Baby proofing your finances

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Becoming a parent brings a world of joy into your life, but it can also put a strain on your household finances. So if you’re planning to take time off work to look after your little one, make sure you’re financially prepared. Although the prospect of taking months off work to look after a newborn…

What is the best way to provide your children with financial assistance?

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Most parents think they are being kind when they gift money to children but is that the best course of action? In this blog post we look into two examples, and three tips to being smart, not sad parents. We’ve had a number of enquiries about how to best to best provide children with financial…

Are your lifestyle goals part of your financial strategy?

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If you haven’t figured out your lifestyle goals for the future your financial strategy is like a journey without a destination. When you’re creating a financial plan, it’s tempting to focus purely on the money aspect – for example, how much your weekly budget is, or how much your investments are likely to grow. But…

Make your lifestyle goals part of your financial strategy

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

If you haven’t figured out your lifestyle goals for the future your financial strategy is like a journey without a destination. When you’re creating a financial plan, it’s tempting to focus purely on the money aspect – for example, how much your weekly budget is, or how much your investments are likely to grow. But…

Why do men and women invest differently?

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While women play a confident and active role in everyday financial decisions, they are noticeably less involved in planning, acquiring and managing long-term investments than men, according to research commissioned by the Commonwealth Bank. The whitepaper, titled ‘Enabling change: A fresh perspective on women’s financial security’, found that even though women generally feel just as confident…

5 Ways to Invest 10K

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What would you do if you had $10,000?  Would you spend it?  Would you stick it in your mattress?  Share it between your friends and family?  Maybe it would be a much better option to make the cash work for you and grow your personal wealth. When you are considering what to do with your…

What are downsizer contributions?

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Downsizer contributions are superannuation contributions which have been sourced from the sale proceeds of the current or former principal place of residence of a taxpayer (or their spouse).  The Government is currently amending the tax and superannuation legislation to permit such contributions to be made. The policy justification for such contributions is to remove a…

Here Are 6 Strategies To Help Get Your Kids Into Their First Home

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Rising property prices have made it harder for young people to get into the property market than it was for previous generations. Here’s how you can lend your kids a helping hand – without necessarily having to put up all the cash yourself. Recent statistics show that 43% of 20–24 year olds and 17% of…

Why every woman needs the right financial strategy

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Women in Australia can look forward to long and healthy lives, with the average female life expectancy now higher than 84.6.1 What’s more, women tend to leave the workforce earlier than men, at an average age of 52 which means many women end up spending more than 30 years in retirement.2 While this is great news…