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New year, new you?

Are you one of the 41% of people who made a New Year’s resolution? Those who set goals are 10 times more likely to achieve than those who don’t. Hate to be the person to break it to you, but new years resolutions have a higher failure rate than normal goals. Why? People just don’t […]

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The True Worth of Nothing

I’ve made plenty of mistakes in my life, some that I still kick myself for. One of my biggest regrets is something I didn’t do, rather than something I did do: invest in cryptocurrency. However, as this spectacular story about the meteoric rise to become the world’s third largest crypto exchange and then even more […]

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Big Bad Bet

“The house always wins”. Gambling odds are never in favour of the average punter, and that has been confirmed by the recent cancellation of the gambling licences of Australia’s two large Casino operators, but they will still be allowed to operate. So despite a supposedly heavily regulated industry falling foul of the law, as fishy […]

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Game Changer

Somewhat quietly, game changing legislation takes effect from 1st of July that will have massive future benefits for all Machinery owners to have machines repaired at a competitive price using a repairer and parts of your choice. The “Right to Repair” legislation makes it mandatory for OEM’s to give access to repair information (and stops […]

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Knowing Good People

  Another year is upon us, and I predict it to be a tumultuous one. Or as Donald Rumsfeld famously said: “There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say, we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — […]

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Money Where Your Mouth Is

Money where your mouth is Ever since we found that the statistics used to justify building toll roads and tunnels were so far out of whack with reality, you’d think that all researchers who conduct these studies should have learned from these findings so as not to repeat them. Actual traffic flows that turn out […]

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Fitting Times

Fitting times As for any business or industry, it is important to pre-empt upcoming issues and factors that will impact on us, so we can plan accordingly. I found this chart by Queensland Economic Advocacy Solutions (QEAS) on Qld Apprenticeships particularly concerning. Once a problem is identified, it’s important to find a solution, but on […]

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Saving a buck at tax time

Saving a buck at tax time A dollar saved is a dollar earned. It’s an old saying, and I sometimes get concerned that many people and companies often forget the basics. Crikey, even some senior financial editors and economic commentators don’t understand the difference between revenue and profit, so one wonders what hope there is […]