Life insurance, key tips

We are often asked by clients what they should consider when purchasing life insurance. This includes cover against death, permanent disablement, loss of income...

Secrets of successful savers

Everyone saves money differently. Some set aside a percentage of their pay regularly, others use lump sums from bonuses or tax refunds. The secret...

All Greek to me – a seniors guide to technology

Tim Gurney When it comes to technology, a common complaint from many of my senior customers is that they find computers scary. Logizomechanophobia, the...

Powers of Attorney – a double-edged sword

Most people have heard of Powers of Attorney and how useful they are in times of ill health or advanced age. Indeed many aged care...

Demise of interest only loans

Interest only loans are where you merely pay back the interest of a loan to the lender – so if you borrowed $500,000 and...

Build equity & create wealth

Scott Partridge, Mortgage Broker at Mortgage Choice Buying a home is a significant purchase and usually a big investment for most. Given this, you want your purchase...

The budget wrap-up

Raj Ladher With the Treasurer announcing the budget a few weeks ago for 2018/19, here’s a summary of key elements and how they may affect you. Australia’s Budget Profile: The...

The Clock is Ticking

Joanne Porter, First Class Financial Group Your end of financial year checklist With the end of the financial year looming for June 30, many small business...

Aged care — more than a nursing home

MARK PLASKITT Is retirement not far off and you’re making plans for how you’ll take care of yourself or your parents as you/they get older?...

5 tips to get End Of Financial Year ready

MARK PLASKITT It’ll be tax time again before you know it, so what should you be doing before 30th June to make sure you’re prepared?...