Financial Tips: Is an SMSF right for you?

There are good reasons why self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are the biggest and rapidly growing super section in Australia. However, you should first consider the pros and cons of starting an SMSF, as well as seek expert advice as to whether SMSF is right for...

Best Ways to Invest your $10,000 Wisely

You worked hard to earn it so it is important to invest your $10,000 savings wisely. It is essential to have well-considered strategies to help you manage your savings into making it grow. There are smart ways to do so and if you read through this article you...

Tax Deductions: Tips for Reducing Tax

It is a fact that everybody wants to stretch and maximise their savings. Maximising tax deductions through the use of interest deductions is one way to lessen your tax liability. Whether you’re a student that wants to save money or a businessman that wants t...

3 Proven Ways to Reach Your Financial Success

Have you ever tried listing down all of your New Year’s Resolutions? After a few weeks or even days, all of a sudden they came to a halt? We may get tired of this monotonous goal setting every year. Or we may not even try doing them at all especially when it...

Loan Application Process from the Lender’s Perspective

You may be wondering what processes take place behind the scenes with the lender to decide whether or not to approve your application. What are the key factors that will boost the chance of having your loan approved? From a lender’s perspective, here is a gl...

Want to Make Summer your Best Selling Season Ever?

You might be planning to sell your home but missed out spring, which is known as the peak property season for Australians. Although the summer might seem to be quieter, there will still be buyers and sellers for you during this season. Here are some factors th...

‘Tis the Season to be Thrifty

The most wonderful time of the year is almost here. Everyone loves to spend quality time with their families and friends. They also love spending on gifts, vacations, and sumptuous food as a way to celebrate the holidays. Still, it is important to be conscious...

Switching Home Loans

Switching home loans can help you save thousands of dollars in interest. It can also enable you to take advantage of the features offered by another loan. Dwell on important considerations and decide if the benefits of switching are worth the cost....

Car Loan Interest Rates and Stuff You Need to Know

So, you’ve decided that now is the best time for a new car. However, as you are preparing for your car financing, you’ve encountered the term “car loan interest rates” and got dumbfounded with it. What is a car loan interest rate and how does it affect...

How Much does Buying a Home Cost?

First time home buyers are usually excited and enthusiastic with the prospect of purchasing a property of their own. And because of too much excitement, they tend to underestimate how much buying a home costs or they forget to take into account some important...

Buying Property with a Buddy

Even when there is limitation to funds, there are many options for an average Australian to become a property owner or investor. One of these options is co-ownership....

How Big Should Your Nest Egg Be?

Size definitely matters when it comes to superannuation if you want be financially secure when you retire. Hence you have to know how much money you’ll need when you stop working and to ensure that your employer’s as well as your own contributions are enou...

Manage your Investments in 5 Easy Steps

Now that we are starting a new financial year, it is the best time for us to know strategies on how we could help to manage our investments. The five steps listed here can help you not only to increase your investment profit but to protect it as well....

Mobile Apps to Manage Your Finances

Nowadays, most of us are using mobile phones and tablets, and mobile apps are not just ways to pass the time but are now essential to our day-to-day routine. It is also the era wherein many experience difficulty in trying to maintain good finances and manage...

Protect your Earnings and Reap the Tax Benefits

Your most important asset is your capacity to work and generate an income. If you are unable to work due to sickness or injury, how would you continue to meet your financial obligations and continue your present lifestyle? Being unable to work due to sickness...

Dealing with Property Buying

Buying a property can be stressful and nerve-wracking, especially if it is your first time to do so. Hence, it will be very beneficial to know some strategies that can help you deal with property buying....

Time for SMSF Check-up

The start of 2015 is the best time for SMSF check-up. It is important to review your Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) at least twice a year, and one of the best times for a bi-annual check is the beginning of the calendar year. It is also crucial to mak...

The Truth about Mortgage Brokers

These days, many people believe the misconceptions they hear about mortgage brokers. One belief is that using a mortgage broker will cost you too much time and will likely stress you out. Contrary to this misconception, mortgage brokers actually help you SAVE...

5 Quick Steps to Wealth Checklist

These 5 quick questions are a great start to reviewing your finances. 1. Your superannuation or retirement savings will help you enjoy your requirement. Do you have a strategy in place to achieve your goals for retirement? Yes/No 2. The lending market is very...

Why Superannuation is Different

There is a significant body of academic research that focuses on finance and investment. Superannuation and pension funds are often seen as a subset of the pool of capital that makes up global investment markets. While investment markets are necessarily made u...

Benefits of Property Investment Coaching

With limited experience or understanding of the Australian property investment market, where do you begin? Education alone is not enough The science to property investing is not a mystery. It is easily understood, but it was never taught in school.  With the...

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