Personal Finance

The Hype Continues: Our Robo Advice Startup Story

29 Mar , 2016  

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Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Property

What Are The Pros And Cons of Negative Gearing

22 Mar , 2016  

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Within Australia, property investment has become very popular as these investments have been giving reliable long-term returns, increasing capital growth over 5% a year in different state capitals over the past ten years. Rent returns have also been substantial, at 3.4% for houses and 4.3% for flats. As you can see, investors have been receiving […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Retirement,Tips & Tricks

Planning For Retirement in Your Fifties

18 Mar , 2016  

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You might have had a well-meaning grandparent tell you in your 20s that you should start to save for retirement, but you were having too much fun to do that.  Then in your 30s you had a young family to care for and a house to buy, so your money was all spoken for.  But […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Retirement

The 5 Biggest Retirement Planning Mistakes You Can Make

18 Mar , 2016  

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Many people want to plan for their retirement, but they either don’t know how to get started or they are starting to plan and are afraid they will make a mistake.  This is why retaining a retirement planner is important, because he or she will help steer clients through the maze and help them realise both […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Is It Really All China’s Fault?

4 Mar , 2016  

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The Australian market got off to a rocky start in 2016 and much of the blame was placed on China. A government devaluation of China’s currency, combined with a sharp decline of China’s share market, sent shock waves around international investment markets and triggered a belief that this was ‘proof’ of a ‘hard landing’ in […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance,Tips & Tricks

Postpone Your Purchases To Better Your Financial Future

1 Mar , 2016  

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From an early age, many of us are taught to wait for the reward while putting in work and patience, making the end result all the sweeter. This is the practice of delaying gratification, yet many of us nowadays have lost sight of its benefit. People now are in massive debt because they have not […]

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Investing,Property,Tips & Tricks

8 Qualities To Look Out For In A Real Estate Agent

29 Feb , 2016  

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Whether you are looking to hire a real estate agent for a new primary home or you are looking into purchasing an investment property, you need to find a good real estate agent. There are some main qualities you should look for when evaluating agents to be sure you find a good one.   Find […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares,Tips & Tricks

How To Establish An Investment Portfolio

28 Feb , 2016  

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If you are looking for a way to invest your money, why not consider building a share portfolio? The name itself may sound intimidating; however, there are plenty of tools to get you started into accelerating wealth creation. Depending on your investment goals and your knowledge of trading shares, your first step will be to […]

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Retirement,Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF),Superannuation

Start An SMSF With The Right Intentions

27 Feb , 2016  

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Many people believe that starting their own SMSF will grant them greater returns in the long run, yet they have many questions. Questions range from how to start a SMSF, what balance you need to start with, how do you administer the fund, and how much administration for the fund costs. However, the most pertinent question […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Retirement

Four Things to Consider When Investing For Retirement

18 Feb , 2016  

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Learning about investing is always a great idea, and never more so than when you are getting close to retiring.  It feels like there are so many terms that don’t always mean what you think they should.  But beyond that is the actual process of investing and planning.  So what are the main things you […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance

How To Make A Fixed Rate Home Loan Work For You

18 Feb , 2016  

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On the back of lenders’ decision to independently raise variable rate home loans last October and growing uncertainty around what the RBA will do with the official cash rate this year, there has been a resurgence of demand for fixed rates among mortgage holders. If you want a little extra security when it comes to […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Property

February Market Update

7 Feb , 2016  

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We’re already in February (where did 2015 go?) and the economy is already looking a little unsettled. Admittedly, it can be quite a struggle to wrap your head around the changing marketplace, but that’s exactly why we’ve created this wrap-up. Let’s have a look at the key recent changes in the property market.   Speculation […]

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