Many of us seem to be at that stage in life where we’re trying to find ways to work smarter rather than harder and while it’s sometimes a bit of a challenge, the rewards definitely pay off. But we shouldn’t stop there! We should also be looking at the ways our assets are working. We need to…

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Retirement is the biggest financial goal we will ever work towards. It means freedom and the ability to chose how and where you will live your life. It could mean downsizing your home and travelling the world, moving to a home that better suits your new lifestyle, staying put and volunteering for causes close to…

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As a financial adviser, I talk to a lot of people about their plans to create wealth and secure their financial future. They often have great plans and some people really take off running and are highly motivated by their goals. But sadly for others, many of those plans never get off the ground. They…

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Creating a robust financial plan is key to securing your financial future and it’s not that hard to do. Here’s how: Start thinking about “your number”. That number is the amount of money you believe you’ll need when it’s time to stop working. Then add 10% or 20% if you’re feeling bold. That’s the number…

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In today’s world of instant gratification, many of us struggle with planning for the future. But if you don’t plan for your future, who will? Taking small steps now can pay off huge in the future. You just need to have a goal, make a plan and take action. So what can you do? The…

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For many of us, we’re pretty keen to pay off our home loan as fast as we possibly can. It’s often considered to be a deadweight hanging over us, tying us to our jobs. This doesn’t have to be the case. Some view a mortgage as good debt that can be leveraged to build wealth.…

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