First home super saver scheme (FHSSS)

One of the biggest hurdles for prospective first homebuyers is saving an adequate deposit to purchase their first home, especially when trying to avoid Lenders Mortgage Insurance or a loan guarantor arrangement.


Ageing and health status in retirement: The three chapters

Australians, and people around the globe, are living longer than ever before due to an increased awareness and understanding of the factors that influence our life span, such as genetics, health care, workplace health and wellness, hygiene, diet and nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle


Exploring and pursuing your goals and objectives

Running a marathon and climbing a mountain require preparation, flexibility and perseverance. Due to this, they are often used as metaphors for other areas of our lives – personal or work-related.


The personal finance roadmap and the age of distractions

Distractions are ever present in our daily lives. This may be more so the case than any other point in our history due to the emergence and development of the digital information age.


2018-19 financial year: Top 10 legislative updates

s we kick off the new financial year, we thought we would provide you with a list of the top 10 legislative updates that are due to take effect in the 2018-19 financial year – either on or after 1 July 2018


Managing your insurance costs

You don’t have to cut corners on your insurance or sacrifice the adequacy of your cover to make your policy more affordable.


Downsizing measure

In retirement, you may find that your home no longer meets your needs. You may want something smaller or more aligned with your lifestyle


The relationship between saving motives and saving habits

Before we dive in, take a moment to consider which of the following best describes you and your household in terms of your current saving habits?


Scams: If it seems too good to be true, it probably is…

According to the ACCC’s recently released annual scam report, the total reported losses from scams in 2017 was over $340 million (a $40 million increase compared to 2016).


Personal insurances: The risk probability/impact matrix

A vital part of wealth accumulation is putting appropriate strategies in place to manage risk.