Tag Archives: Abound

Should you own the roof over your head?

Posted on 03. Oct, 2016 by .

When it comes to the rent-versus­ buy debate, like many of our clients you may be weighing up the pros and cons. You might be thinking that you’d love to buy a house but it all seems out of reach right now. Are you asking whether it’s still a good idea to invest in property […]

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It must be true, I saw it on the news

Posted on 14. Jan, 2016 by .

  “Good evening and welcome to the evening news. Our top story – the All Ordinaries rose by one point on limited trading with little economic data of any consequence released today”. That’s a line viewers are unlikely to hear when they flick on the 6pm news. It’s not very dramatic, and it’s not bad news. […]

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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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Top apps for the over 50s

Top apps for the over 50s

Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 by .

With almost 80% of 55-64 year olds and 46% of 64+ year olds on-line in Australiai, there is no denying that the SilverSurfer generation are embracing the World Wide Web – and not just from a computer – phones and tablets are fast becoming the most popular way to discover all the net has to […]

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Australia’s growing population. Get ready.

Posted on 23. Jul, 2014 by .

There are 5.2 million boomers in Australia born from 1946 to 1964. This compares with six million generation Xers born between 1965 and 1983. Generation Y, born across the 18 years to 2002, is expected to peak at about 7.4 million next decade.[1] With Australia’s population expected to swell by mid-century and the first wave […]

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Tips and traps of credit

Posted on 26. Jun, 2014 by .

Starting out with a HECS debt is bad enough, but abusing a credit card can also mean trouble. Admittedly it’s tempting to spend with interest rates at current levels, but most credit cards still have double-digit rates.[1] Of course a card is useful when you don’t have ready cash, but unless you pay off the […]

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Tips and traps of credit

Tips and traps of credit

Posted on 26. Jun, 2014 by .

Starting out with a HECS debt is bad enough, but abusing a credit card can also mean trouble. Admittedly it’s tempting to spend with interest rates at current levels, but most credit cards still have double-digit rates.[1] Of course a card is useful when you don’t have ready cash, but unless you pay off the […]

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Wealth health check – Part 3 Retirees (aged 65+)

Posted on 27. Feb, 2012 by .

Are you keeping your finances healthy by doing the right thing at the right time? Top Tips for Retirees – Ensure you don’t run out of money…

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