Synopses & Reviews
In 2005, Mark Bouris sold his stake in Wizard Home Loans to GE, the world's largest corporation, becoming a very wealthy man overnight. But like many Baby Boomers, Mark Bouris had no expertise in planning a retirement strategy. "I was in my late forties and knew I had to do something about super and retirement. But I knew nothing about it and I didn't know who to ask." Bouris went about finding the best possible way to invest and manage his retirement savings, receiving assistance from some of the top investment professionals in Australia. This guide condenses what he learned into an easy-to-understand format written in plain English. As well as learning that a combination of superannuation, property, and the share market are the building blocks of financial well-being, Bouris discovered that physical and mental health are just as important for people who want to enjoy their retirement. He calls this crucial focus on non-financial success "The Fourth Investment." No book by Mark Bouris would be complete without Bouris telling his story of coming from Sydney's Punchbowl and going on to found Wizard Home Loans and become one of Australia's most successful entrepreneurs. Included are accounts of his early attempts to make moneythe mistakes, successes, speculators, hoarders, gamblers, and investors he encountered along the way.