March 2016

We all have an idea of what we want for our future and retirement. However, for many Australians their dreams for the future are getting further and further away from them. This could be due to investment choices, occupation and employment changes or perhaps not...

That’s the big thing on everyone’s minds with insurance, isn’t it – how can I reduce my costs? The first thing we think of doing is cutting back the amount of cover, cutting back any extra benefits on the policy or even cancelling. There is...

It’s tempting – there’s a whole word of things to see, experience and buy out there and marketers know it. It’s so easy to get a credit card these days and buy whatever you want but out of control spending and not understanding how best...

Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around the world. It’s one reason why he decided to launch a Facebook-based book club last year, with a reading list that focused on “different cultures, beliefs, histories, and technologies.” Although the birth of his daughter Max kept him from...

Let's talk about you. Moving your way through life, working hard, raising your family and building your wealth to enjoy a comfortable, even luxurious retirement. Your kids are getting older, and before you know it, they're married and starting families of their own. You're doing well,...

As you may be aware, CommInsure and the Commonwealth Bank group has been outed in the media this week for unethical treatment involving the handling of insurance claims. Some of you reading this will be clients of ours who hold CommInsure policies, and you should...

Many people don’t think twice about paying interest, especially on the smaller things like their credit cards. For a lot of people, it’s the price they are willing to pay for convenience and getting the things they want in life. And when you’re borrowing money...

Even with the current property market the dream of home-ownership or upgrading their current is still big in the minds of many Australians. There’s the emotional satisfaction of knowing you own the roof over your head, the freedom to rip up carpets and keep a...