Your no. 1 financial focus – decade by decade

Your no. 1 financial focus – decade by decade Everyone has a different life journey they’re on. But getting on top of key financial goals as you follow your own path could see you enjoying a more comfortable lifestyle and being ready for the next chapter to begin. Read our guide to getting all your money matters sorted out, one decade at a time. In your 20s Goodbye debt – the real danger in your 20s …

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 the dangers of growing debt? Find out more about money habits of millenials. For some years, retail businesses have been in a tailspin about the …

What can I do in my 30s to prepare for the future? (Video)

What can I do in my 30s to prepare for the future? (Video)  Louise Lakomy CFP® Louise has a wide range of experience and depth of knowledge in all facets of financial planning providing advice over 15 years specialising in retirement strategies. As part of the Financial Planning Association’s Ask a Planner video series, Louise Lakomy CFP® answers the commonly asked question, “What can I do in my 30s to better prepare for the …

Living the good life in your 20s, 30s and 40s

Living the good life in your 20s, 30s and 40s Whether you’re twenty-something and single or married with kids, life is full of challenges and opportunities. How can you handle money better so you’re not held back by debts and financial stress? New guest contributor, James Trethewie Financial Planner AFP®,  AKA “Tarzan with a calculator” as dubbed by Sophie Monk on the last season of The Bachelorette, shares his tips for managing your finances for a …