My Musings

November 25, 2010

FPA – no degree, no membership | Money Management

    The Financial Planning Association (FPA) has lifted the bar on membership, requiring that from July 2013 membership only…

November 23, 2010

REVEALED: Australia’s Sexiest Bank HQ’s

Australian’s have been bombarded with recent tales of multi-billion dollar profits out of out biggest banks, but it’s not all one side. Those banks have big expenses too. Like some of the most impressive office space in Australia! Lets have a look at some of the pre & post GFC extravagance your 6.45% standard variable rates are supporting.

November 19, 2010

Facebook messaging – Should Google be worried?

Mark Zuckerberg continues his push towards a single platform for all your social needs. But will Facebook Messaging be the death knell for email?

November 6, 2010

Are Aussie Banks “Getting” social?

Australia’s bank oligopoly ensures that innovation need only move at a snail’s pace. But slow we’re starting to see the dinosaurs of the financial service world wake up to the reality that is Social Media. So are our banks truly starting to embrace this as a new channel?

November 4, 2010

Interviews Bogans Like

Australia’s most original, idiosyncratic, enigmatic, visually exciting, infuriating, catchy, smartarse, profane, iconoclastic and flat out funny group. Ever. This is how irreverent Aussie pop band TISM has previously been described, however I feel some of the same adjectives apply to the six man team behind the hugely popular Things Bogans Like blog, and recently released book.

I sat down with guest author Michael Jayfox to ask a couple of questions around the socioeconomic status, online success, and the future of the bogan.

November 1, 2010

Free sh!t I have scored from Twitter

With big business flocking to Social Media as the ideal way to reach mass audiences, canny Tweeps have many opportunities to reach out to these generous online benefactors to gain limitless free crap. So how do you get your slice? Read on…