managing investment risk with LifePath Financial Planning
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Managing investment risk in uncertain times

2020 exposed investors to the end of a bull market and the start of a global recession, all caused by a totally unexpected global pandemic. The outlook for the global economy and investment markets remains uncertain until an effective vaccine…
Strategies to rebuild super after early withdrawal
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Strategies to rebuild super after early access

If you've accessed your super early due to COVID, there are a number of strategies that can help you get your super back on track, when the time is right. Three strategies to rebuild your super  There are three key strategies that could…
2020 financial Goals setting and tune up LifePath Financial Planning
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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…
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Steering through choppy seas

Like it or not, we live in interesting times. More than a decade after the Global Financial Crisis, the global economy is facing fresh headwinds creating uncertainty for policy makers and investors alike. This time around it’s not a debt crisis…
Keep your spending under control at Christmas
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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…
Where is the best place to stash your cash
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Where is the best place to stash your cash?

If, like many Australians, you’re looking for ways to put some cash away for a rainy day, a holiday or to earn extra income, the job has just become a bit harder. It’s also become more urgent if you are expecting a handy tax return. In…
Fitness for life
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Fitness for life

There are some important exercise guidelines to follow as you head into your 40s, 50s and beyond. And to enjoy the best health benefits, you need to make sure you’re doing fitness right. Once an elite Ironman athlete, Guy Leech is a living…

Q&As: Answers to some common financial questions

Here are the answers to some common questions our LifePath advisers have recently been asked. Is your question here, too? Q: I have two employers who are both paying superannuation guarantee contributions. I am worried that these contributions…
teaching kids about finances
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Help your kids avoid the debt spiral

When you’re young and living life to the full, it can be tempting to see your credit card as a bottomless well of money. And faced with higher living costs than previous generations – not to mention the lure of online shopping – many young…
financially prepared this christmas

How to be financially prepared this Christmas

Think back to last Christmas and consider where the extra expenses came from. Was it petrol for the drive to the holiday destination? Gifts for new children in the extended family? Wine for the constant gatherings? And don’t forget the taxi…
winning the money mind games at EOFY

Winning the Money Mind Games

Money and emotion are strongly connected. Purchases often mean something to us personally. They broadcast our identity. They make us feel special. They reward us for hard work. But in the background, behind our most basic reasons for spending…
How to save - LifePath Financial Planning
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The nitty gritty of financial goal setting

There is plenty of advice out there about why you should save for your future, but little that explains exactly how. One of the problems when discussing wealth creation and retirement planning is that it usually involves words rather than numbers.…
Financially prepare for Christmas

How to be financially prepared this Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, here are five tips to help plan ahead and avoid a financial hangover on New Year’s Day. Think back to last Christmas and consider where the extra expenses came from. Was it petrol for the drive to…
LifePath can help you with your Financial goal setting
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The nitty-gritty of financial goal setting

There is plenty of advice out there about why you should save for your future, but little that explains exactly how. One of the problems when discussing wealth creation and retirement planning is that it usually involves words rather than…
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Seven ways to get more out of retirement

Leaving the workforce is just one step in your journey through life. And once the daily grind is over, it’s time to figure out what you want to do next. Retirement is something that most of us look forward to. But it can also be a challenging…