Saving for the Future: Building Financial Security Step by Step

15 February

In an era where the allure of instant gratification is stronger than ever, the art of saving money seems to be fading into the background. Yet, the truth remains: most of us have aspirations that extend beyond our immediate reach, be it a new car,...[Read More]

Understanding the five key areas of personal finances

8 February

When it comes to managing your money, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the five key areas of personal finance: income, spending, saving, investing, and protection. Mastering these elements can be the difference between...[Read More]

Retirement planning tips and mistakes to sidestep

1 February

Whether you’re in your 30s, 40s, or 50s, the importance of retirement planning cannot be overstated. Starting early allows you to build a secure financial foundation for your retirement years. However, the strategies and concerns differ based on...[Read More]

What is your “big picture” ?

1 February

Even as children, people create this big picture in their minds — a reflection of how they envision their life to be. Whether your big picture is similar to what’s called the Australian Dream (home ownership as the key to a better life) or...[Read More]

The difference between shares and bananas

25 January

In the world of investing, stocks and bonds often take centre stage. They represent two of the most common types of investments, each offering unique benefits and risks. As an investor, understanding stocks vs. bonds is key to building a diversified...[Read More]

Top 5 things to do as you plan for the year ahead

4 January

People typically associate the new year with hope — a time for fulfilling plans, whether those are financial, personal or professional. The past year is finally over and you can now look forward to what the new year has in store. While it’s also...[Read More]

Top 5 financial New Year’s resolutions to achieve in the new year

28 December

The new year is a perfect time to reflect on your achievements from the ending year and to plan for the new year. While you can also make resolutions for other aspects of life, financial success should be at the top of your list. Check if you...[Read More]

Preparing for retirement in today’s world

14 December

To prepare for retirement, there’s forced savings in the form of social security, such as superannuation. Other options to arrange for a secure financial future are savings in the bank, investments and insurance.   These days, preparing for...[Read More]

Government taps private investors for net zero, defence

6 December

The federal government has pledged to look at ways to leverage $2.5 trillion in capital from superannuation funds and big banks for clean energy, defence and social spending. Treasurer Jim Chalmers hosted a roundtable with executives in Canberra on...[Read More]

20 investment mistakes to be aware of

30 November

Investment, a field where even the most astute can stumble, is rife with potential missteps. However, these errors often serve as valuable learning experiences, offering insights for crafting more robust investment strategies. 20 investment mistakes...[Read More]

Managing Debt: A Strategic Approach to Financial Wellness

23 November

Confronting debt can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. Balancing daily living expenses while keeping up with loan repayments is a challenging task that can affect both your financial and emotional well-being. Nevertheless, with a...[Read More]

Navigating the Emotional and Financial Aspects of Inheriting Wealth

16 November

Inheriting wealth, while often a sign of a loved one’s thoughtfulness, also brings a mix of emotions and responsibilities. It’s a time that calls for both emotional support and practical financial planning. Taking the time to grieve and process...[Read More]

Understand if a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) is right for you

9 November

A self-managed super fund (SMSF) is a private superannuation fund that individuals in Australia can manage themselves. These funds differ from industry and retail super funds, as they offer more control over investment choices and insurance options....[Read More]

Understanding the Five Pillars of Personal Finance

2 November

When it comes to managing your money, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the five key areas of personal finance: income, spending, saving, investing, and protection. Mastering these elements can be the difference between...[Read More]

Things to do for a happy life after retirement

12 October

Are you the employee who eagerly waits for retirement day or one who fears it because they are not prepared? While there is no blueprint for a happy retirement, some actions can help increase the chances of having an enjoyable life after...[Read More]