Property vs Shares

I don’t quite know when it happened, or just quite how it happened, but a long time ago in a galaxy far far away ‘Investment’ & ‘Property’ got together and hatched a sinister …

Missed Opportunities & Timing Advice

“Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity”

H. Jackson Browne Jr

One of my great frustrations is missed opportunities – and in the world of Financial Advice they can be found everywhere, …

Status Quo Bias – The Great Wealth Destroyer

A few weeks back in Mental Accounting – a Help or a Hinderance? we started to delve into the fascinating world of Cognitive Biases, and how they can be hazardous to your financial …

Are you too cashed up?

Everybody loves that feeling of being ‘cashed up’ – you’ve just finished a huge job and a client has just squared their enormous bill, or you’ve had a windfall at two-up, maybe you’ve …

Superannuation for the Self-Employed – Pt 2

So, in part 1 we took a look at the superannuation conundrum for the self employed, and we also took a brief look at what a significant difference time can make to your …

8 Ways you can Invest in Real Estate

Its no secret that Australians have a love affair with property – for generations ‘The Great Australian Dream’ has been home ownership…but it doesn’t stop there. Our love affair has also spilled over …

Financial Planning Myths

According to a 2017 Wealth Sentiment Survey 7 out of 10 Australians have not received financial advice or seen a financial planner in the prior two years. Yet the same survey participants, when …

Superannuation for the Self-Employed – Pt 1.

A couple of weeks ago i had an interesting experience. I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and a post from an old Uni mate (A Professional Musician) grabbed my attention…

“I’m curious

Mental Accounting – A Help or a Hinderance?

Do you feel differently about spending your tax return than you do about spending your paycheque? Have you got separate spending accounts and saving accounts? Do you have credit card debt, but also …

Don’t wait for your tax return

Everyone loves that time of year sometime between July and October, when roughly 14 days after the submission of their tax return a glorious lump of cash just magically appears in their bank …