Category Archive for "Wealth Creation"

Getting Physically and Financially Fit!

Phil and I have recently embarked on a journey to increase our physical fitness. We are financially fit but need some (ok maybe ALLOT) work on our physical fitness. When you break it down the fundamentals are exactly the same…

Secrets to Success

What is success? I thought about this recently when I was having a chat to my fifteen year old son about what gets him out of bed every morning. Apart from walking into the obvious answer, as you would get…

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…

Budgeting basics – writing a budget AND sticking to it!!!

Are you in control of your money? Do you have a monthly budget? Do you pay yourself first? Do you know what your monthly savings capacity is? Will that amount make sure you reach your financial goals? Budgeting basics –…

5 Financial lessons you need to teach your kids!

Everyone knows the saying ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’. Well, you can easily teach a young pup and equipping your kids with the knowledge on how to manage their money from a young age sets them up…

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…

Planning for the End of Financial Year – under 7 weeks to go!!!!

With just under 7 weeks until the 30th June 2015 it is time to start getting your paperwork ready and ensure you have maximized all your opportunities for the financial year. The clock is ticking and it is time to…

Taking advantage of Record Low Interest Rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia announced a further interest rate cut of 25 basis points this week bringing the official interest rate down to 2%. Home loan rates are at record lows and in the words of Joe Hockey “a…

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…