10-Jan-2020

As New Year resolution time rolls around spare a thought for your business, because every business can benefit from a few resolutions of its own. Here are a few ideas that any business can build some New Year resolutions around.

Make sure you have an up to date business...

27-Dec-2019

The dawn of a new year sees many people setting new year’s resolutions such as losing some weight or giving up smoking.

Similarly, the beginning of a new year is the ideal time for setting financial goals, and here are four practical ways you can kick your year off to a...

17-Dec-2019

Ever dreamed of a white Christmas? While there’s something so very Australian about a sweltering southern-hemisphere celebration, the lure of snow and mulled wine is something else again.

Imagine the scene: horse-drawn sleigh, pink-cheeked children, fir trees and snow –...

3-Dec-2019

The run-up to Christmas is usually a hectic time. Aside from the shopping and Christmas parties, there are deadlines to meet, loose ends to tie up and, for many farmers, the last of the crop to harvest.

Once the big day is over many of us are able to slip into a more re...

3-Dec-2019

Investment Zone (IZ) is a highly regarded boutique Financial Planning organisation located on the Bayside in Brisbane. We are a dynamic, fast growing and forward-thinking firm delivering holistic financial solutions to improve the financial well-being and lifestyles of...

22-Nov-2019

Running your own business can be extremely rewarding but there will always be times when it will be quite the opposite. Depending on the business, many factors will determine the success or failure of a small enterprise however the most common is cash flow. Outlined be...

20-Nov-2019

Just over four years ago Sarah bought an investment property.  To help pay for it she took out a $400,000, 25-year mortgage that offered interest-only (IO) repayments for the first five years.

At an interest rate of 4% per annum those initial repayments amounted to $1,...