Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 4 December, 2023 A friend of mine, about this time of year, sits down with his wife, cracks a bottle of wine, and they discuss: … Read More Your retirement nest egg is a cracker, but… it is enough to hit the road?
Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 20 November, 2023 There’s a special level of zen required of a parent when trying to successfully teach a teenage child to drive. Those first … Read More Student or teacher? You can be both when it comes to investment lessons
Bruce Brammall, The Australian, 12 November, 2023 Whenever you decide that you like something enough to want to become really good at it, what do you do? You study it. … Read More Learn the rules to get more out of your nest egg
Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 6 November, 2023 Have you been deluged by ads and commentary telling you a particular asset class is a screaming buy right now? If you … Read More Boring but blooming – Is buying bonds really like watching money grow on trees?
Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 9 October, 2023 Debt Man There’s little harder than reprogramming your brain to do what it really doesn’t want to naturally do. Telling your brain … Read More Go against the grain – Breaking free from the herd could be financial
Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 28 August, 2023 Debt Man Confirmation arrived last week for those who thought governments were plotting a huge raid on Australia’s superannuation pot. The Intergenerational … Read More Super sitting duck – Maybe, but it’s still the best way to save for retirement
Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 31 July, 2023 I see a lot of financial war wounds, a lot of bloodied balance sheets, many shellshocked from their first tour of duty … Read More Battered and bruised
Bruce Brammall, The Australian, 16 July, 2023 Some statistics deliver a brutal, stinging, reality. They hit home, right in the guts. Giving you life regrets, priorities you maybe got wrong. … Read More Why now is the best time to grow your super
Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 14 August, 2023 There are two basic ways of dealing with new challenges in life. There’s the DIY path, or the “nah, I’ll pay someone … Read More Does a pro get bang for your buck
Bruce Brammall, The West Australian, 6 June, 2023 Australia’s rapidly growing “mortgage prisoner” population, who have felt the noose tightening around their necks, could soon be handed a major reprieve. … Read More The great mortgage jailbreak