It’s one of those financial nightmares we all hope doesn’t come true… running out of money in retirement. Outliving your wealth adds an unwelcome level of stress at a time when you’re financially vulnerable. Without a regular income stream from a wage, and limited employment opportunities, it is near impossible to rebuild if you run…

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Everyone has a moment of financial desperation. A moment when they wonder, how can I make money right now? An unexpected big bill, an opportunity too good to resist, a sudden overseas trip… the list is endless. The only thing in common is that you’re in a financial bind and in need of extra cash……

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Did you miss this week’s Facebook Live session with David Koch? Watch the segment now as he gives a rundown on this week’s economic updates and answers questions from his audience on Facebook. Questions answered this week: 1. Both my children have over 100k in a term deposit but both are not ready to purchase homes. Their…

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Am I offering too little, or too much? Should I match the asking price, or try for less? Figuring out how much to offer on a home can be a tricky process. But if you spend the time working out your budget and researching the property you’re interested in, you can be on your way…

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Did you miss this week’s Facebook Live session with David Koch? Watch the segment now as he gives a rundown on this week’s economic updates and answers questions from his audience on Facebook. Questions answered this week: I set up a fundraiser using one of my own bank accounts for a Wildlife Feeding Group that I also…

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Looking to buy your first home but don’t know where to start? The key is to make sure the home you buy is the one you can afford. Here are seven steps to take to make sure you’re on the right track: 1. CHECK YOUR CREDIT SCORE AND LOOK AT YOUR CASH FLOW Knowledge is…

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So, you’ve packed away the Christmas tree, put away the good silverware and finally taken the time to think about where you are headed financially for 2020. If, like many at this time of year, you find yourself with no savings, a credit card debt and no idea where your money is going, then Chartered…

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The new year is a great time. An exciting time. So much enthusiasm. It seems like anything is possible. But over the last few years, I’ve been watching closely, and have noticed there are some common differences between those that followed through with their new year’s resolutions and got the results they wanted and those…

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Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates. Aussies Are Still Not Very Positive Following on from what I was saying last week, Aussies are not getting any more positive. The latest research shows we need a swift kick up the backside to get us optimistic and spending more…

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I’m sure you’ve heard how important it is to budget, spend less than you earn and steer clear of bad debts like credit cards. But there are also some lesser know financial blunders to watch out for which, left unnoticed, could cause you significant problems down the track. Here are the five financial mistakes you didn’t know you…

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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?

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

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Superannuation & Share dive

Every working Australian is invested in the sharemarket… through their superannuation. As global sharemarkets tank and the doomsayers...

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