What is a market pullback
Your Money

3 stocks to buy in a market pullback

- September 24, 2021 2 MIN READ

This week’s steep sell-off in global sharemarkets is a good reminder to have a shopping list ready of Australian stocks you’d buy in a market pullback. What’s a market pullback? A market pullback is a temporary pause or dip in an asset’s overall trend. It’s when a share price that’s being going up, pauses or… Read more »

Best ways to manage your credit card debt better
Your Money

4 ways to manage your credit card debt better

- September 23, 2021 3 MIN READ

While credit card debt has been significantly reduced over the past few years, 28 per cent of credit card users say they wouldn’t be able to manage their finances without one. So, what can you do to manage your credit card better? RBA figures show that Australia’s national credit card debt clocks in at over… Read more »

Money in a new relationship
Your Money

When should you talk money in a new relationship?

- September 22, 2021 3 MIN READ

Money is one of those hidden awkward, murky areas of love. So, when’s the best time to discuss money in a new relationship? Research from financial institution ING showed that one in five Australians keep financial secrets from their partner. Which isn’t surprising – I don’t know of any relationship which is completely transparent about… Read more »

The awesome power of dividends
Your Money

The awesome power of dividends

- September 20, 2021 3 MIN READ

Over the next couple of weeks Australians who are invested in our big listed companies (or through their super funds) are going to get a lesson in the power of dividends. Most investors just look at the share price movements of their stocks and tend to forget about the twice-yearly dividend distributions. Dividend payments are… Read more »

Pocket money rules for kids
Your Life

5 pocket money rules that will start the kids off right

- August 31, 2021 3 MIN READ

It’s not the amount of pocket money that matters, but the way it’s used. A few pocket money rules now will teach kids money lessons they will benefit from forever. Financial knowledge is the true value of pocket money. We followed these rules for own children and now we implement them for our grandchildren. Thankfully their parents… Read more »