Lessons from two weeks of matched betting

Do you like a punt? Imagine you could “gamble” on a guaranteed winner? Well with the process of matched betting, you actually can… with a bit of mucking around, organisation and attention to details. I dived into matched betting with enthusiasm and curiosity. I came out tired and drained. What does it look like when…

Lessons from buying shares inside my Super

Have you ever considered buying shares? Did you know that you (most likely) have plenty of money to do so? “Playing” the stock market with your Super funds is rad fun. It is simple to setup and it is a life experience completely riddled with lessons about money, risk, strategy, maths, business, psychology and recognising…

Lessons from my 40th in Vegas

Chances are that you have been to Vegas or that you want to go. Or that you have been and you want to go again. I was lucky enough (get it, “lucky”?) to head across to the fabulous gambling capital of the world for my 40th birthday with my lovely and understanding wife. She even…

Lessons from building our forever home

You should build a house. I can personally recommend the experience. Wow, it is a journey. An unpredictable roller coaster full of lessons both positive and negative. It is an adventure, a stress, a passion, a test, an accomplishment and eventually your own customised and intimately designed part of Australia. Before we get into my…

Lessons from Mr Money Mustache

Have you heard, the FIRE is spreading?! There is a movement afoot. It’s a mindset, a system, a cult-like community. It’s an age-old way of thinking that has been given a modern day dose of manscaping, not to mention the positive impact and passions of countless extraordinary women. Like any wonderful and worshiped venture it…

Lessons from one month of Airtasker

The number one thing I learned from one month of Airtasker is that Airtasker is making shitloads of money. For those that may remain unaware, Airtasker is a cool little app that matches people to certain folks who are happy to have their skillful expertise palmed off as someone else’s handiwork. I have spent the…