Where Are You Getting Your Advice?

Where you get your financial advice makes an enormous difference to your outcomes. But unfortunately, many people confuse trust for expertise and don’t get the results they had hoped for (or were promised).…

A Little Now = A Lot Later

I had a chat with a mate of mine this morning – a 30 y/o self-employed tradie. He works hard, he pays his mortgage, he has some investments, but during the call, he …

If it Feels Too Hard… You’re Probably Doing it Wrong

When i was a kid i could get exceptionally focussed. I would “get my blinkers on” (as my wife now refers to it) and i would beaver away trying to achieve whatever task …

Change – What’s it Gonna Take?

A few weeks back my wife and i were sitting at the dinner table, both on our laptops. I was probably reading fund manager reports, or something else she found equally as boring, …

Timing the Market – A Tale of 4 investors.

Enough time has passed, and ‘The Stock Market’ has been around long enough that we’ve been able to gather some pretty good data about what works and what doesn’t work when it comes …

Dividends, Distributions & Reinvestment Plans

Have you ever opened your broker app, or your portfolio tracker and seen a significant unexplainable drop in the value of your investment? Did you have one of these reactions?

Then did you …

Wraps & Platforms vs SMSF’s

For a lot of people, Superannuation is very hands off. They sign on with an employer, select the employer default option, their employer makes contributions on their behalf and they forget about it. …

Stop Trying to Hit it out of the Park!

In 2004, Michael Lewis wrote a fascinating book called Money Ball – which went on to become a major Hollywood movie starring Brad Pitt. The book tells the tale of Billy Bean, the …

Save a Fortune by Refinancing your Home Loan

It must be the bane of any retail employees existence – they spend their time, effort, and expertise discussing the features and benefits of a product, they explain the difference between product A …