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 […]
Record low interest rates are making it harder for your money to keep pace with the rate of inflation. While it may be a struggle to grow your wealth in such an environment, low interest rates do mean that it is cheaper to borrow. So why not take advantage of this opportunity by borrowing money […]
Are you thinking about early retirement? Can’t wait to get your hands on your superannuation nest egg? Then brace yourself, because the bar you need to jump before you get your hands on your retirement savings has just been raised a notch. Generally speaking, you can’t access your super until you reach a certain age, […]
Annuities have been enjoying an upsurge in popularity since the global financial crisis, but they are about to become even more attractive to new retirees thanks to changes in the deeming rules. That’s because annuities are exempt from the new deeming rules which will impact any account- based superannuation pensions that are started after January […]
It’s been a volatile time on global investment markets, as shares and other assets are knocked about. At times like these it’s little wonder that more cautious investors decide it’s too risky to line up at the start line. No sensible person would take risks with their hard-earned cash for the sake of it, but […]
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 […]
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 […]
Australians will have to save a bit harder to build their retirement nest egg, thanks to recent and possible future changes to superannuation. The debate about reducing some of superannuation’s generous tax concessions is ongoing, but recent changes make it more important than ever to take control of your retirement savings. As part of the […]
The Australian residential property market is front page news, amid concerns that Sydney and Melbourne are in bubble territory, as investors and would-be owner-occupiers slug it out at weekend auctions. This creates wealth for home-owners and a sense of desperation among first home-buyers, but it also begs the question: Is property ownership all it’s cracked […]
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