When you hear the word luxury, what do you think of? Maseratis, Ferraris, private jets?
Dream on – we are too – but that’s not what we mean by luxury today.
There's not a person on this planet who hasn't made a mistake in their life before, especially when talking about financials.
Providing hand outs to your adult children is not going to teach them the valuable lessons they need to stand on their own two feet. However, that’s not to say you can’t help them by providing a “hand up” alternative.
The old-fashioned method of payment of cash has become a thing of the past for most people.
But cash can be used as a great tool to cap your spending on certain discretionary expenses and not blow your budget out of the water.
Most people understand that if you want to make before-tax contributions to your super, you can salary sacrifice via payroll, producing a tax saving.
With most things in life, the people you choose to surround yourself with have a large impact and influence on your decisions. This is no different when it comes to your financials.
You’ve spent what seems like a lifetime getting your dream home, and retirement is creeping up fast. You have put the absolute bare minimum contributions into your superannuation, but it doesn’t matter because you own your house and your house is your super. Right?
Most people come in to see us about 10 years from retirement and are usually very surprised on what can be achieved if they decide to switch on and focus.
Making the leap to see a financial adviser can be a daunting process, especially knowing that you need to lay all your cards (regarding your financial situation) on the table.
You may feel as though you should have saved more or should be earning more income.
Most people need a car, it is a necessity that gives us the freedom of getting from A to B.
Eventually, you’re going to want to buy a new one and that’s fine if you are being reasonable. However, there are a few myths you need to be cautious of that could push you into making an unnecessary purchase.
Dallas Davison, Michael Hogue and Ali Hogue.