Archive for 'LifeStyle Planning'

Investor confidence grows with market

Posted on 01. Nov, 2013 by .

After several years in their bunkers, Australian investors are beginning to look beyond the safe haven of cash in the search for better returns. Shares have started the year with strong gains, the residential property market is showing signs of recovery and superannuation fund returns are the healthiest in years. Suddenly, growth is back on […]

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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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Super Health

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

Thanks to better health and treatment for disease, we are all living longer and as a result will have many more years in retirement which means we need more savings and more superannuation.

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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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Get Healthy and Save

Posted on 05. Sep, 2011 by .

In Australia, we’re lucky enough to have one of the best lifestyles in the world. There’s no reason for Australians to be out of shape. But sadly, the most common killers in Australia have been heart disease and cancer.

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Tax and children’s investments

Posted on 11. Jan, 2011 by .

Every parent, and grandparent for that matter, wants the best for their children, so if you are in a position to invest money specifically for your children’s future, you should follow the same approach as if you were investing for yourself.

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Posted on 11. Jan, 2011 by .

Every parent, and grandparent for that matter, wants the best for their children, so if you are in a position to invest money specifically for your children’s future, you should follow the same approach as if you were investing for yourself.

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Time Is On Your Side

Posted on 27. Sep, 2010 by .

Remember the old adage ‘time heals all wounds’?

We don’t always think of it in relation to investing but by taking a long-term approach we allow our investments to recover from the downswings that are a natural part of any investment cycle, and reap the rewards of the inevitable upswings.

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Why Urbanisation Matters For Investors

Posted on 20. Sep, 2010 by .

In the next two decades, the entire US population will move into China’s cities. Alright, not the US population, per se. But 350 million Chinese will leave behind their rural life in a move expected to provide a massive impetus to China’s urban economy.

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Gain a snapshot of your current financial situation with our NEW FACTS online tool!

Posted on 21. Mar, 2010 by .

Named by BRW Magazine as one of the top 100 Web 2 Applications, FACTS online is a powerful and easy-to-use system. This award winning system […]

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