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Protect your finances and yourself against things going wrong

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Jun 3, 2019 2:45:31 PM

How to plan for the unexpected in your personal financial journey

Having control over your finances can deliver great things – the dreams and aspirations that only money can buy. Saving and investing for the experiences and purchases that inspire you can be an exciting adventure.

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Topics: wealth building, goal setting

How to teach your kids the value of money

Posted by Henderson Matusch on Feb 28, 2019 4:17:16 PM

4 ways to improve your children’s understanding of finances

As a parent, you’ll no doubt want to ensure that your children understand the pitfalls and power of the financial world. Yet it’s a task that’s becoming ever more challenging.

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Topics: goal setting, wealth creation

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 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: financial planning, goal setting

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

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: wealth building, goal setting

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: financial planning, wealth building, goal setting

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: goal setting, budgeting

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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