Money & other family values...

Money & other family values...

At a time when spending is becoming ever more streamlined, it’s even more important for kids to understand the value of money. But how can parents and schools teach important money lessons without making kids feel anxious about not having enough or want more than they really need? Discover tools and concepts that can help with financial literacy, at home and in schools...

Cheating on your partner, with money

Cheating on your partner, with money

Financial “infidelity” can be just as destructive as the more traditional kind. Discover just what financial infidelity might look like in your relationship and what to do if you find you’ve been lied to - or need to confess...    

The Future of Working Mothers

The Future of Working Mothers

We explore some of the challenges currently facing working Mums in Australia and whether they can expect better career opportunities, rewards and work-life balance in the future....

Shares & Bonds: The Risks & The Rewards

Shares & Bonds: The Risks & The Rewards

A sell off in bonds and shares at the same time is not out of the question, but it’s likely funds are more prepared for this “double whammy” effect than they were in the 1990s, says Shane Oliver, AMP Capital’s Senior Economist...

The Benefits of Infrastructure

The Benefits of Infrastructure

Many investors know that infrastructure generates strong and reliable cash flow streams, yet fewer investors appreciate the sheer scope and dynamism of infrastructure and the range of opportunities that it presents to investors...
 

Don't miss out

Don't miss out

In another sign that lenders may be getting "back in the game" for new lending, Bankwest have have just announced a 0.25% base rate reduction on their variable interest only investment loans. If you haven't reviewed your loans lately, you may be missing out, so call us for a second opinion or speak to Mike Hearn at Finance 56.

Share your goals for a stronger relationship

Share your goals for a stronger relationship

So you’re convinced that love conquers all and money matters can’t possibly come between you and your partner. Some recent stats about from Relationships Australia might make you think again...

Sydney & Melbourne Property - Crash?

Sydney & Melbourne Property - Crash?

As Sydney and Melbourne home prices begin to fall, some see this as the start of a property crash. There is good reason to be concerned, but it's also dangerous to generalise, as other cities (like Perth) are in a different orbit...

Don't Fall For It...

Don't Fall For It...

who can you trust with your money?

Opportunities to make your millions can come in many guises. Maybe you’ve been tempted to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon or find a surefire way to become rich overnight. But it’s very important to fully understand the risks involved and seek sound advice before handing over your cash...

Starting A Family?

Starting A Family?

Preparing for parenthood is an exciting time, but don't let the cots and cuddly toys distract you. Your finances (and everything else) are about to change in a big way, so use these pre-baby days to plan ahead. Here are the key financial tasks to tick off before, and after, baby arrives...