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  • By Published On: May 2nd, 2022Last Updated: May 8th, 2022

    We explore the Nexo platform and offer an objective look at what it is and how easy it is to use from the Australian point of view. The TLDR on this is that Nexo is a a fantastic platform however it does have a single glaring issue for Australians in general. The Nexo Token is required to be held in order to improve your loyalty level. This is a good thing for the platform as it provides liquidity that is necessary for every business. It is good for the customer because it offers incentives in the form of cheaper borrow rates and higher earn rates as well as ongoing interest that is earned on the token itself. The problem at the time of writing is that for Australians we do not have access to the Nexo Exchange so we cannot obtain Nexo tokens on the platform itself. These must [...]

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  • By Published On: April 26th, 2022Last Updated: May 15th, 2022

    We walk through the simple steps, with images, necessary to add the polygon network to your MetaMask Wallet. The developers of the Polygon network have been working to solve many of the problems plaguing the Ethereum blockchain. One of the largest problems has been the prohibitive transaction costs associated with working with Ethereum. Reducing these gas fees is a key issue to making the mass adoption and mainstream use of blockchain technology more feasible. Polygon has successfully reduced this barrier to entry into blockchain with their ongoing development. It’s now possible to engage in transactions for only a few cents where before it may have cost close to $100 for a single transaction. As with any transactions involving blockchain and cryptocurrency it is essential to have a wallet that works on the appropriate networks. MetaMask is one of the most well known crypto wallets available for Ethereum and its [...]

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  • By Published On: September 12th, 2021Last Updated: May 8th, 2022

    The terms money and currency are often used interchangeably by even the most learned and professional individuals who work in the financial sector. Both are made up of almost identical ingredients however differ in one distinct but important element. Currency Currency is defined by the major dictionaries as the system of money that is used in a particular country. This often includes paper notes and coins and is the medium of exchange that is used to conduct business in a particular country. Examples of this are the US dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, New Zealand Dollar, Great British Pound, Chinese Yuan, Japanese Yen and the Euro. It is not entirely accurate to describe currency as the system of money used in a particular country. It is more accurate to describe it as the medium of exchange. This is because of the elements that combine to create a currency. All [...]

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  • By Published On: January 29th, 2021Last Updated: May 8th, 2022

    The bombs that went off in Brussels Airport in Belgium on the 22nd of March 2016 occurred at the check in area of the airport. Only fuckwits and dickheads make these jokes to staff who are working in these environments. Getting through airports with all of your gear in the quickest and most painless way possible is something we'd all like to do. Here we look at the things you will need to consider to get through airports as quickly as possible when travelling in Australia. We will also include points of fact on things to consider as well as some handy tips you can use to maximise the allowance you are given by the airlines. Planning ahead will save a lot of problems, using modular packing techniques will help you to avoid costly mistakes. Knowing what you can check in and what must be carried on. It’s important [...]

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  • By Published On: August 10th, 2020Last Updated: May 5th, 2022

    There are only 4 types of investment asset that investors invest into, each have a variety of sub-classes and have their own benefits and disadvantages. As such different strategies are used when investing into each category. Business Owning a business can be anything from a one person operation up to hundreds if not thousands of employees. However there are distinct differences that must be considered when looking at what kind of business to invest into. There is the question of whether you intend to work in the business. Will you manage it on a day to day basis or have a trusted team who does this for you. Knowing the difference between what is self employed and the owner of a business system is vital. If you are familiar with the writings of Robert Kiyosaki then you will be familiar with what he calls the Casfhlow Quadrant. When Robert [...]

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  • By Published On: July 1st, 2020Last Updated: May 5th, 2022

    Information Age Strategies Information Age Strategies is a series aimed at exploring the ways we can make money in the information age. These strategies are an exploration of the digital economy and the ways business is conducted in the information age. The Information Age has been defined by an economic focus on information technology. Information itself has become a commodity and is disseminated easily and instantly. The IT sector has grown in leaps and bounds since the development of the microchip and even faster since the advent of the internet. However, a vast majority of the world economy still functions on industrial age ideas and educational paradigms. In the industrial age mass manufacturing and large industrial businesses caused people to move out of rural and agrarian areas into large cities. This was because it was possible to earn more money working on a production line than on a [...]

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  • By Published On: June 16th, 2020Last Updated: May 5th, 2022

    Keeping It Simple is a blog about being successful in the modern economy. What exactly does that mean? It means knowing about and understanding the tools we have at our disposal, both in the digital space and the real world. It means taking those tools and using them effectively. Most important of all, it means achieving our goals and living our life the way it makes the most sense.

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  • By Published On: December 20th, 2019Last Updated: May 5th, 2022

    How to Reduce Debt: The Debt Snowball Method Reducing debt can be accelerated with a little forward planning. The snowball method is one way that debt can be reduced much more quickly than expected. How to make a debt snowball The first thing to do, to reduce bad debt, is make a list of all liabilities and all expenses. Your liabilities should be placed in order of the largest to the smallest. Your expenses will be placed in order of least expensive to most expensive. This is in relation to any credit card interest rates first and then the actual monthly cost second. The goal in using this method is to reduce bad debts as quickly and as cheaply as possible. To do this you want to make the best use of your cash and your credit cards. Credit cards generally offer an interest free period and taking [...]

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