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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

What is a managed fund – and why are they so popular?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Jun 12, 2018 9:48:09 AM

7 reasons why managed funds are a popular investment choice  

Around 1.2 million people in Australia have part or all of their investments in managed funds. So why are they so popular?

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Topics: financial planning

Do these home renovation ‘value adds’ really add value to your property?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Aug 23, 2017 3:02:04 PM
Take a closer look before you invest

There’s no doubt home renovations have become a bit of an obsession with Australians recently. Yet before you invest too heavily into home renovations for your property, it’s worth asking yourself, will these ”value adding” improvements really provide a return on investment and contribute to achieving your financial goals? 

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Topics: property value

How do you fast track your financial goals?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Aug 23, 2017 2:51:46 PM

It’s a powerful question to ask yourself as you think about your financial goals:

What would I need to do to fast track the achievement of this goal?

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Topics: financial planning

Credit card debt: A cancer eating away at our society

Posted by Henderson Matusch on May 19, 2017 2:00:55 PM

The importance of paying off your balance every month

I just received my credit card statement from one of our big banks. The fine print on the statement (which I would guess few of us read) suggested that if I dutifully pay the minimum monthly amount, and don’t put any other charges on my card (they didn’t actually say that, but I am smart enough to read between the lines!) then I would have my $3,736.34 balance paid off in “about 54 years and 6 months”. 

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Topics: wealth building

Noone becomes wealthy by accident – here’s how they do it

Posted by Henderson Matusch on May 19, 2017 12:57:01 PM

10 wealth creation habits you can begin now

Financially responsible and successful people don’t build their wealth by accident – or overnight. That’s because becoming rich takes serious willpower and long-term vision. You have to be able to keep your eye on the prize of financial freedom and develop good habits to win.

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Topics: wealth building

How old were you when you set your first financial goal?

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Feb 18, 2017 3:17:38 PM

The importance of goal setting from a young age 

I was recently working with a great client of mine, delivering a series of workshops to accountants around the country. I gave copies of my book to the event organiser and their two children; one aged 14 and the other 10.

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Topics: goal setting

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