The Investor 1 November 2005

Borrowing tricky between family or friends. A quote recently caught my eye. “The easiest way to teach children the value of money is to borrow some from them,” it said. But that applies not only to children. Adults, it seems, take much more notice when someone has borrowed from them than when someone has lent to them.

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NZ Herald 8 October 2005

Q&As: 5 on how different types if families should be taxed; Many readers sent submissions to the government on proposed changes on taxation of international shares; Am I a National Party supporter?

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The Investor 4 October 2005

A message that goes too far — Shares beat mixtures over long term. I take exception to a recent New York Times article entitled, “The long-term lesson: It pays to diversify”. If you look hard at the numbers quoted by the writer, they show just the opposite.

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