How Does the Stock Exchange Work?

31 Aug , 2014   Video

Everyday in the news we hear about the stock exchange, stocks and money moving around the globe. Still, a lot of people don’t have an idea why we have stock markets at all, because the topic is usually very dry. We found this sweet video over the weekend that beautifully explains the stock exchange, why we […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance

10 Ways To Be Money Smart In Your 20’s – Part 2

22 Aug , 2014  

Money Smart In Your Twenties

A recent survey by ING Direct indicated that, financially speaking, 40% of Gen Y’s are concerned about job stability, 30% rate getting a better paying job as their main ambition and 63% consider saving more as their key priority. Statistics like these, mixed with news such as the announcement made by the ATO that businesses using bitcoins in transactions will now have to […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance

10 Ways To Be Money Smart In Your 20’s – Part 1

19 Aug , 2014  


Two weeks ago we shared’s article about how 9% of Gen Y homeowners had purchased their first property before the age of 20.  Not only is this a promising start for those individuals, but also for this generation. With innovative technology and the Internet as their aid, Gen Y’s have more access than any […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance

The Only 3 Money Management Apps You’ll Ever Need

14 Aug , 2014  

Money Management Apps

With the new financial year in full swing and tax returns well underway, now is the perfect time to reassess your personal finances and create some achievable money and investment goals. We’ve reviewed a bunch of apps, but with great functionality and simplicity being key, here are ProAdviser’s top 3, free money management apps: 1. Pocketbook  (Available on […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Investing,Personal Finance

Money Talks

12 Aug , 2014  


Money – we all need it, want it and work for it, yet it is often a subject that is considered taboo to talk about with friends and family. With such negative connotations around the ‘money’ conversation, it is often hard to find someone to talk about your situation with. This then also leads to […]

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Investing,Personal Finance

History’s Worst Investments

7 Aug , 2014  


When it comes to investing we’ve seen some of the worlds greatest companies, partnerships and wealth created when the right combination of people, products and ideas converge. Conversely, humans are famously fallible and some of the brightest financial minds have blown billions on bad investments. The only thing to be said about these business deals is that they […]

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