Protection during parenthood

By admin • October 28th, 2019
For many people, one of the most important roles in life is parenthood, but as an “unpaid” occupation, can a full-time Mum or Dad insure against the costs of not being able to fulfil their role if they become sick or injured? The short answer is yes; but another more difficult question to answer is, […]

Joined up finances

By admin • October 28th, 2019
If things are getting serious with your partner, is merging your finances a natural next step? Learn about different ways to manage money as a couple so you can decide on the right approach for your relationship. Being open about money is pretty important in a successful relationship. Secret spending and other  forms of financial […]

The unique needs of small business owners

By admin • September 24th, 2019
The main reason people go into business for themselves is quite simple – to have more control. For others, wealth creation is the main focus, although small business also brings with it the higher chance of failure and loss. Is the hard work and extra risk worth it? If you are a small business owner […]

If you think you’d never fall for a scam, read this…

By admin • September 18th, 2019
If you are aged over 50, male, highly educated, financially literate and manage your own super, beware. You’re at a higher risk of being the target (and victim) of organised investment fraud. This isn’t necessarily because your demographic is particularly gullible. Rather, it’s because you’re more likely to control higher levels of wealth, perhaps as […]

8 handy tips for travelling overseas

By admin • September 9th, 2019
Even for seasoned travellers there’s a little bit of magic involved in hopping on a plane in Australia today and disembarking in a far-off destination like Istanbul or London tomorrow. For most people their travels will be a safe and wonderful experience, but things can go wrong. While you can’t control everything, a little bit […]

Traps to avoid in retirement – Going too hard too fast

By admin • September 2nd, 2019
Retirement: you’ve made it! And one of the rewards for all your hard work is that you can now access your superannuation. Suddenly a world of opportunities opens up – a Caribbean cruise, major home renovations or maybe helping your kids reduce some of their debt. Of course, you deserve to celebrate your retirement, but […]

When to start talking money with kids

By admin • August 29th, 2019
If you want your kids to get into good habits with money, when should you start teaching them about it? Are the pre-school years too soon for pocket money and chats about spending money online? Aussies may have a natural reserve when it comes to talking money. But as parents, teaching our kids to be […]

What are the different types of economic indicators?

By admin • July 2nd, 2019
Understanding how economic indicators can assist with predicting future performance of an economy. An economic indicator is a statistic about economic activity. Economic indicators help paint a picture of how an economy is performing and assist with predictions of future performance. Examples of key economic indicators are gross domestic product (or GDP) which is a […]