Big businesses constantly assess their balance sheets. They are always tinkering with what to keep on balance sheet. And what to bugger off it. Often, they will conclude to sell … Read More Want to save money? Act like a business and sell your kids
Oh, I yearn for the good old days, when robbers had to pickpocket you in the street, or sedate your dog before ransacking the home. They’re now so lazy, they … Read More Internet scams and fraud are rife. What can you do to protect yourself?
Generation X is often accused of being fatalistic about superannuation. Many believe it will be hoovered up by government taxes, crash before they receive it, or taken by frauds. But … Read More What are some of the most important things you should know about your super?
SUMMARY: The message on asset class diversification has never been clearer. If you’re a self-managed super fund trustee and your guts haven’t been churning in recent weeks, then I know … Read More SMSFs are not paid to panic
We’ve got it. We don’t use it much. And with respect, health insurers make their story a hard one to sell. The insurers’ premiums go up by multiples of inflation … Read More Health insurance: why should you have it and what should you look for?
From inception. In the womb, my DebtKids were played Money, Money by Grateful Dead, Barrett Strong’s Money (That’s What I Want) and Billionaire by Travie McCoy. … Read More It’s important to teach kids about managing money. How did/do you do it with your kids?
Is beer a grocery item? If so, easy. I’m done! No, damnit! Why should I be the only one in the house to suffer? Let’s share the pain around. … Read More If you had to cut $100 from your grocery bill this month, how would you do it?
Peer-to-peer lending? If it involves lending to friends and family … are you freakin’ serious! Nothing but horror stories. P2P lending isn’t that. … Read More Peer to peer (P2P) lending is on the rise in Australia. What’s your take on it?
It’s the middle of winter. It’s freezing outside. If this is about sacrifice, I think we could cut out heating at home for the month … … by going to … Read More It’s Dry July at the moment: what’s a financial “vice” that you could cut from your life for a month?
Better questions. Who would you rather sleep with? Ladies, Brad Pitt or Matthew McConaughey? Lads, Jennifer Love Hewitt or Heather Locklear? If you’re straight, perhaps you answered a screaming … Read More What’s better? Tipping money into super or paying off a mortgage?