Things to avoid as a newbie investor

Things to avoid as a newbie investor

  Whatever your age, if you’re thinking of dabbling in investments like shares, managed funds or cryptocurrencies, here’s a list of common mistakes which are generally worth steering clear of. 1. Failing to plan When looking to invest, it’s generally wise to...
What kind of money parent are you?

What kind of money parent are you?

  Many parents approach the topic of money differently, but could your way of doing things influence your kids’ success? The majority of Aussie mums and dads recognise that they’re accountable when it comes to shaping their children’s perspective around money...
Checklist for the end of financial year

Checklist for the end of financial year

  The end of financial year on 30 June is a good time to take stock and get your finances in order. This is an end of financial year like no other. Being prepared, reviewing your super contributions and submitting your return on time are good policies every year,...
How do you save for that rainy day?

How do you save for that rainy day?

  Recent research found almost twice as many Australians think saving for an emergency or a rainy day is more important than putting cash away for a holiday. Indeed, saving for a rainy day is our number one savings priority. According to AMP Bank, those aged...
Myths about life insurance

Myths about life insurance

  2020 has thrown a bit at us already – devastating bushfires, severe hail storms (I even had my car written off in the Canberra event back in January), and now Covid-19 which includes not only lockdowns and economic changes, but also health concerns and changes...
Preserving retirement savings during COVID-19

Preserving retirement savings during COVID-19

  Investment markets globally are experiencing significant volatility as economies around the world try to navigate the unchartered waters of the COVID-19. If you’re approaching retirement this volatility can be a source of anxiety, and it can be difficult to...