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Another tear jerker from BBC Radio 4… I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

Posted by on Dec 11, 2021 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Another tear jerker from BBC Radio 4… I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

A gift for the museum of curiosity – a sunrise after the night

Posted by on Dec 5, 2021 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A gift for the museum of curiosity – a sunrise after the night

What a wonderful gift to the museum

Pause… for a thought

Posted by on Dec 5, 2021 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pause… for a thought

Christmas 2020 Pause for thought on Radio 2 – Very touching.

Why “Never Invest More Than You Can Afford To Lose” Is Really BAD Advice…

Posted by on Oct 2, 2021 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why “Never Invest More Than You Can Afford To Lose” Is Really BAD Advice…

I’ve seen a lot of illegal Ponzi pyramid schemes in my time and generally find them very easy to spot however, one thing that really irritates me is when promoters (who almost always know they are promoting an illegal, fraudulent scheme) say “never invest more than you can afford to lose”.

On the surface this seems very sound advice. But it’s fraught with problems and very often the only real reason someone is offering this advice is to cover their own backs in case you lose your money.

So what’s the problem with this advice?

Firstly, it encourages people to take a punt rather than spend the time and effort doing proper research. In other words, the investment is not an investment at all but rather a gamble or bet. Depending on your view point that may still be fine but, this brings me on to the second reason why this is such poor advice.

You could actually be funding criminal activity such as paedophilia or terrorism. Our natural human reaction is to think “no way, I wouldn’t do that” but I’m afraid to say, it could very easily be true.

By handing over your hard earned cash on the promises of quick, easy riches, you could very easily funding criminal activity. There’s no way you would put money in the bucket of someone in the street sayying “help the murderers”? And yet, by putting money into a “get rich quick scheme” you could actually be doing just that.

Don’t believe me? There’s a real case where a mass murderer was funded by lots of people investing in an illegal ponzi scheme called Bitconnect.

Brenton Harrison Tarrant, was a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons, when he attacked Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island on March 15 2019, killing 51 people in the country’s worst peace-time mass shooting. The attacker broadcast the shooting live on Facebook.

The killer attributed being able fund his activities thanks in part to the money he had gained from the illegal ponzi scheme BitConnect. (here)

There’s another case…

The illegal Ponzi scheme, Traffic Monsoon, was operated by Charles Scoville. In a separate legal case to the charges of fraud, Charles Scoville pled guilty to 1 count of First Degree Felony Attempted Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a child.

So next time you are tempted to “invest” in something that seems too good to be true, please understand that “only invest what you can afford to lose” is certainly not a valid reason to make an investment!

In short, when investing, you should only ever invest based on the merits of the investment itself, and not on how much money you might lose.

ALWAYS do your research and hopefully we can stop funding criminals.

What’s the point of this post?

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in Working from home | Comments Off on What’s the point of this post?

Once again, it’s been 18 months since I posted a new blog post. This post serves no other purpose other than to say “Yes, I’m still self employed and still making a success of working from home – you can do it too”.

Thanks for reading.

Exciting Days

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Working from home | Comments Off on Exciting Days

I was just checking my site when I realised I hadn’t posted a new blog post for over 18 months. That’s rather remiss of me and might have led you to believe I’m no longer active online?!

Far from it.

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Life after delivery

Posted by on May 6, 2019 in Makes you think | Comments Off on Life after delivery

Life after delivery

Here's an interesting perspective... 

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Explainer Videos

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in education, Reviews | Comments Off on Explainer Videos

Explainer Video Tool - A very brief review

I am always keen to learn about new tools to help me work more efficiently and produce better work. In the past I have used Videoscribe for making some explainer videos but it is incredibly time consuming still.

A new tool I have been introduced to today is called https://www.renderforest.com/

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Sextortion emails from fraudsters “Security alert… password must be changed”

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in education, scams | Comments Off on Sextortion emails from fraudsters “Security alert… password must be changed”

Recently there’s been a massive spate of “Sextortion” emails sent to millions of email accounts asking for a ransom not to publish information about your personal life. What has worried so many people in this hack is that people have been told their valid passwords as part of the extortion email.

Here’s an example of the email subject line:

Security Alert. EMAIL ADDRESS has password PASSWORD. Password must be changed. (more…)

Simple Facebook Marketing Strategy

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Success Tips, Working from home | Comments Off on Simple Facebook Marketing Strategy

The Facebook Marketing Strategy

Objective, to be able to find suitable people for your MLM and then be able to Sponsor them into your program!

Step One
Complete your Facebook profile: books, videos, sports, films TV ect…..FILL IN ALL coupled with at least portrait photo of yourself.

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