In September 2001 I lost over 100,000 frequent flyer points when Ansett Australia collapsed. I had been accumulating reward points with the intent of funding an overseas flight. To that end I’d even paid for a domestic flight rather than use some of my points. What a waste! Back then it was a common complaint … Continue reading Cash in your frequent flyer award points
“Perhaps the developed world is about to experience massive structural change”, mused my mate as we discussed the global financial situation recently. In truth no-one knows what will happen. The great news is that the actions which prepare you to survive a massive change also position you to thrive if instead a boom arrives. So irrespective of your personal forecast it is worth implementing these suggestions.
"One day I want to be a millionaire!" I recall that being an often expressed goal around the traps twenty years ago. Back then the median gross annual income was just $17,056* so the millionaire goal was quite a stretch. It was also before the explosion of free information on the internet. Since then there's … Continue reading Why are only 5% of Aussies millionaires?