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Parachute A Comfortble Landing

Like a high school nerd trying to score a date to the dance, being rejected 150 times is God’s way of telling you that you need a new plan.

Family and legacy

The financial advice I give AFL footballers (and why most of them hate it)

Given it’s the business end of the footy season, today I’m going to walk you through the financial advice I give to AFL players. It’s a little different from what they normally get. After all, experience has taught me that there’s no point in kissing their Sherrins -- god knows they have enough people doing that already.

Family and legacy

Protect Your Most Important Assets: Your Family

I’m guessing you’ve already got your basic insurances covered - but your income is your most powerful financial asset. That’s why you need income protection to cover you if you can’t work for a while...

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Bravo Barefooter!

Today, I thought I’d share with you the true story of a Barefooter hero named ‘James’ (I changed his name because he’s too proud to be singled out), who five years ago was an average twentysomething with no special skills, qualifications or cash.

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Know Your Worth Wives & Mothers

It's inevitable that mothers take time out of their careers to have kids, but there are some practical steps women can take to make sure they don’t end up losing their financial independence in the process.

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Add to (Your Wealth) Cart

As people grow more comfortable with 'add to shopping cart' – this will hurt capital-intensive ‘brick-based’ businesses. Online success stories will follow.

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HELP, HECS; Should I pay it off?

In the news this week it was revealed that some bright spark has accrued Australia’s biggest higher education debt – a massive $377,000 which I’m guessing wasn’t for a degree in accounting...

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Passion Into Profit

For any university graduate getting a job is a daunting enough prospect, let alone working out how to rise to the top. But it's not as out of reach as you think.