Do we think property and shares will do better than 4% over time? Of course we do. But we made the choice to become debt free on our home because we sleep better at night, writes Paul Clitheroe.
‘Sell in May and go away’ doesn’t always hold true. Last year the ASX rose over May then jumped ahead in June and July, right through to the end of August.
We buy cars we can’t afford, eat in overpriced places, purchase clothes that put us into debt. Above all, we never, ever talk about our actual finances with anyone. Why?
Over-confidence means you are less likely to diversify, but you don’t want to be so under-confident that your money is going backwards. Here are the traps to avoid.
When you succumb to the lure of a luxury handbag or the convenience of a takeaway meal, it’s not your rational brain in charge. It’s your inner ape.
Rob and his partner have been reluctant to invest in the stock market. Paul’s question: Goodness, Rob, what on earth are you doing with an SMSF?
Nic Turner and her family have ditched plastic, taken up minimalism and composting, and reduced their waste so much they fill just one garbage bin a year.
It’s time again to set resolutions for the new financial year, but why do these so often fail?