Archive: 'Apr 2022' :

You only retire once. Let’s get it right.

Retirement is an exciting time. It’s the long-awaited reward for a lifetime of work and, if you have the right plans in place, the chance to pursue your dreams free from money worries and concerns. Retirement means different things to different people. For some, it may mean traveling the world, or pursuing a previously neglected […]

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How to build an emergency fund when you’re on a budget

If there’s one thing the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us, it’s that the unexpected can happen at any time. And, while there are many things in life you can’t control, you can make sure you have enough funds put aside to help you get by. Here’s how to build your emergency savings, even on a […]

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Get retirement ready, no matter your age

With Aussies living longer than ever, you could be spending many happy years in retirement. But did you know that to maintain your standard of living, you’ll need around two-thirds of your pre-retirement income, for the duration of your retirement? It’s never too early or too late to start taking an interest in your super. […]

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Family activities to do on a budget

Spending more than what you intended on is a familiar scenario for many people entertaining kids, whether that’s at the movies (you swear you’re bringing your own Maltesers and drink next time), or sporting events (where you often fork out more on hot chips than you do on the tickets). While you know taking pre-packed […]

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10 money conversations to have with your partner

If you have been together for a while though or are edging on making a big financial decision together, having the money talk could make a big difference to whether you go the distance. Understandably, it may not be the easiest topic to broach, so here’s a bit of a checklist as to what you […]

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9 money tips if you’re having a baby

Starting a family or growing one can be exciting, but it can also be expensive. Here are some ways to prepare yourself financially. 1. Make sure you’re across medical expenses Medical costs might include ultrasounds, birthing classes, special tests, vaccinations, and check-ups, so it’s worth jotting these down, so you’ve got an idea of everything […]

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