Financial habits worth making

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Are you suffering from financial stress? Signs may include arguing about money, mood swings, depression and difficulty sleeping. In a report conducted by AMP Financial, more than 1.8 million working Australians are dealing with financial stress. Financial stress can stem from: Not developing good financial habits as children Lack of education on how to save […]

How to keep your spending under control while still living your life

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Keeping your spending under control when you have a family can seem difficult. The Australian Institute of Family studies found that even in the first year as parents, your newborn can cost you up to $13,000. And that’s not including what comes next—education, school fees and stationery, childcare and extracurricular activities, but having kids doesn’t […]

Why everyone should start investing and where to invest

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Investing money is such a hot topic in 2021 and if ever you were going to try something new, maybe this is it! But, it can be a big, scary thing to embark on by yourself. Read on to get some quality insight from Gerry Incollingo, the MD of LCI Partners who we spoke to for […]

Your superannuation: is salary sacrificing still worth it?

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First things first, what is salary sacrificing? Salary sacrificing for your superannuation is when you choose to forgo a portion of your wage so you can put more than the standard 9.5% into super. For example, if your employer is filing 9.5% super for you at each pay, you are offering to reduce your wage […]

Love your Nike sneakers? Why not own a stake in the company?

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Fans of Michael Jordan’s Netfilix series, The Last Dance, listen up! Here is your opportunity to not only score a pair of iconic Air Jordans, but also a share in Nike thanks to a Stake and Butter partnership.  Stake is a homegrown digital US stock brokerage service and Butter is a Sydney-based hybrid sneaker bar, […]

Safeguard your savings – 4 alternatives to consider before dipping into your emergency fund

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If you’re reading this article then you probably need to heed this reminder: You built up your emergency fund to help you only in the event of an emergency, so unless you’ve exhausted all other options, dipping into this account should not be your go-to solution. Instead, consider the below alternatives when you’re in need […]

Aussie Home Loans’ guidance about the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

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Want to buy a house? Most would say ‘lol, good luck’, but that doesn’t necessarily need to be the case; if you know what you’re doing and take the time to plan. One of the big wigs at Aussie Home Loans has some insights into new research that’s come out, highlighting the impact of confusion […]

7 things to consider when framing financial plans

Financial plans play a significant role in the organisation. They are concerned with the utilisation and raising of organisational funds. It’s a plan to ensure the organization does not go bankrupt. The primary focus is ensuring that the company has an adequate and regular flow of capital for continuous operation, growth, and development. The financial […]

Getting started with money: 6 ideas to frame financial strategy for business

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It is hard to think of a startup that has survived more than five years without a glitch. And as the long-time financial expert in a multinational firm John Cusack points out, only one-third of new businesses make it to their 10th year. If you want to know a single measure of these businesses success, […]

How to make money while you’re travelling (and return with cash in your pocket)

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If you really enjoy travelling and you like to make money, finding ways to generate an income while you travel might seem like the ideal combination. While this may seem like a pipe dream, the truth is there are plenty of ways for you to earn an income while travelling the world. With new technologies […]

What features do today’s home buyers look for?

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What does the modern home buyer look for? This could be an important question to ask if you’re planning to sell your property in the future. By improving your home to include one or two of the features, you could make your home more desirable (and you could even increase the value of your home). […]

Fixer-Upper or “Flipper-Upper”?

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Money will dictate every single purchase we make in our home. But what about those people that have yet to buy their home? It can be easier to purchase a fixer-upper, but does this mean that we will spend more money getting it up to code? On the other hand, there are people who are […]