February 11, 2016

Financial planning for women

While we may be stating the obvious by saying there are distinct differences between men and women, when it comes to money, there definitely are! It has never been more important for women to obtain personalised financial advice. Consider the following – 84% of single parents are women; 52.1% of professionals in Australia are women; more than one-third of business operators are women; at least 80% of women will spend at least a decade on their own; women are nearly four times more likely to reach age 100 than men; women make up 54% of all people aged 65 years […]
February 11, 2016

Tried and true money tips

Life gets so busy and the months soon roll into years when suddenly you find that your finances are off track and you’re nowhere near achieving your goals. Instead of thinking it’s all too hard take a few moments to review the following tips. If you need a hand to implement your plans, we’re here to help. Set your goals using the S.M.A.R.T. principle: Specific: What exactly do you want and how are you going to do? Measureable: If it can’t be measured, you can’t manage it. Attainable: Can it be achieved in your situation? Realistic: Is the goal beyond […]
February 11, 2016

Balancing Life, Work and Money

Work-life balance. It’s something everyone seeks, but achieving it can seem an impossible task. Not only does the ideal balance vary from person to person, it can change frequently throughout life. If your wheel of life has developed a wobble, it might be time to do some repairs to regain stability for the journey ahead. What’s the problem? The source of your imbalance may be clear. Too many hours in the office; too long spent commuting; or maybe you need to support elderly parents or to care for young children. Sometimes it’s more subtle – the desire to unleash your […]