Your latest gig, your latest super savings

It wouldn’t be surprising if saving and investing are far from the minds of many younger people working in the burgeoning “gig economy”. Participants in the gig economy work at a...

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Planning a holiday, building a house and creating a portfolio

Two quick questions. How long did you take to plan your last Christmas holidays? And how long did you take to plan your investment portfolio? “It’s often said that many people spend more...

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The relationship between interest rates and housing affordability

  A fall in interest rates is usually greeted with delight by homebuyers. The lower the interest rate the less the mortgage repayments on a particular house, right? Well, maybe. However, lower...

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The toughest tasks for self-managed super

What are the hardest aspects of running your self-managed super fund (SMSF)? Is it the paperwork, all of the investment rules or the fundamental challenge of choosing where to invest your money?  If...

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A popular retirement career – but can you make money from it?

Ever wanted to be a writer? Retired and thinking of new ways to earn money? Published author, Karen Turner, shares her experiences, navigating the unpredictable but satisfying world of professional...

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Take five with Lucy Liu, Paraplanner at Advisersure

Have you met Lucy? You may have spoken to Lucy on the phone or seen her in the office. She is our extremely experienced and very detailed Paraplanner; one of the brains of the team. We sat down with...

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Insurance in super – is your cover adequate?

You have insurance cover in your superannuation right? You probably think you’re adequately covered, yet if something were to happen to you, you might be in for an unpleasant surprise – and by...

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Continue to protect the skin you’re in

Data from Cancer Council’s recent National Sun Protection Survey reveals just 44 percent of Australian adults wear a hat when exposed to UV on summer weekends, down from 48 percent in 2003. As we...

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Your New Year reading: beyond John Grisham

Behavioural economist and psychologist Daniel Kahneman has begun 2017 by retaining his place near the top of The New York Times best-seller list, wedged among the latest John Grisham legal thriller,...

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Choosing an investment option

As part of your retirement savings plan, it is important you understand how your superannuation money is invested by your super fund. No two people’s financial situation and investment...

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