Role-reversal: When parents are relying on you

Role-reversal: When parents are relying on you As your parents get older, your whole family will be facing lots of changes. Supporting them during this time can be challenging, with lots of choices to be made. Get some tips to help you prepare for this role-reversal without it becoming a …

Aussie attitudes to finance across the generations

Aussie attitudes to finance across the generations From Gen Y to Gen X to the Boomers, are attitudes to finance really that different between the generations? “Young people don’t understand the value of working hard and saving for the future.” “Baby Boomers are ruining our chance to buy a home.” …

Home sweet home: Your guide to the FHSSS

Home sweet home: Your guide to the FHSSS The First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) came into effect on 1 July, and the property market has started cooling, so could the time have come for first-home buyers to make their move? CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional Jeremy Chiel from Stonehouse Group shares some …

5 questions to ask your financial planner

5 questions to ask your financial planner Finding the right financial planner for your needs, goals and life stage is essential to help you achieve your financial goals. As a specialist profession, it’s important to check your financial planner is professionally licensed and qualified to provide you with advice. Equally …

Sorting out sibling squabbles

  Sorting out sibling squabbles When families clash over money, particularly as parents reach their senior years, there can be many issues to resolve. Hear from CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional James McFall of Yield Financial Planning about how family members can plan for a peaceful transfer of wealth between generations and siblings. Who cares? Nothing …

6 ways to navigate your finances in your 40s

6 ways to navigate your finances in your 40s Growing responsibilities and competing priorities can be a feature of your 40s. Strategic wealth advisor Adrian Hanrahan offers his tips for getting ahead in mid-life. Although marriage, mortgage, and young children may have characterised your 30s, your 40s often feature growing …

How my life changed when I became a carer

How my life changed when I became a carer Writer Ambra Sancin shares how her life changed when she became a carer for her mother. Many Australians will take on caregiver roles at some point in their lives. Mine came three-and-a-half years ago and it’s been challenging (but ultimately rewarding) …

So, you’re starting a business…

So, you’re starting a business… Whether you’ve been plotting it for years or just recently decided to go for it, starting your own business is a big leap. Now that you’re taking the first steps, pause for a moment to consider some often-overlooked factors that will set you up for …

Minimal vs FOMO: what are young people really up to with their money?

Minimal vs FOMO: what are young people really up to with their money? The spending habits of our younger generation show that experiences mean more to them than buying stuff. So are they better at managing money than their Boomer or Gen X parents? Or is FOMO leading them into …

What is a Power of Attorney?

What is a Power of Attorney? Just as having a Will ensures assets are managed properly when you die, a Power of Attorney allows someone else to look after your finances when you’re unable to. Phillip Richards, Director of Endorphin Wealth Management explains more about what’s involved in having a Power of …