2020 AMP University Challenge – In conversation with Rod Edge

The countdown is on ahead of AMP’s 2020 University Challenge finals. This year’s event will be virtual, but as AMP Australia’s Rod Edge discusses, our five finalists will still face a challenging round of academic and performance-based tests. Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 19/10/2020

AMP’s very first University Challenge winner urges students to follow in her footsteps

The first winner of the AMP University Challenge credits the competition solidifying her career path in financial advice. Speaking with Adam Marsters from AMP Corporate Affairs, Michelle Carroll says the 2011 University Challenge helped her forge valuable connections within the industry. The competition, which is now in its 10th year, provides university and TAFE students with the opportunity to test their skills as a financial adviser and share in $10,000 in prize money if they …

The wallet challenge – savings and budget checklist

The wallet challenge – savings and budget checklist Budgeting and savings might sound very basic, but many people find it difficult to get these fundamentals right, or don’t have these in place at all. Here are some tips to help you get started, and on the right track to building your personal wealth. Have a plan If you are planning to go anywhere, you will need to know your starting point and destination, otherwise you’ll just …

The wallet challenge: Step 1 – your financial audit

The wallet challenge: Step 1 – your financial audit This 4 part series will get you ready to grow your wealth in the new financial year. Starting with an audit of your current financial position, this checklist will guide you through a review of all your assets – savings, super, properties etc and liabilities – loan payments, insurance policies, bills so you can get a clear picture of where you are at financially and where …

We tried a no-spend challenge – here’s what we learned

We tried a no-spend challenge – here’s what we learned What happened when three AMP employees set out with a grand ambition: to spend no money at all for a week. If you’re like most of us, you’d probably like to spend less money. But keeping track of where your money goes – and especially your spending on all of the little things – can be hard. One way to identify and tackle your spending …