Investing,Portfolio Management,Property,Shares

You Are Ready To Invest Because….

11 Feb , 2014  

ProAdviser - Ready

So you think you are ready to invest, but are you really?  Here are five things to be sure you have in place before getting started. 1. No More Consumer Debt You have no more consumer debt.  Once your credit cards are paid off and you no longer carry a revolving balance, then you can […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance

6 Reasons Why You Are In Debt

9 Feb , 2014  

ProAdviser - Reasons Why People Stay in Debt

Do you remember that time when you decided to get yourself out of debt? You might have even felt irritated of being in debt. The constant stress and burden of the piling bills and debt broke you down. Something inside you just clicked and you finally decided that it was about time that you started a […]

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Retirement,Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF)

The Top 10 SMSF Stuff Ups!

5 Feb , 2014  

ProAdviser Turtle

Many consumers these days are using self managed super funds as an alternative to traditional superannuation products. Unfortunately, many consumers use these complex retirement vehicles without fully understanding the responsibilities, risks and consequences. Every year the ATO publishes an article detailing the top 10 SMSF compliance mistakes. These mistakes are general contraventions as reported by […]

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Retirement,Small Business

Will Your Business Have To Retire When You Do?

29 Jan , 2014  

ProAdviser - Contingency Planning

Contingency Planning is all about protecting the assets of your business and the owners from liabilities which may be incurred as the result of unfortunate circumstances involving key persons to the business or principal owners.

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Investing,Property

Real Estate Deal Breakers You Should Avoid

21 Jan , 2014  

Unhappy Depressed Woman

You are almost in possession of your new house. The seller of the house has accepted your offer and all that is required is the paperwork. Unfortunately, the bad news is that the paperwork is prone to land mines. Make sure that you do not become a victim of the common pitfalls that can cause the […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management

How to trade call options?

8 Jan , 2014   Video

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If you are reading this you are either a finance geek or want to be a finance geek and learn how to make money by trading ‘Options’. An option is a financial derivative contract that allows the owner or seller to speculate on price movements of the underlying asset. This underlying asset is usually a share. But […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance,Tax

10 Simple Financial Tips You Need To Know

6 Jan , 2014  

ProAdviser-Checklist

It’s the New Year, a time for resolutions and great changes. Getting started is often the hardest part, and we can feel lost in the planning stages. If getting your financial life tuned up is your resolution for 2014, here are some easy tips that will help you get started, and stay on track.   1. […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance

Does Your New Years Resolution Include A Financial Plan?

2 Jan , 2014  

ProAdviser-NYE

The holiday season has come to an end; its time to pack up the Christmas lights for another year and have a dose of Berocca to recover from the New Years Eve celebrations. By now many of us are thinking about the year ahead, listing our resolutions.  Getting more healthy, involved in community projects and […]

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Investing

Financial Jargon Your Adviser Says

16 Dec , 2013  

Financial Jargon ProAdviser

Have you ever spoken with your financial adviser or accountant and just wished you completely understood the terms they kept on referring too? Proadviser explains one of many – Bottom Up Investing.    

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Conveyancing,Investing,Legal,Property

The 6 Steps In A Property Purchase

12 Dec , 2013  

Buy-Home-ProAdviser-Happy

Are you thinking about heading to an auction or open house this weekend? Before you sign on any dotted line, make sure you understand the processes involved in purchasing a property. The consequences of being unprepared can be time consuming and costly.    

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Investing,Property

What Makes a Great Investment Property?

12 Dec , 2013  

ProAdviser Property Part 2

When selecting an investment property, investors need to be able to analyse a property through the eyes of a landlord and analyse at the facts and figures. To avoid buying a property based on emotions, check out this post for tools to help you make a winning purchase.  

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