Financial Planning News

Five ways to use your tax refund

Tax refunds can represent a substantial windfall so its worth giving careful consideration as to how you use the cash.  Its tempting to splash out with a big spend at the local shopping centre.  But...

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The benefits of diversifying your investments

Financial markets are unpredictable by their very nature.  Investments, fund managers and entire industries can experience good times and bad.  And its hard to predict exactly when the cycle will...

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The benefits of diversifying your investments

Financial markets are unpredictable by their very nature.  Investments, fund managers and entire industries can experience good times and bad.  And its hard to predict exactly when the cycle will...

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The Generation Game

Investing for children is a great way to budget, build wealth and educate your kids.

Raising children is expensive. The average Australian family spends $537,000 bringing up two children to the age of...

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The Generation Game

Investing for children is a great way to budget, build wealth and educate your kids.

Raising children is expensive. The average Australian family spends $537,000 bringing up two children to the age of...

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Surviving Redundancy

As the global financial crisis deepens and affected companies move to tighten their belts, the prospect of retrenchment has become a genuine concern for many people.

If you have recently been...

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Surviving Redundancy

As the global financial crisis deepens and affected companies move to tighten their belts, the prospect of retrenchment has become a genuine concern for many people.

If you have recently been...

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Avoid chasing returns - keep your end goal in sight

You dont drive looking through the rear-view mirror nor should you invest by looking backwards at past returns.

Investors often fall into the trap of allocating their funds based on the recent...

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Avoid chasing returns - keep your end goal in sight

You dont drive looking through the rear-view mirror nor should you invest by looking backwards at past returns.

Investors often fall into the trap of allocating their funds based on the recent...

[more]