The Experts

Treating fungal toenails

Fungal toenail infections (onychomycosis) are estimated to infect at least 10 per cent of the worldwide population. Treatment for fungal nails however can be...

The money missing from your Will

Estate planning is complicated! From experience, most people are unaware that their superannuation does not form part of their estate and therefore is not...

Apps and software that will improve your business

The constant battle to get more out of each day is a challenge all business people experience. We constantly search for ways to be...

Australia’s gambling culture

By the time you are reading this article, the winner of the race that stops the nation will have been decided and Australians will...

Perspective in a world full of fear

This week the mainstream media, social media and everyday conversations have been flooded with stories of terrorism in Paris and Beirut. A quick Google search...

Australia’s performance in the classroom

Australia may be rocking the world sporting stage, but there’s concerns about our performance in the classroom. What can we learn from other countries...

Getting the right advice at the right time

As life changes, so do our financial planning needs. This week, I have created a list of some important life events that are commonplace...

Early access to our super

From social media platforms to conversations in the pub, people often want to know if they are able to access their super to pay...

Crisis confronting our teachers

The teaching ‘profession’ has seen a dramatic transformation since I trained as a teacher in the late sixties. When I was at university, our...

Helping your kids enter the property market

It has never been harder to enter the housing market with the average household now spending 40 per cent of net income on their...

Why a proper test drive is so important

Spec Sheets are all well and good, however sometimes a car that looks great on paper may not be a great match for your...

Signs of foot and leg pain in children

It is never normal for children to experience foot and lower limb pain, especially pain lasting more than a couple of days. Foot and...

Get your car serviced before your Christmas road trip

As we are all aware the Christmas and New Year holiday season is almost upon us, and many of us have booked to take...

What happens when a business partner dies?

Most of us are aware that there will be financial consequences if we lose our husband or wife and understand that this event is...

Cut down your ‘screen time’

Do you have digital overload? Those of us who are parents have most likely read an article or heard from experts about the dangers of...

Investment bonds still have a place

In the 70’s and 80’s an investment bond, also known as an insurance bond, was a very popular investment vehicle that went out of...

Do you badmouth your competitors?

If you’ve been in business for more than a few years, it is possible that you’ve encountered someone ‘bad mouthing’ you or your business....

Testing in the education system

Testing is a huge part of the education system in Australia and around the world, but are we taking the wrong approach when it...

Getting the best car finance deal

Everyone wants “the best deal” right? Well, here’s a few little tips to make sure you protect your credit rating and ensure you get...

House hunting tips and advice

I am house hunting at the moment and so have had the shoe on the other foot, so to speak, in experiencing what home...