Self managed super fund

Benefits Of A Self Managed Super Fund

Generally speaking, Australians have an ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude towards superannuation and the management of their funds. Currently only 42% of the population are aware of their super fund balance, with young Australians further behind at 37%.There are many different types of super funds and portfolios available. One of the lesser known options that is worth researching is a self managed super fund.

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2019 New Year Resolution progress

2019 New Year Resolution Progress: Quarter 1

In January, I set 5 goals for the year as New Year Resolutions. I set goals for each of my four overarching principles: finance, knowledge, kindness and health.   We’ve now just entered the second quarter of the year, so here’s my progress so far with this year’s resolutions.   Finance goals This year I […]

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Financial Independence Journey

Two Years On From My Financial Epiphany, What Has Changed?

As you may be aware, my beloved and I’s Financial Independence journey commenced shortly after my 30th Birthday.   We had just returned from an overseas holiday celebration for my birthday, when I started to get anxious about our financial position. Our holiday had been lovely, but expensive (thanks in part to business class flights […]

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How much can you earn from Airbnb in Australia?

How much can you earn from Airbnb in Australia?

This is a guest post by James Pointon for Open Agent.   There are many reasons why you might be interested in becoming an Airbnb host. Whether you’re looking for more financial freedom or you want to meet new people from around the world, Airbnb is a great option for many Australians. You have the […]

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Why net wealth is the only kind of wealth that matters - Australian personal finance blog

Net Wealth Is The Only Kind Of Financial Wealth That Matters

You may have noticed that in addition to terms such as Financial Independence and Financial Freedom, something I refer to a lot is Net Wealth.   In this article, I’ll give you the run-down on what Net Wealth is and why it is the only type of financial wealth that matters.   What is Net […]

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Guest post interview Australian Personal Finance Blog

I Guest Posted: Beginner to Blogger – Personal Finance For Beginners

Every so often, I have the privilege of guest posting or undertaking an interview on another Personal Finance site.   A while back, I did an interview for Personal Finance For Beginners’ Beginner To Blogger Interview Series.    Below are a few snippets from this interview. Read on for the link to the full interview […]

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apathy towards charity

Over Saturation Results In Apathy

On my daily commute a few weeks ago, I walked my usual 400 metres from the station to my workplace. Within the first 50 metres there was a man collecting money for the Salvation Army. About 80 metres further up the road there was a man collecting money for Motor Neurones Disease research. A further […]

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Financial freedom book review - Financial Independence Australia

Financial Freedom Book Review – A Proven Path To All The Money You Will Ever Need

This post may contain affiliate links.   In 2010, at the age of 24, Grant Sabatier woke up one morning and decided to check his bank account. With all of his accounts combined, he had $2.26 to his name. In that moment, he realised he needed to make some changes… Some big changes!   So, […]

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8 ways to save money on heating and cooling

8 Ways To Save Money On Heating And Cooling Your Home

This is a guest post by James Pointon for Open Agent.   Heating and cooling can take up a large chunk of your energy bill, so finding ways to minimise these costs can save you a lot of money. As an added benefit, if you ever decide to sell your property, some of these methods […]

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cash rewards review: Australian cashback app

Cash Rewards Review – Australian Cashback App

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer for more information.   One of the great advantages of shopping online these days is access to cashback and rewards apps. These apps allow you to earn a percentage of cashback on purchases you make, such as holidays or simply your groceries.   In the […]

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