This evening the government has stuck to its plan for building a stronger Australian economy, headlined by announcing a $7.1 Billion surplus next financial year. Below is a link to our practical summary of the pre-election budget.
It’s a pity there’s no handy ‘How to’ book to teach you about adult life, especially when it comes to finances. It’s something that you need to learn on the job.
When it comes to your superannuation, the investment options you choose today and in future may impact how much money you retire with.
There's a lot to consider when buying an investment property or home, especially for the first time.
Have you been saving for a long time and feel ready to get into the property market? Maybe you're considering buying a home to live in or investing in a property you can rent out to somebody else.
If that sounds good to you, you're not alone. In a recent survey, 54% of Australians aged 55-64 strongly agreed they'd like that too.i
It won’t come as a huge surprise to learn that Australian homes are among the most expensive in the world. In a recent surveyi every Australian town and suburb was rated as ‘seriously’ or ‘severely’ unaffordable. And if you’re in a capital city it’s even worse, with the average Sydney home costing nine times average household income.
A healthy super balance can be a key ingredient in being able to live the life we want in retirement. But for many people, retirement is a long way off, and it can be hard to know if your super is on track. If you’ve been asking yourself – how much super should I have at my age? – read on to find out.