Stop doing stupid shit with money
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Stop doing stupid shit with your money

- October 7, 2021 4 MIN READ

Financial planner Dave Ray acknowledges that we all do ‘stupid shit’ with money. He shares his own list and wonders what you’d put on yours… We all do dumb stuff with our money. Even when we understand the mistakes we should avoid, we still make them. This list is compiled not just from what I… Read more »

Tap into the mighty power of compound interest
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Behold the mighty power of compounding

- October 6, 2021 3 MIN READ

In this extract from their excellent new book ‘Get Started Investing: It’s easier than you think to invest in shares‘, Alec Renehan and Bryce Leske talk us through the mighty power of compounding. Since the creation of the first company, investing in companies has been a powerful creator of wealth for millions of people. A… Read more »

Kick-ass money strategy formula
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A simple formula for a kick-ass money strategy

- October 4, 2021 3 MIN READ

It’s time to really think about your money strategy and what you can do to get ahead. It might be sorting out your cashflow, setting up an investment plan, buying property, clearing debts, or saving for your next big holiday. Whatever your plans are, how you set up your money strategy will impact on how… Read more »

Paying more for energy bills than you should
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Your energy bills could be 15% cheaper, if Australia’s regulator was doing its job

- October 1, 2021 3 MIN READ

Evidence suggests that our energy bills are significantly higher than they should be. And that’s because the Australian Energy Regulator is sleeping on the job. If you’re like most Australians, the single biggest chunk of your energy bill — about 40% — goes to a network services company, which owns and operates the transmission lines… Read more »

Stockmarket jargon
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Sharemarket 101: Breaking down the sharemarket jargon

- September 28, 2021 16 MIN READ

You’re pretty sure you want to start investing, but it all feels complicated and confusing. In today’s Sharemarket 101 lesson, we translate the sharemarket jargon to help you feel more at ease. Sharemarket jargon is up there with mortgage jargon and real estate talk. Actually, sharemarket jargon is probably on a podium all on its… Read more »