Megan Chircop says she has always been very sporty. The medical scientist and nutritionist is the founder of Body Sculptors Australia, a business with a mission to help everyday Aussies develop a healthier relationship with food. She tells Kochie’s Business Builders an active childhood contributed to her love of healthy food and exercise. “I have…

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Hi gang! This Friday and Saturday, Libby and I will be part of the money expo at the ICC at Darling Harbour in Sydney. We’d love to see your there… come and have a chat. It’s a sort of Festival of Finance for anyone who wants a better deal on their money, superannuation and investments. It’s…

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You’re fit and healthy, in the prime of your life. So why should you be thinking about aged care and retirement now? According to Assyat David, Director at Aged Care Steps, that’s precisely the reason you should be contemplating what you will do in later life. David tells Kochie’s Business Builders (KBB) all too often…

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When two people decide to walk down the aisle together, they’re probably not basing their decision on how financially compatible they are. At least we hope that’s not the case. Don’t expect to be 100 per cent aligned on everything; there’s no right or wrong answer it’s certainly not essential to have a joint account, they can make…

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With interest rates on the rise and a mortgage rate hike looking likely in the future, is it time you considered consolidating your debt? A balance transfer can be a great option if you can make it work to your advantage. Remember though, this zero interest honeymoon period is only for a limited time. According…

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We all know it’s important to take regular holidays to take care of ourselves and those we love. However, what do you do when you need a holiday but there’s no savings to dip into and you don’t want to go into serious debt? These tips will ensure you have a fantastic time and secure…

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It is a sad story which touches so many Australian families. Caring for elderly parents who are finding it difficult, or incapable, of looking after themselves financially. Responsibility invariably falls to the children, which can often cause friction within the family. We were recently approached by a Sunrise viewer in this predicament who was desperate…

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Every parent knows children can ask the most disarming questions which can leave you laughing, crying, embarrassed, angry, squirming… or all four at once. Whether it’s questions around looks, sex, death or money, children don’t have a filter in their enquiring minds. But your first response can often set the tone for an answer which…

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New parents are often aware of the sleepless nights and constant care that comes with having a new baby. However, what can take them by surprise is the costs that come with their bundle of joy. According to recent figures released by Choice before you’ve even left the hospital with your baby, new parents can…

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Work at home mums (WAHMs) have been swindled. And part of the con is that we blame ourselves for it. But I’ve got a secret weapon against the great WAHM swindle. Before you write me a strongly worded comment about work at home dads having the same struggles, let me reassure you of something. You’re…

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A few years of stellar returns has convinced many people that investing in property is a sure thing....

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How are your parents’ finances?

August 4, 2015 . by David Koch

It’s a funny thing when you realise that your parents are old. It makes you reflect on their...

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Make Money Fast

August 19, 2015 . by David Koch

7 ways to make extra money… fast   Everyone has a moment of financial desperation. An unexpected big...

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