Planning now can save you in the future

There are times in our life when we are spending far more than usual or earning less than we normally do; it is good practice to prepare for these moments in advance.

Self-managed super when divorce strikes

Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) have a lot of complexities that are often overlooked when established.

Early financial habits can last a lifetime

At our office, we firmly believe the earlier you start saving, the better.

Escaping from the pain of debt

Over the years I have come across many clients who are drowning in debt and seem to be caught in a hole from which they can’t escape.

Money and the biggest moments of our lives

As our life changes so do our financial planning needs. I have created a list of some important life events that are commonplace and highlight some of the issues associated.

Why the self-employed must get serious about Super

Too many business owners lack strong Super balances at retirement.

The impact of divorce on your finances

I think most of us are aware that there are definitely negative financial consequences associated with divorce.

Calculating the cost of aged care

Australians are living longer so it is becoming more prevalent for people to enter an aged care facility in their later years.

Don’t panic about your finances during Coronavirus outbreak

In the last week we have had the first large scale market scare in over a decade.

Always consider the future when arranging your finances

Don't forget the future and possible changes.

Prepare for the future, but don’t ignore today

As far as I’m concerned, the aim of building wealth is to be able to provide us with the lifestyle that we choose, both now and into the future.

Interest rate cut is not good news for everyone

This week’s interest rate reduction of a quarter of a per cent has led to for the first time in our history an official...

Three mistakes you may be making in your small business

Here’s some of the most common financial planning mistakes in small business... The business doesn’t know where their profit comes from Most businesses have a pretty...

Investing in super deserves serious thought

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve had a client tell me they don’t believe in superannuation or superannuation is too risky along...

An overview of the Federal Budget

The Federal Budget was announced on Tuesday night and with a looming election it was full of goodies for all. I don’t need to tell...

Preparation is the key

There are times in our life where we are spending far more than usual or earning less than we normally do; it is good...

Why you shouldn’t panic when share prices fall

For almost all of us, the bulk of our Superannuation is invested in the share market, whether that be locally or overseas. In my...

Milestone birthdays offer a chance for reflection

Last week I turned 40! I’m really not sure where all the years went. I think back fondly on my 21st and 30th birthdays...

It’s never too early to start saving

Thousands of kids have just finished either high school or university and are about to enter the full-time workforce for the first time. This...

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...