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For many of us, there are a few unspoken rules about what is appropriate to talk about with others and what is not. One of those subjects happens to be about money, but is this really why Australians avoid talking about the subject? Perhaps many...

Losing a job is rarely a happy time for anyone. However, by paying attention to some key elements, we can take better control of the situation and work through it without it having a major impact on our personal health and our relationships. No one...

Our world is constantly changing, which is why arming our kids with the necessary financial skills and responsible money behaviors necessary to help them to independently manage their finances with or without your help is so important. We can all take a lesson from the...

Most of us know how expensive life can be just for adults, but throw kids into the mix, and the expenses often seem as though they have tripled. It is supposed to be one of the happiest times of your life, and it can be,...

Ever wonder what makes some people work until they're 80 and others retire at 50? The answer is often much more complex than a person simply loving or hating a job. Most people retire early for a variety of reasons, and surprisingly it’s not always...

Many of us do not want to think about what might happen to your family should something happen to you, but no matter what, it is something we must all plan for no matter what. Although it doesn’t always happen, it’s important to note that...

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When people consider buying a home in Australia, they often think of reasons to move to either the Sunshine Coast or the Gold Coast. Which one is better? There will obviously be some differences, but both location certainly do have two things in common: gorgeous...

In a case where you might need cash right now to help cover a major expense, tapping into your home’s equity could be a tempting option. Before making the decision to get a home equity loan, it’s important to know how you plan to use...

Anyone can benefit from having a financial plan that is tailored to them and their needs. However, according to statistics gathered earlier this year, women comprise 46.2% of all employees in Australia’s workplace*. Statistics like these tell financial advisors and planners alike that a financial...