Category: General Insights

General Insights

Franking credit policy to dent retirement savings by 15 per cent

Data analysis based on a 20-year time frame indicates that Labor’s franking credit proposal could reduce retirement savings by 15 per cent for SMSFs with an average balance.

General Insights

How to manage volatility in a low return world

Responding to changing market conditions while keeping abreast of a strategy is a delicate balance. However, it’s an important skill to develop if you wish to successfully invest using a…

Budgeting General Insights

How much we will spend this Christmas!

Aussies are expected to spend big this Christmas, with the NSW and ACT as the biggest splurgers.  The Commonwealth Bank’s Christmas Consumer Spending Survey has found that Australians will spend a hefty…

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General Insights Shares

Bitcoin – Is it really for you?

If I could sum up the contents of my junk emails over the last 12 months in a single word it would be: Bitcoin. I can’t tell you how many…

General Insights Insurance

One in three Aussies travel without protection

It’s that time of the year when our thoughts turn to summer holidays, but amid the excitement of choosing a destination, don’t forget to arrange travel cover. In the last…

Financial Planning General Insights

How to spend more mindfully this Christmas

Last Christmas Australians planned to spend an average of $955 over the festive season. We were left with an average credit card debt of $1,666. And almost one in five…

General Insights

Hungry for income? Choose carefully.

When you are working or looking for a job, it’s only natural to think about the size of your paycheck. After all, you need to pay your bills, and it always helps to have a little extra.

Financial Planning General Insights

What are the 3 biggest living expenses for households?

We check out the three largest contributors to household spending in Australia and where people would source additional cash if living expenses rose. If you worked a full-time job in…

Financial Planning General Insights Lifestyle

Family activities to do on a budget

Spending more than what you intended on is a familiar scenario for many people entertaining kids, whether that’s at the movies (you swear you’re bringing your own Maltesers and drink…

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Co-authoring the popular investment book, Property vs Shares.