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There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

I don’t know about you, but I like a good burger. It’s easily the most satisfying workday meal. Whether it comes from the local café or McDonalds, a burger is that perfect midday treat that helps you finish the workday strong. But what is that little mouth-watering...
Capital Gains Tax Discount, More Than a Mouthful

Capital Gains Tax Discount, More Than a Mouthful

On the 13th of this month Bill Shorten announced plans to reduce the Capital Gains Tax Discount (CGTD) from the current 50% to 25%. Unlike the proposed and highly controversial Negative Gearing changes, the CGTD is more likely to get through parliament, so let’s break...
Christmas Spending and a Year in Review

Christmas Spending and a Year in Review

Christmas is a time for celebration, but also a time to keep a very steady eye on the bank accounts. With Christmas Spending in the retail sector 0.5% higher on average than last year, how much are you spending this year? We’ve talked a fair bit about saving this year...
How Much Money Do I Need to Have as a Deposit?

How Much Money Do I Need to Have as a Deposit?

It is one of the most important things young families have to think about. “How much will I need to purchase my first home?” I would like to say that there is a simple answer, but there are more parts to this story than just an easy dollar sum. We have previously...
Home Loan Interest Rates Should Not Be Above 4%

Home Loan Interest Rates Should Not Be Above 4%

One third of borrowers do not know their current home loan interest rate. Many believe that small fluctuations in their interest rates don’t make that large a difference in the long run. Are you in either one of these groups? You could be losing a lot of money! Home...
Saving For Kids

Saving For Kids

How much should I save for my children before they move out? It can be a bit of a touchy subject for a lot of people. The fact of the matter is, a lot of parents will want their children to find their own way financially. However a recent survey conducted by...