It’s really easy to get caught up in someone else’s investment plans. They’ve done the research, talked to people involved, seen the numbers, reviewed the forecast returns and listened to the spiel. It all looks great. They’re impressed and excited by the prospect. So do you jump on the bandwagon and follow their lead? If…

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This summer in Australia has been like no other we’ve ever seen. There have been disasters, heartbreak and more loss than we want to think about. Whilst there are still fires being fought and discussions on whether climate change is real or not, and who’s to blame, we’re now moving into recovery mode. We’re rebuilding,…

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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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Because it makes sense! Thinking about your retirement is probably the last thing you’ll want to do in your 20s. You’ve probably just graduating or embarking on overseas travel and figuring out what you’re going to do next weekend. Who needs to think 40 years ahead when you’re just starting out? You do. Or at…

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The most common thing I hear from clients when we’re talking about saving for retirement is “I wish I’d known that sooner”. So here are the 5 things you need to know about building your nest egg. Start today. This is my number message to anyone who will listen. Start today. If you can’t afford…

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There’s talk of a recession – a global recession, an Australian recession and a US recession. If this happens, how will it affect us? How will it affect property prices? Firstly, we agree with some of the other experts that don’t think we will have a recession locally. We don’t have the usual markers that…

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