Posts tagged with "financial planning"
Spring cleaning your finances
The sun is shining, the days are getting longer, flowers are blooming, the department stores are bringing in their Christmas stuff… yes, spring is finally here. Everyone knows that spring is the season of fresh starts. Most people will take the opportunity to do a bit of spring cleaning, getting to all those pesky once-or-twice-a-year […]Read More
The benefits of consolidating your super
If you’ve had a few jobs over the years, it’s possible that you’ve got a few different super funds with small balances in each. It’s easy to forget all about them until the annual statements arrive, but the sudden influx of paperwork can often leave you feeling dazed and confused. The Australian Securities and Investment […]Read More
Thinking about finances in your thirties
Whatever the goal, reaching age 30 is a turning point for many of us. Whilst it may mean life is getting more serious, by the time we’re in our 30s we’re keen to retain our individuality and remain determined to have fun. With a little planning you can make this age even more enjoyable. The […]Read More
How much does it cost to raise a child?
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but how much does it actually cost? The answer is highly dependent on individual circumstances, but as a guide, a 2013 national study found that a typical middle income family would spend about $812,000 on raising two children from birth to age 24.i At that […]Read More