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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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Successful people don’t play the blame game

Life has a way of going wrong. When things go wrong, our natural inclination is to blame someone or something. This knee-jerk reaction helps protect our fragile egos, by taking individual responsibility for our actions, out of the equation. Blame is anchored in negativity and negativity is the default mode for those who are unsuccessful…

Some things that never change in a world that never stops changing

Today I’d like to discuss a few things that never change in a world that never stops changing. And that’s because the things that never change are the most important things to pay attention to. However, change gets the most attention because it’s exciting, it’s surprising, it’s something that the media can comment on. I…

7 things you need to know before you buy a property in your SMSF

Over the past decade, many Australians have invested in property via their superannuation funds. One of the reasons they do this is because they want to have control over the performance of the funds in their super. Another is it allows them to buy an investment property when perhaps they could not have otherwise. However,…

The Best Path to Long-Term Change Is Slow, Simple and Boring

Many of life’s choices fall into two categories: ■ Option A: Exciting and complex and quick, but the action rarely works. ■ Option B: Boring and simple and slow, but it works nearly all the time. I have been thinking a lot lately about why we are so intrigued by Option A. The list is…

64% of Aussies think they pay too much tax

Do you think you’re paying way too much tax? Well, according to new research by Finder, millions of Australians think too much of their salary goes towards paying taxes. The survey with 1,004 respondents revealed almost 2 in 3 (64%) Australians – equivalent to almost 13 million people – believe they pay too much money…

How much do you need to make it into the top 1 percent in Australia?

Last year entering the elite circle of Australia’s wealthiest 1% became slightly more attainable. Amid economic shifts and a fluctuating Aussie dollar, the wealth threshold to be in this exclusive club dropped a little. Now, a net worth of US$4.67 million (around A$7.18 million) is the new benchmark, down from the previous $US5.5 million (A$8.41…

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