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2017 financial advice planning new year

How to have a really happy (financial) new year

 Do you want to: Have full financial independence; Have the lifestyle you dream about; Pursue your own hobbies and interests? Well, so do most people in Australia – these are the top three dreams for Australians noted in a Financial…
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Understanding the relationship of time to money, Part 1 - The Rule of 72

One of the keys to successful wealth creation is understanding the relationship of time to money. Whilst a “get rich quick” idea might sound attractive, it is best to view those kinds of ideas as a hobby rather than a serious money-making…
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Are investors their own worst enemy?

US financial services market research firm DALBAR Inc has released its annual report that looks at the returns generated by the US stock market index (S&P 500) versus the returns from investors in Mutual Funds and why there is such a difference. Note:…
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How does the BREXIT market fall impact your Super and other investments?

By Ian Chester-Master, CFP®, FFPA The doom and gloom of the BREXIT market fall is heading all of the news cycles at the moment. But what does it really mean for your Superannuation balance and other investments? Inevitably, when…
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What's the Value of Advice?

Paying hard-earned dollars for a TV makes sense. Paying a surgeon to have your appendix removed makes sense. Paying to have your car serviced makes sense. But why would you pay for professional advice? Surely you can make your own decisions…