Investing,Personal Finance,Shares,Tips & Tricks

Here Are Some Basic Money Skills You Need To Know

22 Nov , 2015  

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Some of us often go through the month without paying much attention to our expenses. Others pay attention to the expenses, but aren’t sure how to create a budget, or manage their money properly. However, there are simple measures you can take to ensure that you are saving money every month and cutting out any […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Tips & Tricks

5 Essential Traits of Highly Successful Investors

22 Nov , 2015  

5 Essential Traits of Successful Investors

Warren Buffett, George Soros and Peter Lynch are all incredibly successful investors. But all of them had humble beginnings. So what exactly makes these investors the cream of the crop? In this article, we look specifically at the 5 essential traits that highly successful investors have in common.   Circle of Competence The first common […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Personal Insurance,Retirement,Superannuation,Trusts, Wills & Estates

5 Telltale Signs You’re Paying Too Much For Your Financial Planner

10 Nov , 2015  

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Financial planners or financial advisers can be invaluable when it comes to organising your financial life and helping you achieve your financial goals. We’ve known many cases where financial planners add significant value, especially when their clients have complex financial situations. You may have a self-managed-super-fund (SMSF), several investment properties, a family trust with a […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Property

Bubbling House Prices – Where To From Here

2 Nov , 2015  

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Reports of record-breaking sale prices, high auction clearance rates and Glenn Stevens, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), talking of ‘crazy’ house prices has greatly inflated the housing bubble debate. House prices are one of the most popular economic topics because many people have an opinion — either they are renting and waiting […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares,Tips & Tricks

How to Start an Investment Portfolio For Less Than $5000?

31 Oct , 2015  

Start an investment portfolio for less than $5,000

You have a good job, stable income and you’re saving some money every month. You might be thinking to yourself – how do I start investing? The truth about investing is you don’t need tens of thousands of dollars to start. In fact, you can start buying shares for as little as $500. Moreover, online discount […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Finding the Sweet Spot: Robo Advice and Active Management

20 Oct , 2015  

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Access to quality financial advice for the general public has always been a hot topic. In recent years, there seems to be two competing ideologies arising from the investment management space. On the one hand, you have more ‘traditional’ human advisers actively managing investment portfolios. On the other hand, you have a new breed of software […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Shares

Volatility In The Australian Share Market

2 Oct , 2015  

Volatility In The Australian Share Market

International share markets fall as uncertainty spikes Heightened concerns over the growth outlook for China proved to be the trigger for a collapse in international share markets during the September quarter. Financial markets were trading at stretched valuations, following years of near zero interest rates and quantitative easing, making the corrections sharper than they may […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

China: Has the Dragon Ran Out Of Puff?

1 Oct , 2015  

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As China’s property market lost momentum in 2014, retail investors shifted their money to the share market, spurred on by the government. ‘China A shares’ are mainland-based, denominated in yuan and traded primarily by locals on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. A phenomenal rally in China A shares began in July last year, fuelled […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Trusts, Wills & Estates

5 Dumb Things You Can Do When You Receive An Inheritance

21 Sep , 2015  

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Surprise, happiness and then indecision. This is generally the emotions experienced when you receive an inheritance, especially if it’s a big, fat inheritance. Making smart finance decisions is not as easy as you think. This is because of our reptilian brain. The logical part of your brain is much smaller than the emotional part. This […]

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Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

What Are The Costs Involved In Buying Property?

18 Sep , 2015  

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If you are looking to buy an investment property, it might be worth considering what kind of different costs there are as well the rewards. The costs include much more than just the interest repayments, so let’s take a look at what you may face with buying an investment property. When your property offer has […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Tips & Tricks

The Definitive Guide to Tracking Your Net Worth

7 Sep , 2015  

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We track everything these days. From the number of steps you walked today to the number of hours you slept last night, tracking our lives are becoming easier and easier. New mobile apps and wearable technology are coming out everyday to enable to track our lives. When it comes to our finances, we’re already using […]

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Investing,Legal,Property,Tips & Tricks

5 Celebrities Who Made it Big With Investing

4 Sep , 2015  

5 Celebrities Who Made It Big Investing (1)

  It’s not uncommon for celebrities to expand their work into other fields of interest. However, we usually expected them to make the majority of their money off what made them famous in the first place. Let’s take a look at 5 celebrities who made it big with savvy investments.   1. Dr. Dre: The Next […]

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