Investing,Personal Finance,Retirement,Tips & Tricks

Planning For Retirement in Your Fifties

18 Mar , 2016  

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You might have had a well-meaning grandparent tell you in your 20s that you should start to save for retirement, but you were having too much fun to do that.  Then in your 30s you had a young family to care for and a house to buy, so your money was all spoken for.  But […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance,Tips & Tricks

Postpone Your Purchases To Better Your Financial Future

1 Mar , 2016  

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From an early age, many of us are taught to wait for the reward while putting in work and patience, making the end result all the sweeter. This is the practice of delaying gratification, yet many of us nowadays have lost sight of its benefit. People now are in massive debt because they have not […]

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Personal Finance,Retirement,Superannuation

5 Steps You Must Take Within 5 Years of Retirement

28 Jan , 2016  

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If you are closing in on retirement, first of all, don’t panic.  Second, congratulations – you’ve worked hard to get here. When you are five years away from retiring, there are a few things you need to do to shore up your retirement planning.  Let’s look at five of those things and what you need […]

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Retirement,Tips & Tricks

How To Have A Happy Retirement

13 Dec , 2015  

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It can be easy to feel down about retiring when you look at the crazy state of the world today.  You might have watched the amounts in your retirement accounts dwindle during the recession, and only recently have they started to climb back up again.  That might have had you worried. The good parts about […]

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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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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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Personal Finance,Retirement,Tips & Tricks

4 Steps To Figure Out How Much You May Need In Retirement

29 Oct , 2015  

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You might have heard that you need to calculate how much money you will need in order to have a successful retirement. But how do you know what you’ll need?  Does anyone have a crystal ball to look into the future?  It’s actually easier than you might think to be scientific about planning for your […]

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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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Cashflow & Budgeting,Personal Finance,Tips & Tricks

Saving for Special Purchases or Saving Time

22 Oct , 2015  

For many people, the end goal of saving money is often for physical things like cars, houses, vacations, and designer clothes. Therefore many people interpret the practice of saving as something temporary: accumulating enough cash within a certain period of time to buy something or a service that will improve someone’s quality of life. It […]

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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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Legal,Personal Finance

Is 50 Cent Actually Bankrupt?

20 Jul , 2015  

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40 year-old rapper Curtis James Jackson III, better known as his on-stage alias “50 Cent” filed for bankruptcy on 13th July 2015. It was a sudden move that no one expected since there was no indication that he was experiencing financial troubles. 50 Cent is more than just a rapper, he has been labeled a […]

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Personal Finance,Tips & Tricks

Financial Planning Foundations: Accumulate An Emergency Fund

22 Mar , 2015  

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Life is full of unexpected moments, and some of those happen to be emergencies, like unemployment, a stolen computer, or a mugging on the street. But these events don’t necessarily need to leave you in despair. By setting-up an emergency fund and adding to it regularly, it will offer you peace of mind if you […]

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