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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

7 ways to get ahead financially

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Jul 23, 2018 4:50:01 PM

Smart changes you can make to improve your personal finances

Setting your own individual financial goals and priorities is a smart choice – yet not many people make it.

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Topics: goal setting, financial planning, wealth building

How can money buckets help you to save?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Jul 23, 2018 4:43:41 PM

The advantage of separating funds in your household budget

When you’re looking at setting up your family budget, it’s important to document and understand both your spending and your income. 

Having a spending plan – and keeping an eye on it to ensure it’s accurate – is a crucial step in helping you reach financial freedom.

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Topics: budgeting, goal setting

How much money will you need for retirement?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Jul 3, 2018 12:34:56 PM

Tips to work out how much super you’ll need to retire comfortably 

If you’re looking forward to living on more than just the age pension once you’ve retired, you will need to find the extra income from your super and non-super savings. And that generally leads to the question of, exactly how much money will you need to live in retirement?

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Topics: financial planning, retirement planning

Low interest rates affect everyone differently

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Jun 12, 2018 9:54:28 AM

Go beyond the headlines and find the right strategy for you

With interest rates remaining at historically low levels in many parts of the world – including Australia – mortgage holders have enjoyed lower repayments on their home loan. And often, that’s the extent of the ‘news story’ that’s reported in the mainstream media.

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Topics: wealth building

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