08Dec 2020

Tough to earn a buck for nothing these days. While that’s always been the case for our labour, there was always the illusion of some free cream from our money in the bank. Illusions, being illusions, this wasn’t strictly true. There was always tax and inflation nipping back any real return for doing nothing. Illusions […]

02Dec 2020

By Brigitta Nadya. A one-word media darling that has replaced our weather talk over Zoom meetings from your living room. It’s always the topic ready on everyone’s tongue, discussing the facts and figures of the day. The consistency of the topic provides almost a sense of comfort that everyone has been clinging to while trying […]

01Dec 2020

Late 2019 I decided to run a series of workshops called ‘Aspire to Thrive in 2020’. Everything was set and ready for launch on 28th March. Little did any of us know what would transpire, how the world would change, how our businesses would change and how we would change. It seems to me that […]

30Nov 2020

Every investor will face a conundrum at some point: what to do when their beliefs don’t work. Sometimes it’s an assumption that becomes lore. A favoured company paid a dividend for 20 straight years. Of course, it’s not going to ever stop paying a dividend… then it stops paying a dividend. A dagger to the […]

23Nov 2020

Article courtesy of Katherine Hawes – Digital Age Lawyers 23 November 2020.   A Lawyers perspective: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The last decade has seen a massive growth in Australian individuals and families opting to manage their own Superannuation retirement savings. The self-management and growth of retirement savings is in the form of a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF).  […]