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New Year’s resolutions: Habits & change

New Year’s resolutions: Habits & change

A resolution is defined as ‘a firm decision to do or not to do something’. Importantly, a resolution can centre on a specific area where a person wants to see a positive change occur. Recently, a survey* was conducted that asked the question as to whether a person...

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Same same or different?

Same same or different?

Another year is almost over, so are you on track to make 2020 a better year than 2019? Many people use the New Year as an opportunity to take stock, to see what’s worked well in the past 12 months and what hasn’t. This is a great habit to get into, as long as you act...

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Why investors shouldn’t rely on cash deposits

Why investors shouldn’t rely on cash deposits

Cash shouldn’t be king in your investment portfolio – and here’s why. Not many would have predicted one year ago that the Australian cash rates and bond yields would now be trading at 1% or less. We are experiencing record low cash rates of just 0.75% after the...

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How much is enough?

How much is enough?

When it comes to your wealth in retirement, how much is enough? Use this simple equation to plan your retirement income. Are you wondering what kind of income you’ll need when you retire?  Trying to work out what your expenses will be? The answer is actually pretty...

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The Marshmallow Effect

The Marshmallow Effect

The Marshmallow Effect – temptation, delayed gratification and personal finance I can already hear you ask – what do marshmallows have to do with personal finance? Well, studies have shown interesting insight into the connection between self-control and personal...

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