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23 03, 2018

How to be smart with money

By | 2018-04-12T22:10:48+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Advice, Investment, Wealth|

Many articles and commentators can show you how to make incremental savings by changing your lifestyle. But, to us being smart with money is about being able to afford the things you want. So, what is that? We have worked with hundreds of Australian families, and they feel $100,000 passive income a year would optimize [...]

22 02, 2018

Know how to invest in the best locations

By | 2018-04-12T22:36:19+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Advice, Investment, Property|

Why are we so obsessed by locality when looking at investing in property? It’s simple: even if you chose the best house (and price) in the best street if the entire suburb is going down for the next 10 years, it’s unlikely you will achieve any gains, let alone outperform the rest of market. However, [...]

21 02, 2018

Beware of the most common property investment mistakes

By | 2018-04-12T22:47:05+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Advice, Investment, Property, Wealth|

Many clients commit to a property on paper but do not realise they have also committed according to the law. Signing a contract is a flick of the pen and it can be hard to reconcile this with real life. However, if you have signed an agreement to purchase a property you have a legal [...]

12 12, 2017

Will you retire above the poverty line?

By | 2017-12-12T06:43:29+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Advice, Investment, Opportunities, Wealth|

More than one-third of Australian pensioners are living below the poverty line, making the country among the worst performers in the world for the financial security of older people. A staggering 2.25 million Australians still rely on government support in retirement. Despite pension reform and recent increases, the base payments are excessively low and not [...]