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How to Avoid Getting Robbed by Your Financial Adviser

July 26, 2021

How to Avoid Getting Robbed by Your Financial Adviser

The world of finance sometimes comes with a big elephant in the room – is your adviser trustworthy? Unfortunately, we sometimes see stories about financial advisers (or people in positions of power ...

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We Take Care of it All, While You Can Enjoy Your Financial Freedom

July 23, 2021

We Take Care of it All, While You Can Enjoy Your Financial Freedom

Please excuse us for this title – but we are hoping to paint a picture in your head. The thing is, nobody wants to go to their rectal examination. And that’s what this blog is about. For some people, ...

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The “Hard Work, Good Work” Matrix

July 21, 2021

The “Hard Work, Good Work” Matrix

Today, we look at the interplay between hard work and good work. We have a saying here at Money Over 50:   with your hard work and our good work, we can achieve great things. 

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How To Turn $700,000 into $2 Million ?

July 20, 2021

How To Turn $700,000 into $2 Million ?

Many of our new clients come to us with around $700,000 in assets and about ten years left of their working lives. Their goal is to make sure they have enough money in order to live a good lifestyle ...

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Income You Can Draw From an Extra $100,000 in Retirement Savings?

July 19, 2021

Income You Can Draw From an Extra $100,000 in Retirement Savings?

Many people think of their retirement savings as being one ‘bucket of money’. But how much is enough? As a very rough guide, if you want to draw $100,000 a year for the rest of your life, you want ...

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Why You Probably Need 1.1 Cars in Retirement and What to do About it

July 15, 2021

Why You Probably Need 1.1 Cars in Retirement and What to do About it

Who remembers the ad from 1994 about the average family having 2.3 children? It may be stretching the memory a little, but we clearly remember the little boy in the ad who certainly wasn’t a fan of ...

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Why You Shouldn’t Fix Interest Rates

July 15, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Fix Interest Rates

If you own property, at some stage you’ve probably had to decide between variable and fixed interest rates. Today we discuss why you shouldn’t fix your interest rates when it comes to your home loan ...

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Why Your House is More Like a Car Than a Super Fund

July 13, 2021

Why Your House is More Like a Car Than a Super Fund

Towards retirement, we always discuss assets and liabilities with our clients. Many of them talk about their house as an asset and part of their retirement savings. But there is a problem with this. ...