Monthly Archives: February 2011

What would you do if you were Jack Black?

February 25th, 2011|

Jack Black recently starred in a remake of the classic novel Gulliver’s Travels. If you’re not familiar with the story it’s about a man who finds himself washed up on a strange island to discover he is physically huge compared to the inhabitants.

When you’re that big it’s not hard to attract attention and make yourself heard and that’s what Gulliver does.

So if you suddenly found yourself much larger than everyone else and had the attention of the entire nation what would you do and what would you say? Obviously being this big comes with responsibility. You could communicate an important message that benefits everyone or you could keep quiet and not use your position to promote the well being of others.


Would you like a 40k tax refund?

February 23rd, 2011|

To help our readers we will invite guest bloggers to pass on their experience. Thanks to Julie Hanson from Just do Property for this blog.

I blogged a couple of weeks ago about an incentive that the government has introduced to encourage us to buy more property (I like that!). I recently interviewed the Directors of Global Cashflow, Julie Jackson and Lisa Matterson to find out more about it. (listen to the interview again here).

Julie and Lisa explained that only 4% of eligible people have claimed for Capital Allowances. Surely this is like having the winning lottery ticket in your pocket but not claiming it!


Why Property is the new Pension

February 18th, 2011|

Why Property Investment is the new Pension. In the last blog we looked at the death of the traditional pension and how hanging on to outdated methods could cost you your retirement. In this blog we look at how property investment could be the answer to your retirement or financial freedom.

The most important factor to look at is how has property performed over the years to see if it’s an asset we can rely on.


Why the traditional pension is dead – If you ever want to retire you have to read this

February 11th, 2011|

An awakening is taking place! The public are becoming more aware of pensions, and more accurately, of the pension crisis.

We are starting to see that the traditional pension system, a cornerstone of the 20th century belief model (go to school, get a job for life, pay your mortgage off, retire on a comfortable pension) is DEAD.