Budget 2017 – Better Days Ahead

The treasurer Scott Morrison is all about fairness, security and opportunity in Budget 2017. Some highlights: Increased funding for education, $18.6B over 10 years – on a needs-based analysis (see how your school is affected […]

Is Your School Affected by Funding Changes in Budget 2017?

With Budget 2017, the PM wants to ensure Australians “realise their dreams”. The biggest hit to the hip pocket for some could be in the form of higher school fees over coming years. The government […]

Warning for Borrowers: Your Lender is NOT Your Adviser

Buying a property? How much you can borrow is not the same as how much you should borrow.

Thinking About Retirement

There is much more to think about than money when it comes to retirement.

Is Consumerism Reaching a Tipping Point?

Earning more and more money to spend more and more money. Does it lead to happiness?

Where To Invest in 2017

Really? Why are you reading this? An article with a¬†headline like this is not going to help you decide what to do with your hard earned¬†dollars. Type it into Google and all you’ll do is […]

How Will Markets React to the US Election?

As the US Election race finally comes to an end next week (we hope), financial journalists are rolling out the most expected of headlines. I’ve just typed “what happens to markets if Trump wins” into […]

Stop Doing Stupid Shit with Your Money

We all do dumb stuff with our money. Even when we understand the mistakes we should avoid, we still make them. This list is compiled not just from what I see but mostly from what […]

Some Things I’ve Been Thinking About

Just a few thoughts that have occupied my mind lately: You must have clarity of purpose The burden of expectation weighs heavily Spend more time doing stuff that matters When searching for happiness, start with […]

Super – Amendment to the Amendment

The latest changes to superannuation have been announced.