Investing or Home Ownership In times of economic uncertainty it is especially important to have an investment strategy in place. For some, that means investing in bonds or other investment funds. For others, real estate is the preferred method. Deciding between investing your savings or buying a home can be a difficult choice. However, with [...]
Nowadays, if you want to be able to invest your money wisely, you must be computer savvy. This holds true with any type of investment, but especially if you are running a self-managed super fund (SMSF). By using the Internet, you have access to far more information about investments than you would otherwise, and you [...]
Being made unemployed is a bad situation to be in, no matter what, but it is much worse if you have a lot of financial obligations to meet too. In adulthood, it is likely that you will have obligations to meet financially each month, and a cut to your income can be devastating if you [...]
Most parents want to give their children the best start in life that they possibly can. As much as any other area of looking after a child, the eagerness to assist your children financially is a major concern of most parents.
Saving money while studying is impossible, isn’t it? The mere fact that a person pays for their education and has less time and opportunity to earn an income means that it can be difficult to save money while undertaking study – very often an expensive activity.
Many businesses choose to upgrade their equipment through leases rather than purchase the items outright. There are a number of reasons why businesses opt for leases over making an outright purchase. Unlike other types of financing products such as mortgages, equipment leases tend to have flexible, short rental terms that may last from 2 to [...]
If you want to retire at a reasonable age and be left to enjoy a comfortable life when you do, then it is important to work hard now to make the most of the opportunity. If you can increase your cash flow now then you will have more to save and more to put into [...]
Every year, there are a few items that stand out above the rest on people’s Christmas lists. We’ve compiled some of the most wanted gifts of 2012 into one neat list to help make picking the ideal gift a little bit easier at this hectic time of year. Somewhat unsurprisingly in this day and age, [...]
Investing your hard-earned cash is an undoubtedly good move. The phrase “you need money to make money” is certainly true, so when you have some savings, it is simply logical to make investments and grow your wealth. Most people invest in a home, but there is no need to stop there. Investing in money markets [...]
When you are ready to build your own home, the excitement will be overwhelming. Building your own home is an Australian dream, and it is one that many people aspire to achieve. Whilst building a home is exciting, however, it is very expensive and often really stressful too. This article considers how you can prepare [...]