04 Apr 2013
If you have been watching TV lately you would have noticed an increased level of advertising for direct insurance. The need for personal risk insurance is extremely important, and these ads go a long way to increasing its awareness.
21 Mar 2013
So you've gone to the trouble of preparing your family budget – congratulations, you are now part of the 10% of all Australian families who actually have one!! What comes next?
20 Mar 2013
At risk of being shunned by my financial planning colleagues, I am about to reveal to you our magic trick…financial success will come from one fundamental rule – spend less than you earn.
19 Mar 2013
Self managed superannuation funds (SMSF) continue to enjoy significant growth, but why? Is it just so investors can control their own investment decisions or is there more to it?
14 Mar 2013
Portfolio diversification is one of the most fundamental and important tenets of modern portfolio theory.
13 Mar 2013
"Chinese jitters prompt $21b wipe-out" Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) 5th March 2013
09 Mar 2013
In the last of my blog series on bill paying, here are some tips on how you can be savvier in the way you approach money management.
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.
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.