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Why my kids won’t get an inheritance

June 24, 2022

Why my kids won’t get an inheritance

Does this sound like a controversial topic? Most likely. But we are not here to convince you whether or not you should leave your kids an inheritance, we just want to raise some points. It is ...

Having a healthy diet doesn’t guarantee a long and healthy life

June 21, 2022

Having a healthy diet doesn’t guarantee a long and healthy life

A client called us recently, asking us to guarantee that he wouldn’t run out of money in retirement. He also wanted to ensure that he could do everything he wanted during his retirement; travel being ...

Listener Question: Investing Money Outside of Superannuation

June 17, 2022

Listener Question: Investing Money Outside of Superannuation

Today’s listener question relates to investing money outside of superannuation. Thanks to Leonie for raising the question, as well as providing positive feedback on the podcast – glad you’re enjoying ...

The best way to avoid panicking in a downturn is to not panic

June 14, 2022

The best way to avoid panicking in a downturn is to not panic

In our modern world, it is more and more common to talk about our emotions. Largely, this is a good thing. But there is also a danger that these emotions will get out of control if we talk about and ...

McDonalds 75-cent ice cream cones going to cost more in the future

June 10, 2022

McDonalds 75-cent ice cream cones going to cost more in the future

As any good parent would do, last week Dallas bribed his almost-three-year-old with a McDonalds ice cream cone, in exchange for good behaviour at grandma’s house. When he ordered the two 60-cent ...

$100k Isn’t Much Anymore Going By Present Day Financial Dynamics

June 07, 2022

$100k Isn’t Much Anymore Going By Present Day Financial Dynamics

No, we don’t mean $100,000 is a small amount of money. Far from it! But more and more, we hear people talk about it as an insignificant amount when they are thinking about buying a new car or doing ...

A Good Financial Planning Business is Like a Think Tank

June 03, 2022

A Good Financial Planning Business is Like a Think Tank

Recently, we got thinking about all the different legislation that affects us as well as our clients. Legislation such as the Tax Act is essentially just thousands of pages of words. We think that ...

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FAQ – What if I Don't Agree With What the Adviser Says?

May 12, 2022

FAQ – What if I Don't Agree With What the Adviser Says?

First of all, thank you to all our listeners far and wide! Our audience is growing each week, with new international listeners joining in. Please write to us and tell us where you’re from, we’d love ...

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Your Bank Doesn’t Care About You and That’s Okay

March 31, 2022

Your Bank Doesn’t Care About You and That’s Okay

We recently did a podcast called  No-one’s Coming in which we discussed the fact that everyone is responsible for their own retirement planning. It’s not their employer’s job or the government’s job ...

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The 1% Extras in Saving for Your Retirement

March 29, 2022

The 1% Extras in Saving for Your Retirement

You don’t need to make drastic changes in order to get big results in the future. But people often think they do, and so they change nothing, instead – resulting in zero gain. Today we’ll look at the ...