How to Rent Your Way to Freedom - a Story of Property Ownership

Bob and Jane get married. They put their savings together, and with a little extra help from the ‘Bank of Mom and Dad’ they manage to put down a down payment on a home and purchase it with a mortgage. They plan to live in the same house…

The Presidential Road to Wealth

Donald Trump.  Regardless of the controversy caused just by the mention of his name these days, one thing is undeniable - Donald Trump is the wealthiest US President to date, with an estimated net worth of over USD 3.1…

The Paradox of Capitalism

You're selfish. Self-serving. Self-interested. Self-motivated. Self-centered. Self-preserving. You didn't like reading that sentence very much, did you? Yet it's true. Despite the negative undertone associated with being self-interested,…

How to Beat Kasparov in Chess

While listening to the latest podcast episode of The Tim Ferriss Show featuring Safi Bahcall, I heard something that is so simple yet fundamental that I knew it would change my life if I applied it correctly. In the interview, Safi Bahcall…

This One Thing Can Make or Break Your UK Property Investment

A double-edged sword can conquer the world for you, but it can also end up cutting you. The wielder of such a sword must understand and respect the power of the sword, and use it responsibly. ...As tempting as it is, I refuse to insert an…
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The Business Story That Changed My Life

Everyone likes a story. It's a timeless way to learn and remember a concept, and this is a concept that you'll want to remember. I want to share with you one of my favourite business stories, which has completely changed my life and how…

Bruce Lee's Best Real Estate Advice

In one of his most cited quotes, the iconic and sometimes enigmatic Bruce Lee said: “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle.…

Is 'Technical Analysis'​ Possible in Real Estate Investing?

There is a perpetual food-fight going on in the world of stock investing. Proponents of 'fundamental analysis' attempt to ascertain the 'intrinsic value' of a company's stock through looking at its financial statements and the larger macroeconomic…

How to De-Risk Your Property Portfolio

The work 'risk' conjures up a different beast in the mind of every investor. If you are a speculator, you might tremble at the thought of it. If you are an opportunist, you might redefine 'risk' as 'volatility' and jump straight into it.…