How much should I have in my emergency fund?

It’s the most common story financial professionals hear. Unfortunately, too many people fail to set aside emergency savings to see them through life’s hiccups. So when the inevitable happens, and an unexpected bill arrives, they are put under pressure to find the funds to pay it. In turn, this leads to maxed out credit cards […]

Foundations of a wealthy lifestyle

The next generation of investors are here and they’re keen to take on life and begin their journey toward financial security. This article explores several proven tips for laying the foundation for a wealthy future.   A study conducted by the Australian Stock Exchange reported that nearly 25% of investors over the past two years […]

5 tips to protect yourself from being scammed

Financial scams are on the rise with thousands of people falling victim every year. This article discusses the many different types of scams to be aware of and what to do if you think you have become a victim. In 2020 Australians reported over 7,000 investment scams to Scamwatch, well up on the 5,000 reported […]

Quarterly Economic Update

Quarterly Economic Update April – June 2021 With unemployment rates decreasing, housing prices rising and the share market performing strongly, the last quarter has been very positive for the economy and investors alike. In this article, we summarise the key standouts from the April to June 2021 quarter. Employment surprise JobKeeper was a cornerstone of […]

EOFY is coming – have you thought about these things?

Whether you’re nearing retirement, a high-income earner looking to reduce your taxable income, or you’re on a lower income and looking for ways to maximise your super contributions; there are a few things you can consider at tax time. Read this article to finish this financial year on the right foot. The end of another […]