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Property Outlook 2016

- January 20, 2016 4 MIN READ

There’s a lot of pessimism about property at the moment, with headlines tipping 2015’s hot markets to go off the boil and bad patches to get worse. It’s a big change of tone from the last few years, where east coast property could seemingly do no wrong. So where is residential property headed in 2016,… Read more »

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Pay rise negotiating mistakes

- January 3, 2016 4 MIN READ

The start of a new working year is a great time to reflect on where your career is heading, and whether you’re getting paid enough to head there. If you feel shortchanged, there’s really no avoiding having the uncomfortable conversation that every employee dreads… The pay negotiation. To help you get through this tricky chat… Read more »

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Bank Shares Outlook

- November 4, 2015 4 MIN READ

Australian’s love their big banks. Not necessarily paying them fees or watching them ratchet up interest rates, but as investors we just can’t get enough of them. In fact, most Australians would be an investor in our banks either directly or through their superannuation fund. They have been stunning investment performers run over the last… Read more »

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Pay rise boss

- October 14, 2015 4 MIN READ

End of the year is fast approaching, business confidence is up so bosses should be in a brighter mood than this time last year. So now is the time to start planning how to get the boss to agree to a Christmas bonus or a New Year pay rise. Here’s a strategy to give you… Read more »

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Sharemarket falling

- September 30, 2015 4 MIN READ

Investors are having a pretty tough time of it at the moment, as markets around the world stage huge swings on just about any bit of news. And unfortunately, most of the recent swings have been lower. The big question is whether this could be the start of a dive worse than the one that… Read more »

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Cheapskate 5 ways

- September 10, 2015 3 MIN READ

How to Save Money (Without Everyone Thinking You’re a Cheapskate)   As you know we’re all about being sensible with our money, and encourage others to do the same. Still, we reckon there’s a difference between being financially prudent and being a bit of a cheapskate. It’s not a good look. Shirking your round at… Read more »

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Crisis debt management

- August 26, 2015 4 MIN READ

You wouldn’t wish a personal financial crisis, or PFC, on anyone. It can be so debilitating across your entire being. It can feel as though your whole life is about to come crashing down like a house of cards. A PFC can be triggered by a range of factors but the most common is a… Read more »