18 08, 2018

Why the African crimes shouldn’t stop you from investing in Wyndham

By | 2018-08-22T16:10:10+00:00 August 18th, 2018|Advice, Investment, Opportunities|

African gang violence has been in the media spotlight recently. We’re seeing headlines after headlines of ‘thuggish’ behaviours and African groups committing ‘gang-related’ crimes in Melbourne. Because more than one incident has occurred in Melbourne’s West (specifically, Wyndham region), people are now associating suburbs in this region - including Tarneit and Werribee - as unsafe [...]

2 08, 2018

Is Fear Holding You Back?

By | 2018-08-02T12:44:41+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Advice, Investment, Wealth|

  Fear is the biggest obstacle that holds people back from building and achieving their dreams.   It stops us from shaping the life that we want and leaves us wondering “I wonder where I’d be if I did … back then?” It paralyses us and bounds us to decisions and actions that are familiar, [...]

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 [...]

13 09, 2017

Raise Children and Invest in Australia

By | 2017-11-17T09:36:56+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Advice, Investment, Wealth|

How to not end up broke (and broken) – tips for parents Parenthood feels like you’re walking on tight rope. After caring for your children, it is impossible to even imagine doing anything other than the essentials such as: eat, wash (if you’re lucky), dress and work. Many parents don’t have time to consider planning [...]

2 08, 2017

Mistakes property investors make in Australia

By | 2017-11-18T11:28:11+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Advice, Investment, Opportunities, Property, Wealth|

If you want to achieve property investment success, one of the biggest mistakes you can make is to wait. And, apparently lack of funds or age is no excuse. Well, according to Akira Ellis anyway. This inspiration 13 year old boy purchased his first property this year, without a job (but with a little help [...]

24 05, 2017

Property & super in 2017: your choices for a better retirement

By | 2017-11-17T09:37:43+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Advice, Investment, Property, Retirement, Super|

Further restrictions to superannuation regulations have made it increasingly difficult for Australians to rely on this compulsory federal scheme to support them through retirement. As of I July 2017 the maximum deductible contribution for all Australians regardless of their age, drops to $25,000. After this contributions will be penalised depending on your age. Even with [...]

30 03, 2017

Is property investment in Australia for me? Chances are, yes!

By | 2017-11-17T09:37:55+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Advice, Investment, Property|

If you’re thinking of buying investment property, have you considered why? There are many personal, sentimental and cultural reasons that Australians like buying investment property: we can see it, touch it, furnish it, our parents owned one… But to truly prepare for property investment, it’s key to understand the underpinning financial benefit: many of us [...]

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