Personal Finance

Where to invest 3 ways to make the most money in 2022

Where to invest: 3 ways to make the most money in 2022

Although we’re entering another coronavirus-crisis year – albeit one where we are learning to live with the pandemic – that doesn’t mean you need to put your financial plans and goals on hold. Most borders are open – even to Queensland – the quarantine requirements seem to be relaxing by the day and a close…
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10 ways to do money differently in 2022

10 ways to do money differently in 2022

There’s something about a new year that conjures up dreams of making improvements: to our health, careers, and happiness. Given the pandemic shake-up we’ve all endured, I suggest financial health should be top priority in 2022. Here are some tips to get you started:   1. Revisit everyday finances A budget (I prefer the term…
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10 000 bonuses Inside the hospitality worker crisis

$10,000 bonuses: Inside the hospitality worker crisis

Hospitality workers have been through two tough years. Lockdowns put thousands out of work and uncertainty about the pandemic’s end made working in the industry insecure. But now, as the country reopens, those with skills in the industry are some of the most in-demand workers in the country. Almost two years of border closures prevented skilled workers and university…
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Jargon buster Property investing edition

Jargon buster: Property investing edition

Many industries use jargon (technical words)—and the finance industry is no exception. In many instances, understanding this jargon can help you when making informed personal finance decisions. With this in mind, we have put together another jargon buster article. However, this time the focus is on helping you understand some of the commonly used jargon in…
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21 lessons from 2021 you dont want to forget Part 1

21 lessons from 2021 you don’t want to forget – Part 2

What’s ahead for our property markets in 2022? Most analysts and economists agree that our housing markets should perform strongly in the new year. But things won’t be the same – capital growth won’t be as strong as we experienced this year and we are likely to end up with a two-tier property market. So…
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3 things financial professionals wont tell you

3 things financial professionals won’t tell you

Have you ever considered hiring a professional to help you with your finances? Maybe you’re not sure what to expect and secretly you’re worried you’ll get ripped off. The whole world of financial professionals seems complicated and a bit mysterious. Well, I have a bit of a unique insight into the world of financial professionals.…
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21 lessons from 2021 you dont want to forget Part 1

21 lessons from 2021 you don’t want to forget – Part 1

Each year brings its own set of wins, challenges and lessons to learn, and 2021 was certainly no exception. It’s been an extraordinary year, hasn’t it? Especially for our property markets, where home values grew by more than 25 per cent in most locations. Property values have not grown at that rate since 1950, when…
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