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  • Welcome to Low Rates, High Returns.

    December 24, 2019 by

    “Rule #1: Don’t lose money. Rule #2: See rule #1”. ——— Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway. Net worth: A$125 billion. This is the first post on our new blog; stay tuned for many more. Our new book is due to be released in February 2020, and it explains clearly & succinctly the benefits of managing your… Read more

  • Groupthink or groupstink? (Devil take the hindmost)

    January 21, 2020 by

    The madness of men ‘I can calculate the movement of stars, but not the madness of men’. Isaac Newton (apparently said after he lost his fortune). The importance of this is not the quote itself. The importance is that Newton learned the lesson the hard way – that is, after he lost his fortune. As… Read more

  • What are your expected returns? (earnings vs. capital gains)

    January 16, 2020 by

    Expected returns How do how do you think your portfolio will perform over the next few years? Do you have a figure in mind? 10% per annum? 15%? 5%? Most people don’t have an expected return, and if they do, it’s not always based on any solid understanding of markets, but derived from averages, what… Read more

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