This week's property news comes to you direct from my front yard! The weather has been too good for me to miss out on... Today I'll be explaining why basics like milk and bread getting cheaper ISN'T a true indicator of the current market.
I hope you have all had a good Easter and are starting to feel more positive after the good news we have been getting lately. Unfortunately, pensions haven't gotten the message, as the PPF has just announced a recording breaking deficit.
The recent recession has seen the collapse of many businesses with more predicted. Up until now, company insolvency has meant that employees of the firm would walk away with pretty much nothing, including most if not all of the money invested.
Over the last couple of weeks Brett has been discussing the Bank of England's attempts to restart the economy through quantitative easing (QE), the principles behind it and the possible pitfalls if it is not monitored appropriately.
This week we have been looking at the decline of "defined-benefit" (DB; or otherwise referred to as salary-related) occupational pensions and the rise in defined-contribution (DC; or money-purchase) occupational pensions.
I've always said that you need to match your strategy to the market - and right now, if you're one of the few that can adapt quickly, you'll be laughing. Watch this video to learn how to profit from the coming Off Plan Property Boom of 2009-2016.
There has been a lot of discussion regarding pensions over the last week, with particular emphasis on one man's pension plan.
It is quite astounding that three quarters of those taking part in the Attitude to Pensions survey in 2006 expected their main source of retirement income to be pension-based, but just 9% believe it is the best way to make the most of their money!
Just watching a great TV show that looks at the crash in the financial system that we have just been through. It's called "The City Uncovered" with Evan Davies and I found it a very accurate and honest account of why it all happened.
This week I looked at what the experts are saying about price drops throughout 2009. The average prediction was a price drop of 10% and recovery in 2010 with full recovery back to 2007 prices in 2012