For most families, aged care is not an easy topic to broach. We like to assume our parents or grandparents will be able to stay in their home happily ever after, or maybe one of those lovely retirement villages we see advertised on TV. We can't imagine (and don't want to) our loved ones losing their independence and security. The reality is that over time, changes in … [Read more...] about Planning for the cost of aged care
Kick the new financial year off by having a go at a debt busting challenge this July. Making just one small change each day in will make a real difference. Breaking lifestyle changes down into small components like this is often a much more sustainable way to cement permanent change, rather than trying to achieve everything all at once. July 1: Make a resolution right now … [Read more...] about Debt-busting challenge: make one change a day this July
The decision to separate from your partner is probably one of the most difficult and stressful times in your life and even more so when kids are involved. Unfortunately, the reality is, at some point in this emotional process, you'll have to examine your finances. The financial impact of a separation can place enormous pressure on both parties, and with the rising cost of … [Read more...] about It’s over… but can you afford to separate?
With a record $50bn expected to be spent this Christmas, new research suggests more and more Aussies are overspending and impulse purchasing. According a new study from AMP: Over two-thirds (69%) of Aussies suffer from ‘post-purchase blues’ More than half of Aussies (56 per cent) have no idea how much they spent on Christmas presents last year Almost three … [Read more...] about Will you overspend this Christmas? Here’s how to manage your spending
Statistics show that 70% of all lottery winners lose their money within five years – a startling number that undermines the common belief that wealth creation arises purely from having a lot of money, or knowing how to generate it. However, Right Riches for You facilitator, Curry Glassell belives it doesn’t matter whether you have been raised in prosperity of … [Read more...] about The four characteristics you need to achieve and maintain wealth