Monthly Archives: April 2019

Spouse super contributions – when adding to your partner’s super pays

If your other half is a stay-at-home parent, working part-time or out of work, find out how adding to their super could benefit you both financially. If your spouse (husband, wife, de facto or same-sex partner) is a low-income earner or not working at the moment, chances are they’re accumulating little or no super at […]

Making downsizer contributions into super – what you need to know

Older Aussies can put up to $300,000 into their super using the money from the sale of their main residence, regardless of caps and restrictions that otherwise apply. If you’re aged 65 or over and are looking to boost your retirement savings, you can make a tax-free contribution to your super of up to $300,000 […]

The financial power of women

A state-of-the-nation report on the barriers to women investing. The research underlying this white paper was carried out via an online survey developed by CoreData, in conjunction with Fidelity International. The survey was sent out to CoreData’s proprietary panel of consumers with a minimum of $20,000 in investable assets outside of super. The survey was […]

Don’t just plan for retirement; Plan for your life

In the financial services industry, advising people to spend money is like being a doctor encouraging ice-cream consumption. There is a good reason why investment firms recommend setting aside as much as possible for retirement: many people in or approaching retirement fall short of what they need to be comfortable, according to the Association of […]

9 tips when you don’t size up in the financial department

If your partner has expressed that you’re a bit of a letdown when it comes to managing money, here are some pointers for when financial opposites attract. Depending on what stage of life you’re at, you and your other half may be in talks about moving in together, adopting a pet, buying a property, or […]

The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Health Every Morning

If you’re looking for one of the easiest morning rituals to transform your health, look no further than a glass of filtered water with freshly squeezed lemon juice. In addition to it being a delightfully refreshing drink, there’s a myriad of health benefits you’ll receive from this simple daily dose, whether you drink it warm […]

5 reasons to go fishing while on holidays

So, you love fishing when you are on holidays but are finding it hard to convince others just how awesome angling is? Don’t fear – we have five solid reasons why holidaymakers should fish during their break. 1.     Connection Put down the iPads and mobile phones and connect the good old-fashioned way – through conversation. […]