money and you

Rich Habits Poor Habits | Rich Beliefs part 1

If you want to succeed in life, if you want to become rich, you need to understand the success beliefs of the Rich and develop more of these and drop the beliefs of the Middle Class or Poor.  Beliefs represent the acceptance of something without any proof to back up what we accept as fact….

5 Thoughts that are secretly destroying your goal progress

Our life isn’t as logical as we like to think. You may plan your goals perfectly, but when the time comes for action, it doesn’t work out. That happens to all of us, because our emotions affect our decisions. We don’t think about that when we set goals. A 2014 study shows how our emotions affect our logical…

Meet the Sponge Society: More parents pay for adult children

Are your children sponging off you? A  survey conducted last year by shows that the majority of parents provide financial support to their adult children, and warns that it may be teaching them bad money habits.  A ‘sponge society’ of adult children receiving financial assistance from their parents is alive and thriving across Australia, according to this …

We’re a nation of savers at tax time: 31% of Aussies will save their tax return

Australians are financially responsible when it comes to using their tax return, with 31% of those expecting a return in the 2016-2017 financial year planning to save it, according to   Using it towards household bills (23%), a holiday (12%), or making additional mortgage (10%) and credit card (6%) repayments were cited as the…

Financial inequity extends beyond the workforce: Research [Infographic]

Not only do women earn substantially less than men – 17.7 per cent less, on average – but new research reveals that a financial disparity between genders extends beyond the workforce into household finances.   New consumer research conducted by shows that 22.4 per cent of Australian women are in the dark about their…