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Borrow to Invest

With the end of the financial year now only about seven weeks away now is the time to plan tax deductions so as to reduce tax and maybe earn a refund for this financial year.

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Financial Advice

It is surprising and disappointing that large, respected financial institutions like the four major banks and AMP are guilty of such poor behaviour prioritising their own interests. There is no excuse for the poor quality advice, especially where clients have suffered serious losses. Those responsible should be punished with the full force of the law. But many advisors provide good quality advice.

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Buying a Property with family or friends

When you make any big financial commitment, solo or with others, it pays to do the homework beforehand and seek the advice of a professional to help you work through pros and cons and exit strategies …. Just in case.

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Credit Reporting

CCR is more comprehensive credit reporting – a better overall assessment of how well you meet your financial commitments.

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Retirement savings

The incentive to work hard, save efficiently and become a self-funded retiree is being seriously eroded by both sides of politics. The Liberals lead by Treasurer and former Social Services Minister Scott Morrison decreed retirees must earn 7.8 per cent income on their investments.

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Setting yourself up for a secure future and enjoying a comfortable life now is as straightforward as understanding how you spend your money. Take the MoneyLink Financial Planning ‘Blow Your Socks Off’ budgeting challenge.

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Why young people need to learn about Finance

By helping young people to understand these basic financial principles early in life we set them up to thrive financially, to be astute with the money they work hard for and make wise spending choices. We can also save them from a lifetime of financial stress.

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Interest Rate Rises

Last week Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe reminded everyone that the next move in interest rates will be up not down. Retirees will welcome any slight relief after years of minimal returns on fixed deposits but some borrowers will receive a big shock.

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Planning for Aged Care

Aged Care: Will you need it, how much will it cost, and how will you fund it in retirement? While we hope for independence, good health and a comfortable lifestyle in our latter years, it’s entirely possible that these dreams can come to abrupt and devastating halt if an illness strike, and you end up needing the help of carers. This is something you need to consider and plan for.

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