Discussions about Money with Children start at home. This eBook plans to provide you with the tools to commence the discussion about money with your children. Click the image to download the eBook. Click the image below to download the eBook now.
Pocket money is often the first experience kids have with saving, spending, earning and sharing money. Watch this video to find out how much the average Aussie kid gets.
Happy Financial Planning Week! Owl Financial Management together with The Financial Planning Association of Australia encourages everyone to ‘share the dream’ with the next generation. There has never been a more important time than now to #sharethedream and pass on healthy money habits with the next generation – the #invisiblemoneygeneration – for whom the digital […]
Our upbringings hugely influence the attitudes we have towards money. Did you observe your parents working hard to put food on the table? Was money a cause of conflict in your household? Was it spent freely, or were budgets obeyed? The money attitudes you were exposed to as a child aren’t necessary the ones you’ve […]
One of the major themes for local investors in 2018 is the fall in the Australian dollar, and it’s not just Aussie travellers heading overseas who are affected. Currency movements can have a big impact on your investment returns, but where there’s risk there’s also opportunity. The Aussie dollar has dropped from a high of […]
Millennials are often accused of living for the present and wasting their money on smashed avocado. So it may come as a surprise that younger Australians are at the vanguard of a growing movement committed to the old-fashioned virtues of thrift and saving, but with a modern twist. Whereas the mantra of the Baby Boomers […]
As we publish our August 2018 Financial Newsletter, and the weather begins to warm up, our thoughts are with the nation’s farmers. Many are battling a prolonged drought and wishing for rain. On the domestic front, the corporate earnings season is approaching at a time when Australian shares are trading at 10-year highs. The lower […]
ASFA’s retirement standard at the modest level has increased for both couples and single people. For the March 2018 quarter, couples aged 65 living a modest retirement need $39,353 per year and single people need $27,368. This is up from the September 2017 quarter (the most recently reported quarter) at $35,189 and $24,506 respectively. The […]
People often think their superannuation will be treated as part of their estate when they die and distributed according to their Will, but that’s not the case. Unless you have nominated your beneficiaries, the decision as to who receives your super is in the hands of the trustees of your fund. When that happens, the […]
Australian motorists are not the only ones hoping that global oil prices have peaked after reaching four-year highs in 2018. Not only do high oil prices flow through to the price of petrol at your local service station, but they also increase the cost of doing business for everyone from farmers to airlines and push […]