How to adult—a quick guide to personal finances in your 20s

How to adult—a quick guide to personal finances in your 20s Getting to grips with debt, budget and cash flow It’s a pity there’s no handy ‘How to’ book to teach you about adult life, especially when it comes to finances. It’s something that you need to learn on the job. To make the task easier, here’s a breakdown of the three trickiest areas to get to grips with in your twenties – debt, cash …

Insider’s guide to invisible money

Insider’s guide to invisible money If you feel like you’ll never keep up with your tech-savvy kids, don’t despair. One of the most important tech topics they need to learn about is spending money in a digital world. Find out just how much kids are getting to grips with invisible money and get some talking points to help the whole family keep up with the move towards a cashless society. Technology use is a common …

A quick guide to property investment

A quick guide to property investment Not only is property the largest asset class in the world, for many Australians it’s also the largest component of their household wealth. Indeed, of the top five people listed on the AFR’s 2018 Rich List, three have accumulated their wealth through property investment. Part of the appeal of property has been that it has proven to be a great ‘store of value’ with prices rising over the long …

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 insights into the challenges and solutions facing younger people when it comes to home ownership. Housing affordability has been in and out of the headlines, …

Relationship rules for your finances (Video)

Relationship rules for your finances (Video)  Your relationship might be rock solid. But any romance can come unstuck when you fall out over money. Keep those financial squabbles at bay with our friendly guide to joint finances. If you have a question you’d like answered by a professional financial planner please email us at financialpartners@financialpartners.com.au. We’d love to hear from you. This video contains general financial advice only. It is provided by an Australian Financial …

A financial planner’s guide to preparing for retirement

A financial planner’s guide to preparing for retirement Planning for retirement can start at any time, the earlier the better, but often it gets left until people are in their fifties and actually approaching retirement age. We asked James McFall of Yield Financial Planning for some tips on making the most of your final years as a wage earner. What does pre-retirement look like? Pre-retirement is widely recognised as being around 50 to 65 years of age, …

Your guide to getting the right personal insurance

Your guide to getting the right personal insurance Knowing you’re covered for what life has in store can really take a load off your mind. Our no-nonsense guide to personal insurance can get you on the right track to choosing cover that gives you peace of mind.   Online source: Produced by The Financial Financial Planning Association of Australia and published on 20 November 2017.  Original article.  

FSCG (Financial Services & Credit Guide)

FSCG  (Financial Services & Credit Guide) Latest Financial Services & Credit Guide    Why this Financial Services & Credit Guide is important to you This Guide explains the financial planning services we provide, as well as giving you important information that will help you decide if you want to use any of these services. It explains who we are and:  AMP Financial Planning, the company that authorises us to provide our services  The …