The difference between shares and bananas

25 January

In the world of investing, stocks and bonds often take centre stage. They represent two of the most common types of investments, each offering unique benefits and risks. As an investor, understanding stocks vs. bonds is key to building a diversified...[Read More]

Top 5 things to do as you plan for the year ahead

4 January

People typically associate the new year with hope — a time for fulfilling plans, whether those are financial, personal or professional. The past year is finally over and you can now look forward to what the new year has in store. While it’s also...[Read More]

Top 5 financial New Year’s resolutions to achieve in the new year

28 December

The new year is a perfect time to reflect on your achievements from the ending year and to plan for the new year. While you can also make resolutions for other aspects of life, financial success should be at the top of your list. Check if you...[Read More]

Preparing for retirement in today’s world

14 December

To prepare for retirement, there’s forced savings in the form of social security, such as superannuation. Other options to arrange for a secure financial future are savings in the bank, investments and insurance.   These days, preparing for...[Read More]

20 investment mistakes to be aware of

30 November

Investment, a field where even the most astute can stumble, is rife with potential missteps. However, these errors often serve as valuable learning experiences, offering insights for crafting more robust investment strategies. 20 investment mistakes...[Read More]

Managing Debt: A Strategic Approach to Financial Wellness

23 November

Confronting debt can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. Balancing daily living expenses while keeping up with loan repayments is a challenging task that can affect both your financial and emotional well-being. Nevertheless, with a...[Read More]

Navigating the Emotional and Financial Aspects of Inheriting Wealth

16 November

Inheriting wealth, while often a sign of a loved one’s thoughtfulness, also brings a mix of emotions and responsibilities. It’s a time that calls for both emotional support and practical financial planning. Taking the time to grieve and process...[Read More]

Understand if a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) is right for you

9 November

A self-managed super fund (SMSF) is a private superannuation fund that individuals in Australia can manage themselves. These funds differ from industry and retail super funds, as they offer more control over investment choices and insurance options....[Read More]

Understanding the Five Pillars of Personal Finance

2 November

When it comes to managing your money, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the five key areas of personal finance: income, spending, saving, investing, and protection. Mastering these elements can be the difference between...[Read More]

Things to do for a happy life after retirement

12 October

Are you the employee who eagerly waits for retirement day or one who fears it because they are not prepared? While there is no blueprint for a happy retirement, some actions can help increase the chances of having an enjoyable life after...[Read More]

Setting Financial Goals – the basics & benefits

5 October

Saving a few dollars today can add up to a lot of money later on – cash that you can use to start investing, pay off your debt repayment, or save for retirement. But to ensure you have a clear direction and achieve what you want, you need to start...[Read More]

Top 5 common financial mistakes

5 October

It’s easy to make mistakes with money, especially if you’re unaware of how dire the consequences of your actions could be. Here, we’ll look at some of the most common financial mistakes people commit that frequently result in severe financial...[Read More]

Behavioural guidance during market volatility

28 September

Much of this year has remained fraught with uncertainty and instability in the markets. This, of course, has caused many investors to become nervous and impulsive about their market decisions. This article will help to ease some fears about market...[Read More]

Essential retirement planning tips and mistakes to sidestep

17 August

Whether you’re in your 30s, 40s, or 50s, the importance of retirement planning cannot be overstated. Starting early allows you to build a secure financial foundation for your retirement years. However, the strategies and concerns differ based on...[Read More]

Consider the notion that time is wealth.

17 August

If you were to choose between money and time, which option would you go for? For some, the answer is easy: it’s money. The reason, of course, is that people measure one’s level of success and wealth by the size of one’s bank account, number of...[Read More]