Financial Planning

Have investment markets hit the bottom?

What can you expect from markets over the medium term? Equity and bond markets have lost ground this year, but are they at or near the bottom? And what investment strategies should you be using right now to maximise your long-term returns? They’re burning questions for all investors as volatility continues to impact markets. Watch…

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How is my insurance taxed - need to know facts from LifePath

How is my insurance taxed?

With the cost of living on the rise, it’s more important than ever to have a financial safety net that protects you and your family in case the unexpected happens. Most Australian employees have some form of life insurance, often through their superannuation fund, but many of us tend to ‘set and forget’. To make…

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Avoid the rush: Get ready for June 30

It seems like June 30 rolls around quicker every year, so why wait until the last minute to get your finances in order? With all the disruption and special support measures of the past two years, it’s possible your finances have changed. So it’s a good idea to ensure you’re on track for the upcoming…

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3 tips for setting financial goals in 2022

Kicking financial goals in 2022

After a difficult year of COVID disruptions and uncertainty, the summer holidays can’t come quickly enough. It’s a chance to refresh and reflect on the year that was and hopefully set some goals for year ahead. Yet this year more than most, many of us may feel that our personal and financial priorities have shifted…

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Finally a super idea for extra retirement income. Lifetime Pension

Finally, a super idea for extra retirement income

The federal government’s recent “Retirement Income Review” pointed out that many retirees live on just the income from their superannuation, rather than drawing down on the balance as they progress through retirement. This seems to be partly due to the major misunderstanding that this is how the system is supposed to work, and partly because…

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Financial rewards of optimism with LifePath Financial Planning

The financial rewards of optimism

If it wasn’t already clear, the past 12 months certainly cemented the fact that life has a habit of throwing us the occasional curveball. The reality is we all face challenges, however approaching life with a positive mindset can help us deal with any issues we may face and improve our lives in many ways….

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counting down to June 30 - working from home expenses you can claim in 2021 LifePath Financial Planning can help

Counting down to June 30

It’s been a year of change like no other and that extends to tax and superannuation. As the end of the financial year approaches, now is a good time to check some new and not so new ways to reduce tax and boost your savings. With so many of us confined to our homes over…

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2020 financial Goals setting and tune up LifePath Financial Planning

Time for an annual tune-up?

We don’t think twice about taking our car in for a regular tune up. Why? Because we know it’s going to mean our car runs at its best and saves unexpected problems down the track. It follows then that we should take the same approach to other areas of our lives. From our goals, to…

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Check your financial fitness with LifePath

2020 vision for financial fitness

What better year to have your financial health in tip top shape than the one requiring 20/20 vision! The start of any year is always a good time to assess your financial situation and make sure you are on track to achieving your dreams, but the start of a decade is even more significant. So,…

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Keep your spending under control at Christmas

Keep your spending under control this summer

The summer months can be a time of heavy spending for many Australians, particularly in the lead-up to Christmas. In fact, we spend an average of $573 on presents alone1. For many of us, this puts a major strain on our credit cards. And instead of giving our finances the chance to recover, we continue…

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EOFY checklist by LifePath Financial Planning Brisbane

Your EOFY Checklist

Who doesn’t love the end of the financial year? Okay, so maybe sorting through a shoebox full of receipts isn’t your idea of fun, but don’t worry. With our handy checklist, you can take some of the headache out of tax time. You might even find ways to give your finances a boost. The end…

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planning your financial future now

Your financial future starts now

They say every great journey begins with a single step — and yours is just beginning. Here’s how to get on the path to financial freedom at the same time. Every year, thousands of young Australians start one of the biggest journeys of their lives: their careers. And if you’re one of them, you’re probably…

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