What do the Invisible-Money Generation think about money? [VIDEO]

What do the Invisible-Money Generation think about money? [VIDEO] Kids are curious, cute and funny when it comes to matters of money. Does the digital world make it hard for young Aussies to grasp the value of real money? Find out what the Invisible-Money Generation have to say about money. Online source: Produced by The Financial Financial Planning Association of Australia and published on 13 August 2018.  Original article.  

Are Australian households more vulnerable than we think?

  Are Australian households more vulnerable than we think? A lot has been said and written about Australia’s household debt levels and possible implications on the banking system and the economy more broadly. But could Australian households be even more constrained than the headline numbers are suggesting? Michele Bullock, the Reserve Bank of Australia’s Assistant Governor, highlights the stresses households will likely be facing well before any rise official interest rate materialises in this speech. Bullock points …

Retirement rolls around faster than you think

New research shows one in three Australians think retirement is too far away to plan for. That’s a big mistake. Retirement rolls around faster than you think. Take it from me, the day when you’re ready to hang up your work boots is likely to roll around far more quickly than you anticipate, and it pays to be prepared.  If you think time passes more quickly as you get older, you’re absolutely right. It turns out …

Purchasing a property

Purchasing a property  Finding the right property and making all the arrangements to buy it can take time. It’s a big financial decision so it’s important to look at as many properties as possible and make the right choice. It’s also a good idea to speak with property experts such as real estate agents, bankers and mortgage brokers. Before buying a home you should: consider the financial costs involved find the right lender and home …

4 Things You Wouldn’t Think You Need to Budget For, but Need to Do

4 Things You Wouldn’t Think You Need to Budget For, but Need to Do Most people that start a budget tend to overlook some important things such as repairs when making a budget. When the need for a repair arises, they have to take money out of their savings or take money out from other areas of the budget such as money allocated for food. In doing so, it may ruin their finances. Our advice …