Personal Finance Tips

There’s no better time than the present to get your personal finance in order.
Building wealth certainly doesn’t happen overnight and as much as property investment is key, this all begins with how you manage your money.
These articles offer the best advice from finance industry experts so you can learn how to benefit from long-term monetary strategies.

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RBA Update + Consumer confidence at 13 week high

Confidence bounces, but … Consumer confidence rose +1.2 percent last week to 93.5, according to ANZ-Roy Morgan, a 13-week high. However, confidence levels remain well below the monthly average since 1990 of 112.6, and even still a reading of 93.5 is equivalent to what Australia experienced through the financial crisis. Source: ANZ-Roy Morgan On March…

How early Super access can ruin your home loan plans

The Australian government’s response to the coronavirus crisis is to be, on the whole, applauded. They quickly prioritised the health of our nation and prevented the spread of the early outbreak. Terms such as ‘flatten the curve’ and ‘social distancing’ – phrases that barely existed just months prior – became part of the national vernacular….

29 Psychological tricks that vendors use to make you buy more [Infographic]

Have you ever suffered from buyer’s remorse? You’re not alone.  At and point in our lives most of us have regretted a purchase. You know… that impulse purchase, or buying something online when you’re bored and stuck at home because of Covid19 But it’s not necessarily your fault. After all, we’re constantly bombarded with advertisements…

Will Running In The Rain Make You Successful?

Could there be a link between running in the rain and becoming successful in life? Probably not directly, but it is a habit I have chosen to adopt. One of my favourite sayings is “Go the extra mile, it is never crowded”. I grew up playing Aussie Rules Football and played with some of the…

Money Isn’t Important

Money isn’t important! REEALLY? I mean, really?  On my Facebook page recently we had a top discussion about the meaning of money and how to shift your mindset. One chap piped up to say: “I hate money. I never have enough of it. I’m sick of trying to get it to stretch. If it wasn’t…

Loan deferrals declining - that's positive news

Bank customers struggling financially due to COVID-19 have been given a lifeline over the last few months and have been able to defer their loan repayments. Australian Banking Association (ABA) chief executive Anna Bligh said more than 800,000 people had deferred repayments during the coronavirus pandemic leading to concerns about an “economic cliff” in September…

Do you keep doing what doesn’t work – financially?

Have you ever noticed how good we are at doing what doesn’t work?  For some (OK, for me), it’s with our diet. For others, it’s relationships. For many Australians, it’s how they handle their finances. It’s interesting how otherwise intelligent people behave so foolishly and keep on doing what hasn’t worked for years. It’s like…

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