Tag Archives: Abound Financial Planning

12 ways to enjoy summer without spending a fortune

Posted on 02. Jan, 2018 by .

© AMP Life Limited. First published December 2016 If you’re wondering how you’ll make ends meet this silly season, check out these tips on how to spend, without spending every cent.  Summer in Australia can often be one of the busiest times of year with end-of-year work parties, Christmas, family gatherings, mini holiday breaks, not […]

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How to cope with losing independence

Posted on 02. Oct, 2017 by .

Published in Advant Plus on the 11th of May.  Produced by AMP Life Limited If you or a loved one is experiencing a loss of independence, you may be able to maintain a sense of control.  Few, if any of us, look forward to losing independence. In fact, research reveals that 75% of older people […]

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Super changes from July 2017

Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by .

How will they impact you? We cover some of the factors to be aware of given changes have just passed in parliament and are due to become superannuation law. Earlier this year, the Federal Budget announcement included a proposal to introduce changes to super bigger than the likes of anything we’ve seen in almost a […]

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What’s your biggest obstacle to financial success?

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by .

Science reveals how our human­ – hardwiring can get in the way and cost us much more than we think. As humans we have changed a lot over time. Vast periods of time have seen us adapt and evolve – from hunting for food to ordering online and as our behaviour has changed, our brains […]

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Retraining your savings brain

Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 by .

Where there’s a will there’s a way, especially when it comes to saving. The latest scientific findings reveal that although fewer than 25 per cent of us have a genetic predisposition to squirrel money away for the future, we can all learn to save if we set our mind to it.  According to Dr Hersh […]

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Get ready for the first year of retirement

Posted on 01. Jul, 2016 by .

Will you be a honeymooner, a go – getter or a relaxer? The first year of retirement is one of transition in which you will need to adjust to major changes that can bring big rewards. Some of the changes may include; preparing mentally for the shift to not working full-time, adjusting to not getting […]

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A rough start to the year, which could have further to go. Seven reasons not to get too concerned though

Posted on 01. Feb, 2016 by .

Key points > Financial markets have started the year on a rough note as last year’s worries about China and global growth in the face of US monetary tightening continue. > This could drive more short term weakness. However, in the absence of US/global recession, which still seems unlikely, it’s hard to see a GFC […]

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Merry Christmas from Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning

Merry Christmas from Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning

Posted on 16. Dec, 2015 by .

We’ve had a fantastic year here at Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning. We have created a special Christmas video for you as below. We would like to thank you all for your continuous support and also  for all your referrals throughout 2015. We wish you, your family and friends a Merry Christmas and a very […]

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Investing key rules

Investing key rules

Posted on 24. Oct, 2015 by .

Nine rules for investors to keep in mind Key points > Investing during times of market stress and volatility can be difficult. For this reason it’s useful for investors to keep a key set of things – call them rules – in mind. > The key rules I think are: make the most of the […]

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Ten tips for end of financial year

Ten tips for end of financial year

Posted on 24. Jun, 2015 by .

  Make sure you know what you can claim and how to boost your super Is it that time of the year already? The end of the financial year is fast approaching and that means getting all your paperwork ready for your 2014-15 tax return. 5 tax deductions you might not be aware of You’re […]

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