Make your money with new spending habits

In today’s world we are led to believe that you make your money with property or investments. The property people swear by their formula of building your riches through building a property portfolio. The investment bankers and financial planners will tell you that you can’t go wrong with investing in the stock … Read More

7 Tips to create a budget that works for you

  The tune is still ringing in my ear, especially the line when Liza Minelly sings “Money makes the world go round, the world go round, the world go round…”. Even if you haven’t heard the song, most people are familiar with the saying and sometimes attach their own meaning to it, … Read More

A Workable Solution for Baby Boomers Near Retirement

Worried about having enough in your nest egg for retirement? Here’s a simple approach: work just a few years longer. By accumulating more savings and shortening your withdrawal period, you don’t need as high a lump sum  to generate the necessary income at retirement. We like to think that Australian workers typically … Read More

Welcome to Straight Money Talk

Welcome to my Blog I have created this Blog for one important reason only, and that’s to give you some straight talk about money. Sadly, too many people these days believe that it takes a “get-rich-quick” scheme to secure their financial independence, that they fail to see the trees for the forest. … Read More

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