What Is An Emergency Fund And Why Is It Important?

People who have experienced significant and unanticipated expenses pop up to disrupt their lives can testify how glad they were that they had put aside an emergency fund to fall back on to deal with these unpredictable contingencies. As with most...

Peer-To-Peer Lending: What Is It And How You Can Benefit?

Australians’ love affair with debt finance ranks amongst the highest in the world, thanks in part to our obsession with home loans, car loans and personal loans to keep pace with the inexorable rise in the cost of living. As more and more horror ...

Should You Consider Buying An Investment Property For Short Term Rentals On AirBNB?

If you're in the market for an investment property or already have one, you may have been wondering whether it's worth leasing out your property as a short term holiday rental on sites like AirBNB and Stayz. There are a number of things to consid...

How Your Super Can Help You To Buy Your First Home Faster

We all know how difficult it can be for first home buyers to save a large enough deposit to buy their first home. This is especially true if they're paying rent and running a household with all its numerous expenses. Thankfully, there's now a...

How You Can Travel Around Australia In Retirement Without Having To Sell Your Home

For years you've been planning to buy a caravan or motor home to travel around Australia when you finally retire. You've made plans, picked places that you want stay in and explore, and dreamt about all the adventures that you'll have living a nom...

How Can An SMSF Set You Up For A Good Retirement Lifestyle?

When you think about retirement, do you dream of long holidays, lazy days by the pool and spending lots of quality time with your family and friends? Many people think of retirement as a time to do all the things they didn't have time for when the...

A Reverse Mortgage Can Ease The Retirement Squeeze

When you finally decide to retire, the last thing you want to worry about is paying off any existing debts or how you're going to be able to afford to live a comfortable lifestyle. The sad fact is that a lot of Australians simply do not have enoug...

What Is Co-Housing And How Can It Help You Buy Your First Home?

We all know how difficult it has become for people to break into the housing market, especially in recent years. Sought after properties have become increasingly unaffordable even for couples on good dual incomes. Many first home buyers are findi...

Can I Buy Property To Live In With My SMSF?

Many people have decided to set up their own self managed super fund over recent years because they like to have more control of their superannuation investments and in return, their super fund's growth. One of the most preferred investments for ...