Category Archives: Thoughts & Musings

“Be greedy when others are fearful”

By | November 9, 2016

be-greedy-when-others-are-fearful-dividends-down-under-blogAuthor: Tristan & Jasmin.

Someone you may have heard of once said “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful”.

It is in unexpected times like this where the share market suddenly puts a lot of great businesses at discount prices, even though they’re the same businesses as they were the day before.

If we had tons of cash sitting there … Continue reading >>

Helping family with finances?

By | October 9, 2016

helping-family-with-finances-dividends-down-under-blogAuthor: Tristan.

A few months ago we asked why are finances private? (Have a read of that article if you haven’t already).

The ‘personal’ part of personal finance seems to mean “don’t talk about it” to most people including lots of personal finance bloggers. Jasmin and I are fairly reserved people in real life, we’re quite introverted and like to keep attention away from … Continue reading >>

The big questions about the future of automation

By | September 24, 2016

the-big-questions-about-the-future-of-automation-dividends-down-under-blogAuthor: Tristan.

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The world is changing … Continue reading >>

Who are the real Joneses?

By | September 19, 2016

who-are-the-real-joneses-dividends-down-under-blogAuthor: Tristan.

One of the most common phrases out there in personal finance is the bad habit called ‘keeping up with the Joneses’. It simply means spending more than you should so that you can look more impressive than your neighbours, friends or family – whoever your ‘Joneses’ are. Or perhaps it can just simply be jealousy of what someone has, and you want it … Continue reading >>