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How much super is enough?


Most of us dream of the day we can stop working and start ticking off our bucket list. Whether you dream of cruising Alaska, watching the sun rise over Uluru, improving your golf handicap or spending time with the grandkids, superannuation is likely to be a major source of your retirement income.

How much super is enough?2021-09-14T09:07:26+09:00

Big $ lessons for small fry


What do Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Sting and Nigella Lawson have in common apart from wealth? This mismatched bunch is part of a vanguard of rich parents who have vowed not to leave multi-million dollar legacies to their children.

Big $ lessons for small fry2021-09-08T07:57:59+09:00

Cast your financial safety net


New Year is traditionally the season of fresh starts and personal resolutions. Along with diet and exercise, getting ahead financially makes it onto many wish lists year in and year out. But a brighter financial future is likely to remain a pipedream without a back-up if things don’t go to plan.

Cast your financial safety net2021-09-06T10:02:38+09:00

New Covid-19 relief schemes explained


As we navigate ongoing lockdowns due to COVID-19 across Australia, here is a guide to the latest benefits you may be entitled to from the Federal and State Governments.

New Covid-19 relief schemes explained2021-08-09T09:07:27+09:00

Investing lessons from the pandemic


When the coronavirus pandemic hit financial markets in March 2020, almost 40 per cent was wiped off the value of shares in less than a month.i Understandably, many investors hit the panic button and switched to cash or withdrew savings from superannuation.

Investing lessons from the pandemic2021-08-04T09:08:17+09:00

Getting retirement plans back on track


After a year when even the best laid plans have been put on hold due to COVID-19, people who were planning to retire soon may be having second thoughts. You may be concerned about a drop in your super balance, insecure work, or an uncertain investment outlook.

Getting retirement plans back on track2021-07-27T08:17:46+09:00

Go for gold to achieve your goals


The Olympic Games always provides a platform to marvel at what humans are capable of, as the athletes competing strive to be the fastest, the strongest or just the best, to win gold. While this year may be a little different, the Games still give us the opportunity to be inspired by the remarkable performances of the athletes as they compete.

Go for gold to achieve your goals2021-07-20T09:42:56+09:00

Make yourself accountable for your success


When it comes to career or life goals, a crucial element often missing from the discussion is that of personal accountability. Accountability is fundamental to effective government and successful business, but we often neglect it in regards to our own ambitions. Practicing personal accountability isn’t easy, but if you embrace it, the effect can be transformative.

Make yourself accountable for your success2021-06-29T09:39:03+09:00

Golden rules of investing


At first glance, investing can seem daunting.  So much complex information and so little time to absorb and act on it when you’re busy getting on with life.  It’s little wonder that so many of us put it in the too hard basket for longer than is good for our wealth.

Golden rules of investing2021-06-15T09:09:30+09:00