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It’s time to swap the ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’ strategy for an effective debt elimination solution

  • Monday, June 29, 2015
  • Collins Mann

It’s the end of the financial year, but more importantly it’s the start of a new one and for those now in the pre-retirement stage of life which is around 50 years+, it’s an excellent time to start making plans.  While there are a number of financial planning considerations, amongst the most important is debt elimination. Read More

Why cash is no longer king

  • Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Collins Mann

The continuing downward trend of both official interest rates and the Australian dollar suggests that investing in cash may not be the most appropriate strategy for those nearing retirement, so what you should you? Read More

Short term fears vs long term outcomes

  • Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Collins Mann

If this year’s Budget is all about kick starting the economy through incentives for small business, we should see an economic stimulus in the economy over the next two years.  Whereas the Government is using words like ‘have a go,’ and ‘spend, spend, spend,’ we believe it is time to save, save, save.   Why? Read More

To fix or not to fix - that is the question

  • Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Collins Mann

With the recent reduction in official interest rates by the Reserve Bank to 2.00% (- 0.25%), procuring a loan has never looked better as interest rates reach historic lows. But for those with existing loans, knowing if it’s the right time to fix the interest rate on your mortgage or your investment loan leaves many borrowers confused.  So what are the positives and negatives of fixing interest rates? Read More

Planning for a retirement of choice

  • Monday, April 13, 2015
  • Collins Mann

If you’re over 50 and contemplating retirement, then this tip is for you… Read More

Investing too much in your family home could cost you a carefree retirement

  • Monday, March 09, 2015
  • Collins Mann

If you rely on the value of the family home to fund your retirement, it’s likely that all or much of your savings will be tied up in this one asset.  Unless these savings can be released through downsizing or a reverse mortgage, your family home may become more of a liability than a conduit to your retirement lifestyle of choice. Read More

Change your ATM habits

  • Monday, February 16, 2015
  • Collins Mann

If you want to enjoy more money to spend on those little extras at the end of each month, then this tip is for you… Read More

What type of budgeter are you?

  • Monday, February 02, 2015
  • Collins Mann

There are two types of budgeter - those who know exactly where every dollar is spent and those who don’t. Which one are you?  Managing your household budget is very simple when you have the tools.  It can be as easy as 1, 2, 3. Read More

Our Top 3 Tips for Overcoming your Christmas Credit Crisis

  • Monday, February 02, 2015
  • Collins Mann

For all of us Christmas is expensive, however for many people, its spontaneous spending that comes at the greatest cost.  The credit card bill arrives at the time of the year when financial outgoings are at their highest. The weight of this debt can place enormous stress on relationships, so here are our Top 3 Tips for getting you back into the black…  Read More

Trusting an expert can assist you in getting the right diagnosis

  • Wednesday, December 03, 2014
  • Collins Mann

As a busy GP, the changing employment environment can certainly bring about a financial headache. Whatever your personal contractual employment arrangements are, taking the time to understand how the financial implications will affect your financial future is time well spent.  Read More

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