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Superannuation is for the oldies, right?

In some ways that’s true, but even in your twenties there are good reasons to take a bit more interest in your super. The average 25-year-old has around $10,000 in super, but the decisions you make now, even with relatively smal...


Despite public awareness of scams, the perpetrators’ methods are becoming increasingly sophisticated and otherwise savvy people are falling victim.


Forget about location, location, location being the key to a good investment outcome. For now, let’s think of the most important ingredient as being regular, regular, regular!

A regular savings plan can turn small amounts of money into a sum that can take you closer to...


Each new generation will treat money differently to the last, but children of the 21st Century certainly have many more uses for money than those of the last century. Not all that long ago a bike or a doll was a 5-year-old’s dream gift; now it’s an iPad!

Attitudes and a...


Perhaps due to the popularity of do-it-yourself (DIY) television programs, home renovations are big business. The rewards are there, but watch out for the hidden costs – and we’re not talking about fancy tap-wear!

Australians in increasing numbers are becoming building...


A client who runs his own laundromat business came to see me last week. Barry was in a bit of a state. He told me it had suddenly dawned on him he was getting closer to retirement and had been reading all these stories in the paper about how much a person needed to hav...


Did you know...October is Mental Health Month?

If you’ve ever laid awake at night thinking about your finances you’ll know: financial stress can be debilitating. What you may not be aware of is the strong link between financial stress and mental health.

According to the...