Burglars are instant valuation experts. It’s in the job description. Within a few minutes, they need to make hundreds of lightning assessments about the value of your stuff and what … Read More Renting? Make sure you have the right insurance
SUMMARY: The reports of the death of TTR have been exaggerated. Still a worthwhile strategy, even if a little less effective. For many, it was almost too good to be … Read More Transition to retirement pensions: not dead yet
SUMMARY: The Budget super changes are far from law. But, clearly, couples must work more closely as a super team from this instant on. If the Turnbull Government’s super changes … Read More Super strategies to use now
My hippy parents are annoyingly young. The sort of annoying that occasionally has them mistaken as my older brother/sister in public. By today’s standards, they had me before they were … Read More Reverse mortgages getting a bad rap
Best ways? Plural? Is there some suggestion that there’s more than one way? Because there isn’t. There is only one way to cut your nasty, insidious, credit … Read More What are the best ways to cut down credit card debt?
Disasters strike, occasionally. They just do. And personal experience here says lightning can strike more than once. I’m, um, let’s say, 40-something. And in those years, I’ve had cause to … Read More Claim time – don’t shoot yourself in the foot
There is a period in every parent’s life where all vacations seem to be “holidays in hell”. Who would travel with kids by choice? Tired kids meet airport security. A … Read More Money for nothin’? You gotta earn it!
Less enjoyably than Father’s Day, but less unpleasantly than a birthday after 40, tax time pounces on us every year. Love it. Loathe it. Ignore it. Your choice. June 30 … Read More Play God with your tax this June 30
Let’s start easy – no insurance at all will save thousands of dollars a year. And if you’re a nihilist, don’t really love your spouse and kids, or believe you’re … Read More What are the best ways for people to save money on their life insurance?
Fair time to be alive, ain’t it? Australia’s in reasonable shape. Technology is making life faster, longer and more fun. You want something, you go get it. Queen told … Read More Give banks a break – they’re not as stupid as they seem