08 Mar 2013
In the second part of my blog series on bill paying I discuss how you can get on top of your repayments.
07 Mar 2013
Buying a share in a company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) means that you are a part owner in that company.
06 Mar 2013
One of the most common issues I come across with my clients is the issue of bills and cash flow. That is, simply having enough money to pay them and paying them on time.
05 Mar 2013
We're now into March and 2013 is in full swing. Are you one of those people who set financial goals at the start of the year, but then forget to refocus during the year?
22 Feb 2013
We all know that we cannot always believe what we read, yet what else do we have? In the investment world this conundrum is an advertising manager's dream.
11 Feb 2013
In the media the term "average return" is frequently used to describe in theory what the average investor received on their investments for the specified period. The return on any investment, in very simple terms, is determined where you invest your money.
11 Feb 2013
The asset allocation of a portfolio simply refers to where and how much you have invested in each asset class (for example cash, fixed interest, property, Australian shares and international investments).
08 Feb 2013
At Shadforth Financial Group we believe in a healthy well-being for our staff and if we can couple that with raising money for a good cause that's even better!
07 Feb 2013
How far off is your retirement? If you have five, ten or even better 20 years to go, you can avoid the first mistake – which is not planning early enough.
04 Feb 2013
We often hear the phrase "cash is king". This phrase will have different meanings to each of us – particularly small business owners, someone saving for a home deposit, investors and self-funded retirees. However, I actually believe "cash flow is king"!!
29 Jan 2013
As we have previously discussed, protecting your assets and income from an unexpected event is essential. The older you are, the more important this becomes, as there is less time to make up for any unexpected losses.
23 Jan 2013
Wouldn't it be great to ensure that your legal, taxation and financial affairs are all in sync? Wouldn't it be even better if you didn't have to do the organising to make this happen?