Investment market cycles and investor sentiment

When it comes to investing, taking a rational approach can sometimes make all the difference to the accumulation and preservation of wealth over short, medium and long-term investment time horizons.


Bridging the gap: Women and super

Upon reaching retirement, you will often find that a shift occurs in terms of how you will fund your lifestyle moving forward.


DIY renovation project considerations

Spring is often associated with DIY renovation projects due to the lower rainfall, warmer weather and motivation to get things done before the end of year festivities.


The 50/30/20 budgeting rule

When it comes to building and maintaining wealth, budgeting is an important foundation block.


Estate planning and passing away intestate

When it comes to estate planning, there are many different facets to consider.


Super engagement: Your annual super statement

Superannuation is a powerful investment vehicle that will help you accumulate wealth during your working life to support your lifestyle in retirement. Furthermore, it will be one of the biggest financial assets that you will ever own in your lifetime...in most instances, second only to your family home.


Palliative care: Facing mortality with care and support

For many of us, we may associate palliative care with aged care; however, in reality, it’s for anyone with a life-limiting or terminal illness. In this deeply moving Ted Talk, Lucy Kalanithi shares the journey that she and her husband went through after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer at just age 36.


Deductions and work-related self-education expenses

By now, you may have received your PAYG statement from your employer and started the process of compiling the relevant receipts, tax invoices and documents needed to lodge your tax return.


Life insurance

Take a moment to consider, if you were to pass away unexpectedly, would you be leaving behind loved ones that depend on you financially?


Tax refunds and investing in yourself

According to the most recent data available, the average tax refund received by Australians is $2,574.