Do you have a financial plan you are sticking to? If you do not, now is a time to put on in place. With a new year around the corner, the timing is perfect.
It’s just over 4 weeks since Christmas and the first month this year has already passed. By now, it’s likely that any New Year’s resolution you made have either ceased, are going strong or are somewhere in-between. Why is it that some resolutions work and others...
With another year wrapped up, here is the top 5 most read blogs of 2022 as chosen by you. #5. Should you worry about inflation and interest rates? Making it into the top 5 was the blog about inflation and the impact your personal circumstances has on the situation. ...
Can I share something with you? I’m an impatient person who dislikes waiting. That could be waiting in traffic, on hold on the phone or in a queue at the supermarket. To be honest, it could be anywhere and anything. I just don’t like waiting. I know I’m not the only...
I often hear my clients tell me they want to be in the “best super fund” and make sure they do the “best investments”. Whilst I understand where this sentiment is coming from, I normally point to the fact that it’s simply not possible to be in the best super fund every month, quarter or year. Let me explain using a recent analogy I found myself making the other day. I was watching the AFL footy finals and please bear with me, whether you like the AFL or not, I think this comparison is reasonable.
Our brains are wired to focus on the bad and the power of bad governs people’s moods, drives marketing campaigns, and dominates news and politics. What can we do about this when investing?
Inflation and rising interest rates are impacting households in various ways. Here are some handy tips to help manage inflation and your household budget.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released their latest figures for the June quarter tracking the price change of 11 categories of household expenditure. In some good news, the increase in cost has slowed for seven of these categories compared to the previous quarter.
What do the interest rate increases mean to your investments? Interest rate increases will affect different investments in different ways.
Bring up the topic “finance” with any person at the moment and inflation and interest rates are the two concerns that seem to be on people’s minds. So how do they actually affect your finances? Let’s take a look.