Rate cut party in … da … house! Woo-hoo! There’s nothing like the smell of a rate cut as you’re heading into winter. The Reserve Bank has just deposited a … Read More Rate cut bonanza
“Oooh, ooh! Me, sir, me! I know this answer! Please sir!” “Ye-e-es, Debt Man,” the teacher says hesitantly. (He always hestitates when I raise my hand.) “That you shouldn’t get … Read More What can a householder learn from how the Federal Government manages its Budget?
“One small swing for Swan. One giant blow to mankind.” If you believe that where’s there’s smoke, there’s fire, superannuation is going to cop a bullet to the head in … Read More Super honeypot
Who’s my waitress for the evening? Two Broke Girls? If it’s Penny from Big Bang Theory, my tip … will be HUGE! If it’s Roseanne Barr … loose change. She’s … Read More Should Australians be tipping at restaurants, and if so, how much?
Depends. Who’s reading this? If it’s Boomers and Retirees, then the answer is “lots. You’re too old to enjoy it. Give it to the kids now, you old geezers!” If … Read More How much money should young adults receive from their parents as a financial kick-start?
PORTFOLIO POINT: The countdown to 30 June has started. Here’s your SMSF preparation checklist to make the most of this year. While superannuation isn’t a race, there are aspects of … Read More DIY countdown to June 30
Simple: Love ’em and leave ’em. Or is that too cruel? When it comes to finances, one person inevitably has a better understanding of money and tends to take some … Read More Debt from a previous relationship, or a current partner, can cripple your finances. How do you fix it?
Everyone with an opinion loves to be able to say “I told you so”. Hey, it’s fun. Who would ever tire of getting predictions right? If you had the power … Read More Henry Murray bonds
PORTFOLIO POINT: In-specie share transfers will become less appealing and more expensive for SMSFs post June 30. So you might want to act now. Every time rules change, opportunities present … Read More In-specie transfers: Get in quick
Oooh, I haaaate flashy cars! Cars – beautiful shiny cars … are, the greatest way Gen Xers can waste money on this planet. New cars are gigantic wealth suckers. The … Read More Most of us like flashy cars – is it always a waste of money to buy a brand new one?