Sharemarket crash, but keep calm and carry on

What to do when the sharemarket goes bang

- September 16, 2022 3 MIN READ

I did warn over the last few weeks that many of the sharemarket experts were stashing away cash to take advantage of another sharp correction down. It came with a bang this week… the biggest one day percentage drop on Wall St since 2020. Why? Inflation. It’s driving global financial markets because inflation determines interest… Read more »

Tips to better manage financial stress
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6 tips to better manage financial stress

- March 29, 2022 3 MIN READ

Regardless of financial position or socio-economic status, we’ve all endured financial stress at one point or another. If you are under financial stress at the moment, you’re not alone. The NAB Household Financial Stress Index found that on average, Australians feel they are getting worse off financially. A huge one-third of survey respondents said they… Read more »

Are you an emotional investor?
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Are you an emotional investor?

- February 24, 2022 3 MIN READ

Admitting you’re an emotional investor is actually pretty hard, but acknowledging your emotional biases might be just what you need to make more rational decisions. Are you an emotional investor? It’s a difficult question itself to answer without considerable bias. If you sat down and asked yourself about the types of decisions you make every… Read more »

The real reason you're broke
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The real reason you’re broke

- February 22, 2022 3 MIN READ

Spoiler alert: the reason you’re broke is because you’re trying to be someone you’re not. By Georgie Koch It’s hard enough to keep your spending in check when all you’re trying to do is curb your own needs and wants, let alone when you make the dreadful mistake of trying to keep up with the… Read more »

Money can buy happiness
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Why money can buy happiness

- January 18, 2022 3 MIN READ

What if the old saying was wrong? What if money can buy happiness and always has? There are some things we’re told all the way through life which just don’t make sense. Sayings that people love to recycle without ever really thinking about them. That ‘money can’t buy happiness’ is right up there on the… Read more »

Turn over a new financial leaf and achieve your goals
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3 achievable ways to turn over a new financial leaf

- January 3, 2022 3 MIN READ

There is no point turning over a new financial leaf to take your finances to the next level unless you have a clear path, with no distractions. Some accountability helps, too. You’re pumped up for a new weight loss and get-fit program. You’ve got the blender, shakes, books and online subscription. The only issue is… Read more »