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"Stay the same or risk change? This will help."

"Stay the same or risk change? This will help."

I was chatting to a friend over coffee at The Drop in Noosa earlier last week. Last time we spoke, she mentioned that having a debt-free home is great for so many reasons, but she wants to sell it. She wants to do more with her life. It’s not an easy decision. Some of her friends have been quick to tell her she’s crazy ...

"Deciding whether to pull the trigger on a financial decision? Read this first."

"Deciding whether to pull the trigger on a financial decision? Read this first."

Every now and then, when people find out what I do they ask me all different types of money-related questions. If they should invest in shares, if they should invest in property, if they should quit their job, how to start a business, what’s the best bank, if they should fix the interest rate on their home loan, if buying a property with their superannuation makes sense.

You know, that sort of thing. And my answer is pretty much always this. You could, but …

"Investment Property – what your Accountant and Real Estate Agent won’t tell you"

"Investment Property – what your Accountant and Real Estate Agent won’t tell you"

When Jen and I started talking about what topics to write about for this week’s blog, she said “you’ve got to write about investment property – everyone either wants one or has one, and there just isn’t enough information out there. Which isn’t good, because it seems to have become The New Australian Dream.” Right?

"More income would solve everything, right?"

"More income would solve everything, right?"

“What are you going to write about?” a lady asks me.

“I’m going to write about how even when we have enough money, it still doesn’t feel like it’s enough. Specifically, though, we can have a great income (especially as a couple) and still feel stressed.”