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Couple’s finances: Being in tune with one another

When managing your personal finances as a couple, it’s important to recognise and address any differences you may have regarding your beliefs on money and your money personality. We discuss ways to help you in this space through the fostering of communication, mutual understanding and teamwork.

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What reality are you creating for yourself?

Beliefs on money are protective or liberating ideas, thoughts, or opinions that you hold about money. In this TED Talk, an inspirational individual, Isaac Lidsky, challenges us to let go of excuses, assumptions and fears, and accept the awesome responsibility of being the creators of our own reality.

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Income protection insurance

Imagine being unable to work for a period due to a sickness or injury. How would you and your family cope financially and plan for the future? We illustrate the importance of Income Protection insurance in terms of protecting a vital resource – your income earning capacity.

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Child care reform: The child care subsidy

From 2 July 2018, the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate will be replaced with a new financial assistance payment for eligible families, the Child Care Subsidy. In this article, we explore the Child Care Subsidy in more detail regarding eligibility, payments and transitioning/claiming.

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EOFY planning tips: 3, 2, 1... Lift-off!

The end of the financial year is nearly upon us. Where has the year gone? In this article, we discuss several end of financial year planning tips that you may wish to consider prior to 30 June – they may help in terms of minimising your tax liabilities and making the most of the money you earn.

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2018 Budget: Unwrapping the ‘Christmas in May’ proposed measures

‘Christmas in May’ is the unofficial catchphrase of this year’s Federal Budget (given a Federal election is on the horizon), but officially it’s being referred to by the Government as a ‘Plan for a Stronger Economy’.

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Personal finance journey: The musical

The journey towards reaching your financial goals and objectives can start with a simple light bulb moment.

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Stay on top of your business finances

Finances can make or break your business, so it’s vital to keep them in check. Here are some tips.

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Debt Management

There are many different types of debt in the market, each designed with a specific purpose in mind.

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Trolleyology: How supermarkets influence your buying

When you walk into a supermarket, the game begins between you and the sales/marketing team of that supermarket.

Your goal is usually to get in and out with the groceries that you need.

Whereas, their goal is to influence your buying in an attempt to get you to spend as much money as possible. Largely, this is done by specifically designing a supermarket that leverages off the findings from behavioural economics research.