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How to escape the Credit Card debt trap

How to escape the Credit Card debt trap

Did you know that a $2,000 credit card debt would take 17 years to repay if you only pay the minimum repayment?2

An Introduction to Investing E-Book

An Introduction to Investing E-Book

With its rewards, however, investing can also be challenging and confusing. Whether you dream of a new house or an investment property, money for your children’s education or the comfort of security and freedom in retirement – understanding the principles of good investing is the foundation of achieving your financial goals. Achieving these goals shouldn’t be luck. It requires commitment, research and patience, to ensure the outcome will be anything but uncertain. And, as with most things, you should plan ahead before you start.

Market Volatility An Overview

Market Volatility An Overview

Why do markets move so much?

Markets are influenced by many things – industrial, economic, political and social factors can all have an impact. For example, consumer and business confidence affect spending and therefore company profits. Global trade and production naturally affect economic growth.

Buying a home

Buying a home

“Are you ready to buy a home”

Tips for making an effective Will

Tips for making an effective Will

While you can leave your estate to pretty much anyone you like, you do need to be careful. Challenges against a Will often occur when people feel they haven’t been provided for fairly.

SMSFs and your retirement horizon

SMSFs and your retirement horizon

Here we look at what to consider when deciding on the right mix of investments for your SMSF as you countdown the years to retirement.

Is it better to buy an investment property or home first?

Is it better to buy an investment property or home first?

Its worth knowing some more about both options to ensure you’re making a well informed decision.

How to stay focussed in volatile markets

How to stay focussed in volatile markets

So the market just fell. You’re reading headlines claiming billions of dollars of value have been wiped off the stock market in a matter of hours, days. You check into your account and see that your investments have also been affected. What will you do?

5 tips for a stress-free converstaion about your will

5 tips for a stress-free converstaion about your will

But no matter how stressful that conversation is, not talking about what’s in your Will could cause confusion, bitterness, far bigger family feuds and even legal battles after you’re gone.

Property market chart pack July 2018 -CoreLogic

Property market chart pack July 2018 -CoreLogic

Sydney dwelling values have fallen by -0.9% over the second quarter of 2018 and they are -4.5% lower over the past year. Dwelling values across Sydney are now -4.8% lower than their July 2017 peak.