Let’s get one thing straight. Let’s get the media to stop labelling the removal of tax breaks as ‘spending cuts’. The government doesn’t spend anything when you get a tax break, it simply takes less money from you.
Archive for January, 2013
I probably should have asked you to send me a list of some of your favourite books on freedom and economics, the fact is I didn’t. But that didn’t stop a couple of readers taking the initiative and dropping me a line. I’m glad they did. Here are their suggestions.
I can’t help but comment on a line that Barack Obama used in his second inaugural address. It is easily the most audacious and stomach-punching example of Doublespeak I’ve seen from any politician in years.
That headline probably seems strange coming from me. I’ve been a champion of social media. This article has one message: Shut them down. Not entirely down. Everything I’ve written still applies. But there are uses and there are abuses.
Today is the Australia Day public holiday. I thought I’d spend a few minutes to list some of the books I’m reading at the moment.
Even though most people think the World Economic Forum (WEF) is a meeting of free marketers and capitalists, the reality is the opposite. The world’s biggest gathering of socialists, collectivists and central planners kicks off in Davos, Switzerland this week.
For some people, retiring overseas is an extremely wise, calculated and successful decision. Even if it isn’t for you today, moving overseas might still be a good idea one day. So why not become familiar with some enticing options?
While it’s true in the last 6 months that many stocks were cheap (and many other stocks still are cheap), that isn’t why most investors bought shares.
In 2008, the American dream of homeownership turned into an incredible nightmare for millions. The government had been subsidizing this stuff for nearly a century, and it all turned to dust. As is typical, government has swung back the other way, seeking to discourage reckless borrowing on houses and to suppress mortgage rackets.
Today I’m going to reveal two property investment strategies to you. One of them was the best performing property investment strategy of 2012.