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Does Thinking About Money Hurt Your Head?

March 29, 2021

Does Thinking About Money Hurt Your Head?

When Michael was at the tile shop looking for renovation ideas and being asked to choose between an assortment of different designs, he left in a haste and joined his kids in watching a Disney show ...

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Bolting It All Together – In Retirement

March 25, 2021

Bolting It All Together – In Retirement

In the previous podcast we discussed ‘bolting it all together’ while you are still working – meaning getting everything in order financially before you retire. We gave the example of a couple who ...

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Bolting it all together - While you're working

March 23, 2021

Bolting it all together - While you're working

We often discuss owning the great companies of Australia and the world and how it benefits you in retirement. Today, we look at some things you can do while you are still working. 

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Biases – Why We Get Caught up With the Crowd

March 19, 2021

Biases – Why We Get Caught up With the Crowd

So why is it exactly that we get caught up with ‘the crowd’? We are surrounded by people in our everyday lives – friends, family, colleagues and so on. We try to listen to our own intuition and our ...

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Owning the Great Companies at the Push of a Button

March 17, 2021

Owning the Great Companies at the Push of a Button

It can be difficult to own a money-generating asset – historically speaking, too. You can’t drive past a successful business and just go in and buy part of it. On the flipside, you   can buy a part ...

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Tax Deductions

March 15, 2021

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Tax Deductions

We find that tax deductions are often the least understood area of finance. People often spend money simply because it’s a tax write-off. But what they don’t consider is whether that expense will ...

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5 Retirement Rules of Thumb

March 05, 2021

5 Retirement Rules of Thumb

In this blog we look at how much money you’ll need to retire, and what you need to do to get there assuming you have ten years left of your working life. Note: the figures discussed today are simply ...

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Why We Believe Fake News

March 02, 2021

Why We Believe Fake News

In the third instalment of our biases series, we are asking: why do we believe fake news? Why do we believe stories or things that aren’t necessarily true?

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Why the Best Financial Advisers Need Their Own Financial Adviser

March 01, 2021

Why the Best Financial Advisers Need Their Own Financial Adviser

Everyone knows Roger Federer is one of the best tennis players of all time. But he still has a tennis coach! It’s the same for a financial adviser. Despite how good they are, they still benefit from ...