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Reasults of a 5 year study | 10 critical habits the wealthy learn from their parents

America’s growing wealth gap, the great divide between the rich and poor, is a reflection of how America’s haves and have-nots were raised by their parents. How do I know?  I spent five years interviewing 177 self-made millionaires and 128 poor people and documented what I learned in something I call my Rich Habits Study….


Brisbane market affordable and resilient

In his column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses the affordability in the Brisbane property market.  HERE’S WHAT HE HAD TO SAY: South-East Queensland continues to offer outstanding opportunity for growth.  However, a sluggish economy, political upheaval, low population growth and an impending apartment oversupply is delaying the significant price growth that’s overdue in Brisbane today. In our…

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The government shouldn’t use super to help low-income savers

Super is the wrong tool to provide an adequate support in retirement for low-income earners, our research shows top-up measures to help this group are poorly targeted and too expensive, writes… John Daley, Grattan Institute; Brendan Coates, Grattan Institute, and William Young, Grattan Institute Compulsory superannuation payments help many middle-income earners to save more for…

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