Almost one third of all Australians may be relying on the inheritance to pay off the mortgage and ensure their financial security in retirement, according to recent research by MLC, the Australia Today report. Lifestyle trumps mortgage as a goal for the future The issue seems to be our ability to pay off the mortgage […]
As a wise man once said, “I don’t know what they want from me. It’s like the more money we come across, the more problems we see.”i If this rings true for you, chances are your most important relationships are marred by conflicts about money. It’s not something you want to deal with at any […]
For many people, debt is a dirty word. But not all debt is created equal. There’s good debt and there’s bad debt, and then there’s the good debt that can get pretty ugly if it’s not managed properly. Learning to use debt intelligently could make all the difference to your personal bottom line. Good debt […]
Pick an Australian, any Australian, and chances are they dream of buying a home or upgrading the one they already own. There’s the emotional satisfaction of knowing you own the roof over your head, the freedom to rip up carpets and keep a pet, and the stability it offers as you raise a family. But […]
Australia has recently signed a number of free trade agreements (FTAs) and has another in the pipeline with India. The landmark deal with China and the largest free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) between 12 Asia-Pacific nations, including the United States will have a significant impact on all Australians. As tariff barriers fall like […]
Dreaming of waking up to a chorus of birds instead of the roar of traffic? You don’t have to do the full tree or sea change to escape the rat race. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, about two thirds of Australians live in a big city. There’s no doubt that big city life […]
It’s springtime – so before Christmas and summer holidays wreak havoc on your budget, take some time to get your finances in order. The house isn’t the only place that needs a spring clean. Messy money management can potentially cost you thousands of dollars – and hold you back from achieving your goals. Here are […]
Most of us dream of leaving the workplace early. Here’s how you could make that dream a reality. 1. Build your super up Your super balance is your ticket to an early retirement. The sooner you put money into it, the more time it has to grow – thanks to the multiplying power of compound […]
What do Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Sting and Nigella Lawson have in common apart from wealth? This mismatched bunch is part of a vanguard of rich parents who have vowed not to leave multi-million dollar legacies to their children. While some wealthy parents may believe their progeny are not equipped to handle wealth wisely, others […]
If you’ve come into a large sum of money, you want to make sure you make the most of it. So is it better to pay off your mortgage or invest it for retirement? Paying off the mortgage According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, around one in three Australians owe money on their home […]
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