Property

7 New Year Resolutions for Property Success in 2016

17 Jan , 2016  

property success

At the start of each year our focus is often on eating healthier, losing weight and travelling more while our financial and property goals tend to fall by the wayside. Whether you’re an owner-occupier or an investor, here are 7 New Year Resolutions sure to put you on the road to property success in 2016: […]

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Retirement,Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF),Superannuation

How To Manage Your Own Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF)

25 Dec , 2015  

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Would you like to have more control of your investments into your retirement account? Then perhaps appointing yourself as the trustee of a SMSF is the best option, leaving you with the decision-making power of your investments in relation to the fund. Yet with more power comes greater responsibility, and it is now your responsibility to […]

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Investing,Property

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN INVESTING IN PROPERTY

8 Dec , 2015  

property investment

It’s often said that property is one of our nation’s favourite pastimes and with property investment continuing to be one of the most popular ways to increase personal wealth among Australians, who can dispute that? Investing in property certainly has its advantages. Firstly, you’re getting a physical asset and with that a degree of comfort […]

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Investing,Personal Finance

What’s Your Investment Style – Enterprising or Defensive?

6 Dec , 2015  

Investment style

The world is full of investment experts, ideas and tips. Every day there’s a new idea or strategy that can make you money. But despite the information overload, there are generally two broad types of investors – the enterprising investor or the defensive investor. Deciding upon whether you are enterprising, defensive or a combination of […]

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Personal Finance

7 Ways To Minimise Tax During Retirement

9 Nov , 2015  

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You probably feel like over the years you have paid enough taxes throughout your lifetime, and the last thing you want to do is end up paying more taxes in retirement.  There are some steps you can take now that will help improve your tax situation later, and a lot of it comes from smartly […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance

5 Proven Tips to Get Your Debt Under Control

26 Oct , 2015  

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Building wealth and achieving financial freedom should be a life goal for everybody. We might all want different lifestyles and seek fulfilment and happiness in different ways. But ultimately your financial security is the foundation on which you will seek those goals. Building wealth is for everyone, but before you take your first steps to […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Finding the Sweet Spot: Robo Advice and Active Management

20 Oct , 2015  

portfolio

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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Cashflow & Budgeting,Family & Divorce Law,Personal Finance,Personal Insurance

9 Unexpected Costs of Having a Baby

25 Sep , 2015  

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For such a small person, a baby can have a massive impact on your bank account. It’s important to scope out every possible cost in advance as you don’t want anything jumping out at you when you’re vulnerable and under pressure. Here’s a few things you might need to consider: Utility Bills: As a rule […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Lego Sets Officially Better Investment Than Shares

2 Sep , 2015  

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When I was growing up, Lego sets were my favourite pass time. As a kid, I spent hours upon hours playing with those little building blocks of plastic. Lego sets may look like no more than popular children’s toy, but as an investment, over the past 15 years they have outperformed the stock market, bank […]

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Investing,Shares

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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