7 ways you're accidentally self-sabotaging your finances
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7 ways you’re self-sabotaging your finances

- October 13, 2021 5 MIN READ

Why is it that you’re constantly getting into financial trouble even though you try so hard? Could you somehow be self-sabotaging your finances? No, you’re not intrinsically bad with money. But you might be unintentionally self-sabotaging your finances. All the budgets, savings plans, investment advice and frugal tips in the world aren’t going to help… Read more »

How the rich think
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How rich people think

- October 12, 2021 3 MIN READ

There’s a 10-year-old book by Steve Siebold doing the rounds again. For good reason. How Rich People Think taps into the psychology of money and there’s a lot to learn from its pages. Back in 2010, author and self-made millionaire Siebold interviewed 1500 rich Americans to try and find out what makes them different to the… Read more »

Stockmarket jargon
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Sharemarket 101: Breaking down the sharemarket jargon

- September 28, 2021 16 MIN READ

You’re pretty sure you want to start investing, but it all feels complicated and confusing. In today’s Sharemarket 101 lesson, we translate the sharemarket jargon to help you feel more at ease. Sharemarket jargon is up there with mortgage jargon and real estate talk. Actually, sharemarket jargon is probably on a podium all on its… Read more »

Is salary sacrificing right for you?
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Is salary sacrificing right for you?

- September 27, 2021 5 MIN READ

Salary sacrificing can be an attractive way to buy the stuff you need while reducing your taxable income. But it’s not necessarily for everyone. Salary packaging can be a complicated thing to get your head around. Whether it’s right for you depends on your income, work arrangements, buying habits and even your retirement plans. What… Read more »

Dreaming of an early retirement
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5 ways to get on track for an early retirement

- September 27, 2021 4 MIN READ

Data shows that seven out of 10 Aussies over 55 can probably take an early retirement. But there’s work to be done.  If you’ve been madly punching the numbers into online retirement calculators and coming up short, you’re not alone. Cameron Dickson, Managing Director of financial advisory company The Moreton Group, reckons most calculators are… Read more »