How to be a savvier saver
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Here’s how to become a savvier saver

- August 5, 2022 3 MIN READ

There are many things you can do to become a savvier saver, starting with demanding a better rate. Research by RateCity shows complacent savers are potentially missing out on hundreds of dollars in interest, as the gap widens between some of the highest and lowest savings rates on the back of the RBA hikes. The… Read more »

Should you lend your adult kids money?
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5 lower-risk ways to lend your adult kids money

- July 15, 2022 3 MIN READ

People regularly ask me whether they should lend money to their adult kids, and in most cases my advice is simple… don’t.  That may sound harsh, but it’s actually well intentioned. I’ve seen too many close friends lose big chunks of their savings when they act as a family bank and things go wrong.  And… Read more »

Think you have to be old or naïve to be a scam target? Think again.
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Don’t think you’re not a scam target

- June 24, 2022 2 MIN READ

Think you have to be old or naïve to be a scam target? Think again. In the last 12 months, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has taken action against 595 websites impersonating their online services. These fake sites are designed to steal passwords, personal information and identity documents, such as passports and driver licences. Assistant… Read more »

Financial advice when you're young
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Why getting (proper) financial advice when you’re young is a good idea

- April 5, 2022 3 MIN READ

Seeking financial advice when you’re young means you can really reap the benefits. Here’s how. Around the start of the pandemic, another strange virus started taking over social media. ‘Finfluencers’ cropped up everywhere, scattering colourful memes full of pithy financial advice with a dose of rah-rah positive psychology. These financial influencers want to pave your… Read more »