Well Being

Your No 1 Financial Focus, Decade By Decade...

Your No 1 Financial Focus, Decade By Decade...

Everyone has a different life journey they’re on. But getting on top of key financial goals as you follow your own path could see you enjoying a more comfortable lifestyle and being ready for the next chapter to begin. Read our guide to getting all your money matters sorted out, one decade at a time…

How your feelings affect your finances...

How your feelings affect your finances...

Does it sometimes seem like money is standing in the way of your happiness? How we feel about money can really have an impact in the role it plays in our lives, how we spend it and how secure we feel about our future. Find out how our emotions – positive or negative – can influence money habits and what you can do about it…

How important is money to your wellbeing?

How important is money to your wellbeing?

Having more money should make us happier right? According to a number of different research reports, feeling good about life comes from a feeling of control over your finances, rather than how much money you have. Get tips on how to change your ways to boost financial wellbeing…

Is working more the answer?

Is working more the answer?

When working more means earning more, it makes sense to take that promotion or extra shift to get ahead financially. But when expenses go up and quality of life goes down, is the price you’re paying for longer hours too high? 

Pay rise? 10 Negotiating tips...

Pay rise? 10 Negotiating tips...

Do your homework for your next pay rise conversation with these ten tips to help you prepare your case and boost your chances of getting the right result…

Great Investment Quotes...

Great Investment Quotes...

Investing can be frustrating and depressing at times, particularly if you don’t understand how markets work and don’t have the right mindset. The good news is that the basics of investing are timeless, and some have a knack of encapsulating these in a sentence or two that is both insightful and easy to understand. In recent years I’ve written insights highlighting investment quotes that I find particularly useful. Here are some more...

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...    

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...

Teach Your Children Well

Teach Your Children Well

As we move towards a cashless society, how do we teach children that money comes from hard work and good financial management and not some magic money pot in the sky?

Beware of Money Envy

Beware of Money Envy

We might think that having more money will solve our problems. But by spending less time and energy sizing up our situation against how others live, we can get clear on the goals that matter and take steps towards a better financial future....

Divorce. Can You Afford It?

Divorce. Can You Afford It?

With divorce happening later in life, Australians are taking the financial hit that comes with the end of marriage at a time when they’re at the peak of wealth accumulation. While saving money may not be a reason to stay together, it’s worth knowing what kind of impact divorce can have on your financial position. And if separation is on the cards, how can you limit the financial and emotional cost for you and your loved ones?