Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Property

February Market Update

7 Feb , 2016  

market update

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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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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Personal Finance

The Post-Christmas Recovery Plan

10 Jan , 2016  

christmas debt

If your 2016 investment plan isn’t going as strongly as you’d originally hoped, you’re not alone – Australians collectively managed to blow an estimated $8.9 billion in December alone. Luckily for a lot of us, there’s a fairly straightforward way out of post-Christmas debt, provided you follow a few steps.   Work out a realistic repayment […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Investing,Personal Finance

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals in 2016

3 Jan , 2016  

financial freedom

It’s that time of the year again for new year resolutions! You may have personal fitness goals, career goals and financial goals, but how do you make sure you’re still on track a few months later? Financial goals tend to be a little bit different in that they require a different type of will power. Unlike […]

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Personal Finance,Property

Let’s Bust the Top 5 Myths of Property Investment

17 Nov , 2015  

top 5 myths of property inevsting

Australians love property. Anyone who bought a property in the last 20 years would likely have earned a handsome return. Property investment may be popular, but it is far from easy. In this article, we explore and then bust the top 5 myths of property investment in Australia.   All property will increase in value […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Trusts, Wills & Estates

5 Dumb Things You Can Do When You Receive An Inheritance

21 Sep , 2015  

inheritance

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,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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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Lego Sets Officially Better Investment Than Shares

2 Sep , 2015  

lego set

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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Cashflow & Budgeting,Growth Hacks,Investing

What Makes a Music Video: Creativity vs. Cash at the VMAs

26 Aug , 2015  

creativity vs cash (1)

With MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs) coming up this Sunday it’s time for us to look at what makes some music videos so successful. Does investing more money lead to success? Or is it about creativity and innovation? Let’s break some of the music videos in contention for awards this weekend to work out what […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Investing,Personal Finance,Tax,Tips & Tricks

7 Wealth Building Strategies For the High Income Earner

19 Aug , 2015  

7 wealth Buildng strategies

In today’s consumerist society, everyone wants to be wealthy. Anyone you speak to would say yes to being able to live a luxurious lifestyle where they can afford an abundance of materialistic belongings. However, to accumulate the wealth to live lavishly is not an easy feat. Even if you are currently earning a high income, […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

How Do The Professionals Invest?

6 Jan , 2015  

Billionaire Warren Buffett, CEO and chai

Making profits in the stock market is not about luck. It is about having a structured and methodical approach to making investments decisions. This blog post explains the key method that financial advisors, investment managers and professional investors use to structure high performing portfolios.    

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

Be A Picker, Not A Collector

9 Apr , 2014  

ProAdviser - Dont Put Your Eggs In One Basket

An adage we’ve all heard is that you do not want to put all of your eggs in one basket.  Drop the basket and you lose all of your day’s harvest.  In the world of investing, this means to have a diversified portfolio which can help provide you with a buffer from the potential shifts and […]

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