Five ways to stay out of the red now – to get you into the black in the future. According to the latest ABS figures, more than 70% of Aussie families are carrying some debt – with 26% of this group holding debts worth three or more times their annual disposable income. If debt is […]
If your kids are spending more time on screens than in the great outdoors, it’s time to take action. Here are five ideas to help them ‘switch off’ – and reconnect with the real world. Between the iPad, X-box, TV and computer, it can be hard to spend real quality time with your kids. While […]
Just because your children are adults, with good jobs and maybe even married with children of their own, it doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be considered in your retirement plans. Family is a risk that many don’t consider when planning for retirement. After all, you probably have little or no debt now the kids are independent […]
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 […]
Around half of us make New Year’s resolutions – but only around 12% manage to succeed. With getting out of debt and sorting out our finances high on the wish list each year, here are three tips to help you keep your resolution and make 2016 a financial success. Around half of us make New […]
Keep your household finances in the positive and reap the rewards As the prices of petrol, groceries, school fees, electricity and water all creep upward, families are under increasing pressure just to make ends meet. So how can families cover the cost of everyday living and still manage to put some savings aside? One way […]
We all want our children to have the best possible future. Here are three things you can do today to help give your kids a good start in life. Having a family is one of the milestones in life that gets you thinking seriously about your financial situation. After all, we want to be able […]
An Australian summer evokes images of sun, sand and sea. But there’s a serious side too – with extreme weather events and other dangers more prevalent in the hotter months. Here are some tips to help you make this summer a safe one. Bushfires For many parts of Australia, summer brings with it a high […]
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 […]
Most of us are good at talking but when it comes to listening, our skills can usually do with a bit more polish. Whether we are at work, at home, or out with friends, we tend to be more interested in what we are saying or want to say next, than in hearing what others […]
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