Planning
5 Questions you should ask a financial adviser

5 Questions you should ask a financial adviser

Once you are ready to meet potential advisers, here are some questions you should ask to help you find the best person to fit your needs. ByCharles Badenach.

9 Mar 2018 Read More
Protecting
6 AGES OF WEALTH AND HAPPINESS

6 AGES OF WEALTH AND HAPPINESS

Each decade of life is different and each needs a different approach to money. You need to plan and to adapt to life’s changes along the way. Our panel of experts tells you how to plan for each decade, and Lachlan Colquhoun presents real-life case studies.

9 Mar 2018 Read More
Planning
6 clever ways to manage your credit card

6 clever ways to manage your credit card

Did you know that Australia’s ‘personal debt’ has been reported as the highest in the world, according to Finder.com.au?  Australia’s debt has increased drastically over the last thirty years. Even though most of us enjoy the benefits of credit cards, it can become a serious issue if we let it get out of control.

9 Mar 2018 Read More
Planning
 3 ways to make the most of your super

3 ways to make the most of your super

Have you checked your superannuation lately? It’s worth keeping an eye on your investment as the more money both you and your employer contribute, the more time your savings has to grow. This means you can enjoy your retirement in comfort.

24 Jan 2018 Read More
Planning
6 clever ways to manage your credit card

6 clever ways to manage your credit card

Did you know that Australia’s ‘personal debt’ has been reported as the highest in the world, according to Finder.com.au?  Australia’s debt has increased drastically over the last thirty years. Even though most of us enjoy the benefits of credit cards, it can become a serious issue if we let it get out of control.

24 Jan 2018 Read More
Saving
No money? Here’s how to have a holiday on the cheap

No money? Here’s how to have a holiday on the cheap

We all know it’s important to take regular holidays to take care of ourselves and those we love. However, what do you do when you need a holiday but there’s no savings to dip into and you don’t want to go into serious debt?

24 Jan 2018 Read More
Planning

Is avocado toast keeping you from buying a home

Australian real estate developer Tim Gurner has recently become the source of global scorn and derision after he told “60 Minutes” that he wasn’t buying $19 avocado toasts and several $4 coffees a day when he was in the process of buying his first home. Anger at his statements stems from the fact that it will take skipping an awful lot of avocado toasts to save up the down payment for a home.

22 Aug 2017 Read More
Saving

5 ways to get the whole family saving

Putting a savings plan into action can put a damper on any household, especially when you have kids. By following these simple tips, you can get the whole family involved and make saving fun.

22 Aug 2017 Read More
Saving

Switch your money mindset

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious about financial security in the current economic climate.

However, the reality is having a negative outlook on money and ignoring your financial goals only creates more of a problem. The first step to take to become more financially secure is to switch your mindset to be more open and positive. How can you approach money, income and financial goals in order to be more resourceful and money smart?

22 Aug 2017 Read More