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Planning for a Semi-retirement Here is What You Need To Consider

May 11, 2020

Planning for a Semi-retirement Here is What You Need To Consider

One of the key things involved with retirement planning is finding out what the clients retirement goals are. Usually, this would involve a time where they would move from full-time work straight to ...

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Why you should make personal contributions to super?

April 27, 2020

Why you should make personal contributions to super?

Most people understand that if you want to make before-tax contributions to your super, you can salary sacrifice via payroll, producing a tax saving.

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“When things settle down” and what that really means

April 20, 2020

“When things settle down” and what that really means

​ “Should we get out now and come back in when things settle down?” is a question that usually finds its way into investment conversations when the value of one’s investment has dropped.

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The wrong people to have around you – financially

April 13, 2020

The wrong people to have around you – financially

With most things in life, the people you choose to surround yourself with have a large impact and influence on your decisions. This is no different when it comes to your financials.

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5 reasons couples argue over money

March 30, 2020

5 reasons couples argue over money

When discussing money in a relationship, it's not rare for arguments or disagreements to occur... We're only human. Being aware of the reasons why, however, can help with the communication process ...

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3 immediate changes you can make

March 16, 2020

3 immediate changes you can make

There are a fair few strategies that we’ll be able to use immediately with most of our new clients to help achieve their retirement goals.

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Is renting ‘dead money’ an opportunity to increase your savings ?

March 09, 2020

Is renting ‘dead money’ an opportunity to increase your savings ?

Most people have heard the saying ‘rent is dead money’. To some degree, it sort of is. Your cash will go in the pocket of someone else and you will not be getting any of it back. ​However, there is ...

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“My house is my Super.”

February 24, 2020

“My house is my Super.”

​You’ve spent what seems like a lifetime getting your dream home, and retirement is creeping up fast. You have put the absolute bare minimum contributions into your superannuation, but it doesn’t ...

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Making the most of the new decade – Real-life case study

February 17, 2020

Making the most of the new decade – Real-life case study

Most people come in to see us about 10 years from retirement and are usually very surprised on what can be achieved if they decide to switch on and focus.

FAQ - What information do I need?

February 02, 2020

FAQ - What information do I need?

Making the leap to see a financial adviser can be a daunting process, especially knowing that you need to lay all your cards (regarding your financial situation) on the table. ​ You may feel as ...