What you CAN control with your finances

Troubling times can leave you feeling powerless, but there are many areas you can control with your finances, financial adviser Kerryn Shaw explains.

Variable Versus Fixed Rate Loans

There are a number of ways to structure your home loan repayments. Here is some information to help you choose the repayment structure that works best for you.

Should you draw from your superannuation?

Australians impacted by COVID-19 can withdraw up to $20,000 from their super. But what is the real cost? Financial adviser James Herriman explains.

Refinancing Loans during COVID-19

With the pandemic causing an Economic impact around us, Is now a good time to refinance your loans?

Stimulus measures to combat the financial impact of Coronavirus

Since the release of the Coronavirus stimulus package there has been some clarification of several measures and a number of further announcements which seek to extend assistance to more people who have been affected by the Coronavirus. To read more click below.

Understanding changes to Centrelink entitlements

One of the concerns of clients who receive or have become eligible for Social Security (and Department of Veterans’ Affairs) pensions and income support is the global downturn of share markets due to the Coronavirus situation. Reduced balances of financial investments, which are generally deemed to earn certain rates of income could result in some clients becoming eligible for social security entitlements or increased entitlements for existing recipients. To read what relief the Government is providing click below.

Adjusting your budget during a crisis

As the impact of the coronavirus crisis forced you to update or cut your budget? Financial adviser Kerryn Shaw shares her tips for how you should go about it.

Top retirement mistakes to avoid in a global crisis

Retirement can be a daunting process at the best of times, let alone when there's uncertainty and fear arising from a global pandemic and a volatile market.

How to protect your investments in volatile times

What do you do when COVID-19 and other factors impact the investment market? Financial adviser Ben Calder explains.

Why women are less prepared for retirement than men

Australian statistics show that women aren't as prepared for retirement as men. Here's why, and how to get better prepared.