Tag Archives: Saving Money

Can delayed gratification help you with your finances?

Posted on 01. Apr, 2017 by .

By AMP Life Limited, originally published 10 June 2016 at https://www.amp.com.au/news/2016/june/how-can-delayed-gratification-help-finances Are you the type of person who always has to have the latest clothes, smart technology or gym gear?  If you answered yes to this question, you could be a person who likes instant gratification, that is, you like to indulge in instant reward […]

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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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Social Security Age Pension Assets test changes in January 2017

Posted on 01. Sep, 2016 by .

You may be aware that the Age Pension assets test will change from 1 January 2017, impacting the thresholds by which the value of assets owned (excluding the family home) are based on, before you may lose your eligibility for the Age Pension. These changes are aimed at increasing the amount of people eligible for […]

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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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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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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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2015-16 Federal Budget – Customer Briefing

Posted on 27. May, 2015 by .

13 May 2015 Welcome to AMP’s 2015-16 Federal Budget Customer Briefing.  If you’re like most Australians, you’re busy paying the bills and saving for retirement, as well as accessing services like healthcare,education, child care and aged care. So how will the budget change the way you live and work on a practical day-to-day level?  Here’s […]

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Saving in a material world

Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 by .

  It’s not easy to be thrifty in our consumer society. We’re surrounded by so much temptation that it can be difficult to avoid spending money. So why not try taking a break from spending? If you can tighten your belt on the little things, it can help ensure you have enough for the odd […]

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New Year’s resolutions for a wealthy 2015!

New Year’s resolutions for a wealthy 2015!

Posted on 25. Jan, 2015 by .

At this time of year, many of us will commit to do things a little differently in the New Year – to improve ourselves, help others or the environment, or simply avoid doing the same things all over again! Head of Retail and Corporate Business, Craig Keary from AMP Capital has some sage advice: “Health […]

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A familiar face offers valuable advice

Posted on 08. Sep, 2013 by .

Baby Boomer John, 65, looks back on a lifetime of financial decisions to provide some valuable tips to future generations.

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