1. Articles in category: Money Matters

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    1. The Hidden Costs of Parents Helping Their Kids Out With Milestone Purchases

      The Hidden Costs of Parents Helping Their Kids Out With Milestone Purchases

      There are some hidden factors to consider in having parents help their kids with big purchases. This article shares some great perspectives on this. It's called The real cost of getting your house deposit from the Bank of Mum and Dad.

      In it, financial adviser Chris Carlin shares:

      Most of my examples of using the Bank of Mum and Dad have been quite negative, not so much from a financial perspective but from an emotional and relationship experience. Upon getting the arrangement set up, there is quite a lot of 'pressure', whether perceived or actual, from the parents to ...

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      Mentions: Home Money
    2. How to Be Financially Responsible

      How to Be Financially Responsible

      Thought this interesting article would make a good read. It's called Tips for Financial Responsibility.

      It shares some tips that make a lot of sense. Here's one of them:

      When you build your budget, prioritize two things: First, your immediate needs. This may sound selfish, but the truth is that you’re no good to anyone if you go hungry, leave an infected tooth untreated or let your car get repossessed. Keep yourself functional and available and spend the money necessary to meet those needs. (This includes your retirement contributions, otherwise you’ll become someone else’s problem ...

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    3. Tips for First Time or Prospective Investors

      Tips for First Time or Prospective Investors

      There are very little barriers to entry in the investing business this article from Entrepreneur tells us. But it is, admittedly, a little intimidating to start.

      Luckily, Imran Tariq, the author of the article and founder of Webmetrix Group, has some fascinating insights for us. Here's a truly thought-provoking one:

      You are never too young and it’s never too early to start investing. In fact, the sooner you learn how to make your money work for you, the better. What all investors will tell you is to use time as your best asset, because a dollar today is ...

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    4. Simple, Easy-to-Follow, Money Tips for the New Year

      Simple, Easy-to-Follow, Money Tips for the New Year

      This Yahoo Finance Australia has some really interesting money tips here! It's called 7 money tips to supercharge your finances in 2020 and we thought that it would be an awesome read.

      Here's one tip that really stood out to us:

      Yet it’s not easy to change ingrained habits and the approaches to life that you’ve been practicing since childhood, but once you’re aware of the importance of the concept of delayed gratification, it’s entirely do-able.

      The problem is the average Australian focuses on survival and instant gratification. They don’t think beyond the ...

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    5. How to Rid Your Finances of Stress for the This New Year

      How to Rid Your Finances of Stress for the This New Year

      Financial stress can take its toll on you. This is why it's important to try to eliminate it as much as possible.

      This Business 2 Community post shares some interesting ways on how to do this. Here's one that totally makes sense to us:

      You end up playing the game of “keeping up with the Joneses” and stressing yourself out more thinking you are behind what your peers have.

      Remember, social media doesn’t show the whole picture and many of those images and captions hold half truths.

      Additionally, unfollow brands that may trick you into buying something ...

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    6. What are Lateral Financial Moves and How to Avoid Them

      What are Lateral Financial Moves and How to Avoid Them

      Are the financial moves you're making merely lateral? Or are they really contributing to your moving forward? These are questions that we must ask ourselves before making any sort of investment be it time or money.

      Here's an interesting perspective on this:

      Side hustles, investment returns and saving money all all part of being successful financially. For the majority of the world, our main income is out largest income. Our best chance at success is to grow this income. Dead end jobs or failing to capitalize on opportunities to move up in our current career will set us ...

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    7. Move Over FOMO, JOMO is Here to Occupy The Psyche of Millennials and Gen Z

      Move Over FOMO, JOMO is Here to Occupy The Psyche of Millennials and Gen Z

      Here's an interesting read. It's called Younger Australians are embracing the joy of missing out as financial anxiety takes its toll and it's got a lot of interesting things to say.

      Here's one that we just couldn't resist sharing:

      Sixty-nine per cent of Generation Z have cut back on “guilty pleasures” like eating out and entertainment in a bid to save money.

      For many, though, that is not enough to save money for home ownership goals, in particular, with the high cost of living citied as the biggest barrier to saving.

      Take a look at ...

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    8. Guide to Investing in Your 20s

      Guide to Investing in Your 20s

      The youth have become more investment savvy than they've ever been. This is why it's important to learn how to invest right.

      This piece from Addicted 2 Success has some interesting tips for investing in your 20s that'll surely strike a chord. Here's one of the many good points that we gleaned from it:

      To underscore the importance of investing in oneself, financial advisor Matthew Jackson, quipped that the investment which you can control is the investment you must prioritize. The investment czar added that oneself remains that investment that you can control anytime any day ...

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    9. Maximizing Teachers' Tax Benefits

      Maximizing Teachers' Tax Benefits

      Are you a teacher? This fascinating piece from Teachers Mutual Bank tells us all about the tax incentives that you can enjoy. It's called Tax Tips for Teachers. 

      It's got a lot of helpful adviceHere’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking: 

      As we all know teachers spend a great amount of time working from home, marking exams and designing lesson plans. If you spend time working from home, you may be able to claim a deduction for the costs you incur in running your home office.

      It’s important to keep a diary of these hours, as ...

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    10. How to Audit Your Personal Finances

      How to Audit Your Personal Finances

      We should all make it a point to audit our own financial health from time to time. This piece from the money blog, Harmoney shares with us how. 

      It's titled How to conduct a complete audit with your personal finances by Bessie Hasan and it's got some really interesting talking points. This one was particularly interesting: 

      Once you’ve completed your financial audit by taking time out to understand your relationship with money, refining your expenses, negotiating for better financial deals, and consolidating debt, come up with a long-term plan to keep your finances on track.

      So, what ...

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    11. Planning for those Pesky Unexpected Expenses that Could Potentially Wreck Your Budget

      Planning for those Pesky Unexpected Expenses that Could Potentially Wreck Your Budget

      Here's a compelling article from the Money Crashers. It's called 6 Types of Unexpected Expenses and How to Plan for Them. 

      In it, Amy Livingston shares some interesting insightsHere’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking: 

      In many cases, you can delay the need for major repairs by simply driving less. The less you drive your car, the less wear and tear you put on it. Consider biking to work, doing errands on foot, carpooling, or combining several small errands into one trip to cut your total mileage. As a bonus, this will also help you save money ...

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    12. Do Family Tax Benefits and Childcare Subsidies Really Help Australian Families?

      Do Family Tax Benefits and Childcare Subsidies Really Help Australian Families?

      Here's a compelling article from Yahoo Finance. It's called The Real Cost Australian Families Pay for Having Children. 

      In it, Bianca Hartge-Hazelman shares some perceptive insights on the Family Tax Benefits and other ways the Australian government is trying to help Australian familiesHere’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking: 

      While many have tried and failed, there are no tax deductions for having children or claiming childcare costs to allow people to actually participate in paid employment.

      Rather, there are the Federal Government’s Childcare Subsidy and Family Tax Benefits.

      Both are targeted towards those on lower incomes ...

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    13. Free Apps You Can Use for Personal Budgeting and Accounting

      Free Apps You Can Use for Personal Budgeting and Accounting

      Discovered this interesting piece from Shelly Elmbladd. It’s called Best Free Personal Finance and Budgeting Software.

      Here’s one point that really got us thinking:

      Managing your money successfully includes keeping a close eye on your expenses. One way to do that is to take advantage of free software and services. Free personal finance software can be surprisingly robust, helping you track spending, create and manage budgets, and run reports.

      If you want more, give the full article a quick read at the website linked below…

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    14. Financial Manager to the Rich and Famous Sheds Some Light on How She Helps Celebs Manage Their Wealth

      Financial Manager to the Rich and Famous Sheds Some Light on How She Helps Celebs Manage Their Wealth

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Coveteur. It’s titled How to Save More Money, According to a Celebrity Financial Manager.

      It offers some stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:

      I think having some sort of accountability partner is really healthy in a lot of areas in life. And for me, it’s about having them check in with themselves and make sure that they’re really thinking their decisions through, and make sure they’re not being reactionary and impulsive. And understanding what the potential consequences of what their actions might ...

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    15. Some Financial Advice That Backfired

      Some Financial Advice That Backfired

      Jen Glantz's shares some experiences in this fascinating article where we all could learn from. It's called 3 Pieces of Financial Advice That Cost Me Thousands of Dollars.

      In it, she shares some stories about her own experiences and helps us glean some insight from them. Here’s one lesson that's particularly thought-provoking:

      Before putting all of my spare cash into a retirement fund, I should have considered the next few years first. Now, I'd tell anyone to put what you can into your retirement savings, but make sure you have a cash emergency fund, too ...

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    16. The Financial Planner and The Accountant: What Do They Actually Do

      The Financial Planner and The Accountant: What Do They Actually Do

      Found this interesting article on The Balance. It's called Do You Need an Accountant or a Financial Planner?

      In it, Miriam Caldwell shed some light on this confusing subject. This excerpt from her piece is particularly compelling:

      It is important to trust both your financial planner and your accountant. Putting it simply, your financial planner should be able to explain the issues regarding your finances in a way that you understand. You should understand the risks of each investment before you make it. On the other hand, your accountant should be able to clearly understand your tax situation each ...

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    17. Banking Terms That Everyone Must Be Familiar With

      Banking Terms That Everyone Must Be Familiar With

      Here's a compelling article from the APR Finder. It's called 8 Top Banking Terms & Buzzwords to Know.

      It shares some interesting perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:

      Lastly, a standing order is a fixed amount of money that transfers from one account to another. For example, you give your parents a fixed amount of money every month.

      You can ask your bank to make a standing order for your account, whereby the amount is automatically transferred to their account once you receive your salary. Similarly, you can also use this to automatically transfer funds to your ...

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