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What’s the best thing to do with an inheritance?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Nov 27, 2018 4:25:54 PM

The 3 things to consider before you decide what to do with your money  

When you’ve come into an inheritance, you may be thinking about the best thing to do with your sudden influx of funds. 

If you’re trying to do “the responsible thing” with your inheritance, you’ll probably think about investing most or all of it. It seems like the right thing to do... but is it always?

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Topics: wealth building, goal setting

How to set up a spending plan

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Nov 27, 2018 4:16:14 PM

5 steps to get your family budget under control   

If you’re finding it tough to meet your monthly bills and mortgage payments, you’re not alone. 

The figures show that 1 in 7 Australian households spends more than it earns – and it’s a problem that affects people from all parts of society.

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Topics: goal setting, budgeting

How to manage your credit card debt this Christmas

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Nov 14, 2018 2:04:51 PM

Tips for avoiding the post-festive season blues

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. Taking time off work to catch up with family and friends, putting our feet up, and giving ourselves licence to overindulge a little – what’s not to like?

Well for many of us, the post-Christmas spending blues are definitely something to avoid!

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4 ways Australian workers can go about minimising tax

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Oct 29, 2018 10:40:53 AM

Legal and logical ways you can benefit from tax minimisation

It’s a fact – Australia is one of the most heavily taxed countries in the world. And as any tax payer knows, there’s little sign that our politicians will be motivated to do much about changing that fact any time soon!

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Topics: wealth creation

How can I pay off my mortgage faster?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Oct 2, 2018 2:01:03 PM

3 tips you can use today to create a better tomorrow

If you’re one of the roughly 8 million Australians whose home is partly owned by a bank, here’s a fact that you should always bear in mind:

“Your” bank works for its shareholders – NOT for you as a mortgage holder.

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Topics: goal setting, financial planning

Long term investment advice

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Sep 24, 2018 9:19:08 AM

6 tips for getting more from your investments  

If you’re like most Australians, you’ve probably heard this advice many times: “You need to have a long term horizon for your investments”.

And there’s no doubt that taking a long-term view to investing is important in providing both income and growth in your assets’ value.

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Topics: wealth building

Can we afford to have a baby?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Sep 11, 2018 4:25:37 PM

5 tips on how you can budget for starting a family 

It’s one of the most exciting times of your life – making the decision to start a family with your partner. Yet for some Australians, it can also be a time of significant stress as financial pressures threaten to overwhelm the joy of welcoming a new member to your family.

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Topics: goal setting

Why should you use a financial adviser?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Aug 7, 2018 12:40:49 PM

5 ways your personal finances could benefit from professional advice

If you’re wondering whether you could benefit from seeking help from a financial adviser, the answer is almost certainly yes!

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Topics: financial planning

7 top tips for wealth creation

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Aug 7, 2018 9:30:12 AM

See how you can get started with building wealth today

When you’re just starting out on your wealth creation journey, it can feel like you have a mountain to climb. Yet the most critical things you’ll need to begin wealth creation are your desire to get ahead financially, a regular income, some assets – and a little bit of expert advice.  

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Topics: wealth building

Should you make voluntary contributions to your super?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Aug 2, 2018 1:01:06 PM

What to think about before making additional superannuation payments

Superannuation is a relatively well-protected way to increase your retirement savings. However, while funds are heavily regulated (dependent on current and future legislation), there’s still no guarantee that your super income will retain its current tax concessional treatment in the long term.

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Topics: goal setting, wealth building

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