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Ben White
Sydney Australia
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From an article by RP DATAThe length of tenure, or a property’s ‘hold period’ is a very under utilised property statistic. In this week’s Property Pulse we are going to shed some more light what a hold period is and look at those suburbs with the longest and shortest average... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
Here is a great article from one of my favourite sites Lifehacker.com.au Click here Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
Here is a really good article that I found on one of my favourite sites Lifehacker.com.au Click here to view http://tinyurl.com/2uw7vez Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at benwhite.com.au
Negative gearing here to stay, say pollies By Kevin Eddy | 11 Aug 2010 Both political parties have ruled out the abolition of negative gearing following the federal election. Both Treasurer Wayne Swan and Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey assured attendees at a debate at the Canberra Press Club that neither... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2010 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
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Mar 15, 2010
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Data just released from ABS states that Australia's economy is in the strongest shape of all the modern world economies. This increased annual rate of growth of 2.7 per cent, putting it close to historical trend growth of 3 per cent, and supported the Reserve Bank’s decisions on interest rates.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2010 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
Well the smart money was on a rate rise today after they decided to keep them on hold in February. The official rate was lifted by 0.25% to 4.00%. The Australian economy has been doing very well weathering the storm of the GFC. Below is an excerpt from the Reserve... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2010 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
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Feb 21, 2010
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The majority of borrowers have not been lured by current fixed interest rates. Demand has dropped to an all time low as most borrowers find the variable rates far too attractive to pass up. Having to pay an extra 1.80% in most cases for a fixed rate loan just does... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2010 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
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Feb 8, 2010
Whats your home phone number? "I only have a mobile phone" Generation Y will be increasingly handicapped when they go to make a finance application to purchase their first home. The very lifestyle that is convenient, more cost effective and tech savvy will cause generation Y to be disadvantaged before... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2010 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
A liitle video account of the start to our trip to Harrington for the Xmas break. Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2010 at benwhite.com.au
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Tonight we cooked some seasoned chicken on the Weber. Total of about 35 minutes. Lightly brushed with Canola oil when they were put in the Weber. We enjoyed them with some light Caesar Salad and Boiled Corn. Before ~ After ~ Stay tuned for more beautiful BBQ delights! Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2010 at benwhite.com.au
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My old BBQ was starting to rot from the inside out. After close to ten good years of diligent service it was showing signs of terminal illness. The wooden trolley was in perfect nick thanks to the heavy duty cover I had religiously shrouded it in since 2000. The problem was the burners and the second level was rusting and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2010 at benwhite.com.au
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I think 6th place from 38 teams is a great result and I never thought we could be a sniff away from a medal. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2009 at benwhite.com.au
Sandi & Sam were married at Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel at St Patricks Estate, Manly. Here is a video of the wedding for family and friends. The soundtrack is "forever" by Chris Brown Enjoy! Dont forget to rate the video!! LET IT LOAD FIRST AND TURN THE SOUND UP! Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2009 at benwhite.com.au
iPhone apps Louisa HearnJuly 8, 2009 The enduring popularity of the Zippo branded lighter app for the iPhone has not been lost on the business world. Its virtual flame has been spotted lighting up concerts around the world, keeping Zippo safely at the top of the iTunes charts. Australian businesses... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2009 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
July 8, 2009 Australians are finding it harder to escape work thanks to BlackBerrys, mobile phones and laptops, but it has made us more efficient, a study has shown. Mobile technologies have transformed the way people tackle their jobs, increasing work hours for some, but also boosting productivity across all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2009 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
John KavanaghJuly 22, 2009 Your turn . . . making the right move on term deposits will boost your savings. The economic recovery will determine whether locking your cash away in a term deposit is a good move. The good news for investors in term deposits is rates have gone... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2009 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
Close The Australian share market has closed at a nine-month high, continuing a near two-week rally that was interrupted yesterday, powered by the top banks and as funds flowed back into equities ahead of the August reporting season. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 47.6 points, or... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2009 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
Chris ZapponeJuly 30, 2009 - 1:15PM National house prices have risen further in the June quarter, with a recovery at the higher end of the market matching strength at the bottom end. House prices gained 3.3 per cent in the June quarter, the strongest quarterly growth since the global financial... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2009 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
Ben White is now following Sweetney
Jul 23, 2009
Ben White is now following Frank Gruber
Jul 23, 2009
From the Australian Newspaper written by Sara Rich Thursday; July 23, 2009 THE Commonwealth Bank of Australia achieved growth in funds under management, funds under administration and in-force insurance premiums during the June quarter, as market conditions improved. The bank said yesterday that its funds under management rose 8per cent... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2009 at thatfinanceguy.com.au
From The Australian Newspaper Written by Anthony Klan Thursday; July 23, 2009 EMBATTLED Gold Coast financier City Pacific has indicated it is unlikely to appeal a court decision which this week handed control of its $630 million City Pacific First Mortgage Fund to rival Balmain Trilogy. "The court has made... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2009 at thatfinanceguy.com.au