Tag Archives: Financial Planner

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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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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When starting a family, plan early.

Posted on 07. May, 2013 by .

It is estimated to cost more than $1 million to raise the average Australian family of 2.7 children up to age 24. 1 So the more financially prepared you are for the patter of tiny feet, the more you will be able to cope as they grow into their size 11 boots. Preparation needs to start even before you are […]

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Wealth health check – Part 1 Accumulators (aged 25-45)

Posted on 13. Feb, 2012 by .

Are you keeping your finances healthy by doing the right thing at the right time? Taking the best action at the optimum time can be crucial to your financial future. Part 1 Accumulators (aged 25-45).

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Fabulous 50s: fighting fit, having fun, facing the future

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

Life in your 50s can be great. You have made a dent in that huge mortgage, the kids have probably grown up and are not dependent on you, your career may be at its peak, so what is next financially?

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