Category Archive for "Retirement Planning"

Seven New Year Financial Resolutions! Make 2016 your best year yet!

Happy New Year!!!!! We hope you had a very Merry Christmas and Happy New year!! The beginning of a new year is a great time to take stock and think about how you can improve your life. Many of us…

Five easy steps to take control of your Superannuation

What makes us change? Why do we resist making improvements in our lives? Often you know you should take some action but … but … there is always a reason not to. Let’s take an example You’ve had a few…

7 Signs you need to see a Financial Planner

Most people know if they are having financial difficulties. If the bills keep coming in and they aren’t getting paid by their due date, that’s a sure sign that something just isn’t right. If you’ve had medical expenses or emergencies…

The Eighth Wonder of the World

The 7 natural wonders of the world include the Aurora Borealis, the Harbor of Rio de Janeiro, Grand Canyon, Great Barrier Reef, Mount Everest, Paricutin and Victoria Falls. Albert Einstein was on to the power of compound interest. He called…

Tips on how to get great financial advice!

Getting the right advice can make a really big difference to you and your family. Finding the right Financial Adviser who is right for you, can greatly improve your wealth, help you invest wisely and ensure you reach all your…

Improve Your Financial Fitness!

A good Personal Trainer will tell you that the key to maintaining your health and staying fit is maintaining healthy habits and making small lifestyle changes that, when added together, can make a massive difference. The same principle applies when…

Is a Self-Managed Super Fund right for you?

For people who are committed and informed, a self-managed super fund (SMSF) can be a powerful way to save for your retirement. The SMSF sector is the largest superannuation segment in Australia with assets totalling over $387 billion. Over the…

TOP 10 budgeting tips to save money!

Making some small changes to your finances can have a very big impact on your end results and achieving your goals sooner! Cash flow management is the core of Financial Planning. It is so important to understand what comes into…

The Million Dollar Question – How much do YOU need to retire on??!!

You’ve probably read many an article which tries to give you some guidance on how much you may need in retirement. A lot of these articles talk about a comfortable retirement, a modest retirement and what sort of lifestyle you…

Does life really begin at 40??!!

Something very significant happened last Saturday. It was Donna’s (my wife) 40th birthday.  You’re probably asking yourself, “Why would that be so significant?” Forty is a significant life event for most people and in my experience there is a psychological…