Investing

Something For A Rainy Day

Something For A Rainy Day

  You don’t have to look very far in the financial world before you find a host of advice demanding you keep an emergency fund. This fund is meant to cover everything unexpected, from car repairs to bill maintenance when you lose hours at work, or get a pay cut....
What Would You Do With An Extra $2000

What Would You Do With An Extra $2000

  If you had or have an extra $2000 then there are a few ways you could use it to your advantage. What would you do with an extra $2000? Here are 7 tips to get you thinking: 1. If you have a credit card debt and are paying high interest every month on it then it’s a...

Income Protection Insurance

  God forbid if you are forced to take time off from work due to any illness or injury. Can you still keep up with your bills if this happened to you? Here’s where income protection insurance comes into play and helps you to cope financially while you recover....

The Secret to Doubling Your Money

Compound Interest When people talk about the power of saving, they often emphasize the importance of interest. Interest is the gains you make on your money just for leaving it in an account, and there are multiple kinds of interest. The most interesting of these (by...

Terms of the Share Market

The Australian market has been great for those with the nerve to ride out its ebbs and flows. Though the second biggest collapse in history has happened, investors who stuck it out are now starting to see some substantial gains. With the markets offering such...

Investing For Beginners

Using Savings to Invest Saving is an important component of any sound financial plan. Savings happen when you spend less than you earn, whether that’s because you have an unexpected raise or because you’re curbing your spending habits. This can mean...

Getting into the Share Market

    Why do you want to get into the Share market, anyway? Investing is a great idea for a lot of different reasons, but the best of these is that it literally puts your money to work for you. Let’s look at an example to show you the power of investing. Starting...

15 steps to becoming an investor

  Many people who are looking to bolster their savings have turned their gaze towards investing. Investing your money can be a great way to grow it, when you understand what you’re doing. With its varying levels of risk and reward, it tempts a lot of people, but...

Planning Superannuation – How much will I need?

  People are living longer and longer with recent advances of medicine. Our current life expectancies are 86 years (for men) and 89 (for women), and they’re only expected to rise. This is great news, and gives people a lot more time near the later years in life...

Ways to Save Cash

Saving Cash for a Rainy Day What’s the best way to save cash? Not money in general, cash. Many of you will say that they haven’t been using cash any more, but it’s a great way to encourage saving, as you can actually feel it piling up. For me...