US interest rates matter

Why US interest rates matter to you

- March 21, 2022 3 MIN READ

The US Federal Reserve officially lifted interest rates last week. Here’s why US interest rates matter to Australians. By Matt Hopkins Interest rates are admittedly a pretty dry subject and usually devoid of anything resembling fun, but ultimately they affect all of us, even if you think you’re way too cool to take notice. Interest… Read more »

Investing lessons I learned the hard way
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4 investing lessons I learned the hard way

- March 4, 2022 3 MIN READ

Take it from someone who’s learnt the ins and outs of the sharemarket the hard way; it’s expensive, exhausting and a waste of time to learn your own investing lessons. By Alex Brophy They say financial markets have short memories, which is why they always seem to fall down the same holes. Rampant speculation, asset… Read more »

The real reason you're broke
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The real reason you’re broke

- February 22, 2022 3 MIN READ

Spoiler alert: the reason you’re broke is because you’re trying to be someone you’re not. By Georgie Koch It’s hard enough to keep your spending in check when all you’re trying to do is curb your own needs and wants, let alone when you make the dreadful mistake of trying to keep up with the… Read more »