My Finance Blog

If you’re like most Australians, you’re busy paying the bills and saving for retirement, as well as accessing services like healthcare, education, child care and aged care. So how will the budget change the way you live and work on a practical day-to-day level?  ..

Being a parent is the most important and rewarding role you'll ever play in your life. While the hours are long and the pay is poor, the satisfaction is enormous. But, whether it's learning the piano, early morning swimming lessons or ballet classes the reality is, as your kids grow, the costs could rise with them! ..

Moneysmart is a resourceful site, which is run by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and offers Australians independent guidance to be better informed in making financial decisions.  ..

As a result of recent proposals in the Australian Federal Budget, many Australians will not be able to receive the age pension until age 70! So it's important that we start to plan ahead, and we have to act now so we can decide when we want to retire and not when the government wants us to retire. ..

More than four-fifths of Australians insure their car, but less than a third of us insure the source and support of our lifestyles - our income1..

Happy New Year! Every year we begin the New Year with high hopes and usually one or two New Year's resolutions. Here are some of the most popular that we may be trying: ..

Welcome to the summer edition of our Haven newsletter.

In our opening article we let you in on some industry secrets that could save you thousands. A little inside knowledge just might help give you a head start. ..

Teach your kids the value of sound finances, because according to the latest AMP.NATSEM report, raising them is becoming more expensive. ..

You choose: Heads, tails or…? Statistically speaking when we have an outcome of either, heads or tails, the probability of the desired event occurring is almost equal, that one or the other will occur. But in the case of the official cash rate there is also a third possibility, the rate will remain the same.  ..

The end of the financial year is almost here, so it’s that time again to make some last-minute changes to improve your financial position and keep more of your hard earned cash in your hip pocket. ..