Tag Archives: Abound Lifestyle Planning

Safeguard your ability to pay off your home loan

Posted on 01. Jul, 2017 by .

By AMP Life Limited and originally published on 19 December 2016 at https://www.amp.com.au/personal/news-education/education/your-questions-answered/what-happens-if-i-cant-make-my-home-loan-repayments It’s not unusual that life can be smooth sailing one minute and throw you a curveball the next.  You might be hit with an injury or illness, a reduction in income or redundancy, a separation from your partner, or even a death […]

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How to manage volatility in a low return world

Posted on 02. Mar, 2017 by .

Responding to changing market conditions while keeping abreast of a strategy is a delicate balance. However, it’s an important skill to develop if you wish to successfully invest using a dynamic asset allocation approach. In this article, we discuss how market volatility is different to investment risk, and how you can manage your investments during […]

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Spending more to the tax office than you should?

Posted on 03. Jan, 2017 by .

Can you keep more money for yourself and work towards being better off from 2017? As the year-end fast approaches, it’s a good time to think about how you can start working towards being better off. Before the end-of-year holidays start shifting into full swing and before you know it you’re splurging your hard-earned money, […]

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Peter White joins Abound Financial and Lifestyle Planning

Posted on 14. Aug, 2016 by .

Peter White joins Abound Financial and Lifestyle Planning as a new adviser Firstly, we are delighted to announce that Peter White has recently joined the practice as a Financial Adviser.  Peter joins us from an independent practice in Hawthorn where he provided ongoing reviews and analysis for their clients. When you are next in the […]

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Heirlooms no more – why kids no longer want parents’ treasures

Posted on 03. May, 2016 by .

If you are a baby boomer, you might be thinking about gifting some of your treasured possessions – especially if downsizing is on the horizon. But if you were planning to pass them on to your kids, you could be in for a surprise. Increasingly, millennials aren’t interested in inheriting that large landscape oil painting […]

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A bump in the road, then a new start

Posted on 04. Apr, 2016 by .

Taking stock of how your life’s traveling at the start of a new year is a great idea but you might feel more urgency if you’ve recently come to the end of a serious, long term relationship or gone through a divorce. What’s next, you want to know. How do you rebuild your life, is […]

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Give your kids money smarts

Give your kids money smarts

Posted on 30. Nov, 2015 by .

Children learn a lot from their parents when it comes to money—arm yours for financial success. When it comes to money, your own behavior and attitudes can strongly influence your kids. Help your kids to be money smart by demonstrating positive money habits and teaching them valuable lessons as they grow older. Teaching money smarts […]

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The power of budgeting

Posted on 28. Sep, 2015 by .

A budget can help you work out what you’re spending money on and when Are you aware you need to change your spending habits, but not sure where to start? A budget can help you get back to basics and work out what’s going where and when. Whatever your plans, a budget can help you: […]

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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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Beyond children: safeguarding the future

Posted on 26. May, 2014 by .

With your house paid off, the children grown up and your retirement savings on target, you could be lulled into a false sense of security that you no longer need personal insurance. If you or your partner were to die, then little may change in your financial situation. But what would happen if one of […]

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