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Federal Budget 2018

By Daniel Rose | 16 May 2018

On Tuesday 8 May 2018, the Australian Government handed down its Federal Budget. It’s important that you take the time to understand what the Budget proposals mean – and how they might affect you personally. To help break down the key proposals I’ve included a Federal Budget overview that explains some of the key outcomes … Read more

Do You Really Understand Compound Interest?

By Daniel Rose | 09 May 2018

According to genius Albert Einstein: “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it.” But thankfully you don’t have to be a genius to understand compound interest. And once you understand it, you can earn it! Compound interest is basically the interest on interest. It’s also described as “the … Read more

Less Worry: More Super

By Daniel Rose | 02 May 2018

A recent report on the Future of Retirement conducted by HSBC found two interesting points about Australians: We worry more about our super than any other nation, yet… We take less action to plan for our financial futures. As a Certified Financial Planner, naturally, I’m concerned about this finding. It’s also a far cry from … Read more

How to Make the Most of Your Retirement Income

By Daniel Rose | 24 Apr 2018

If you have friends and family who are retired — or you are retired yourself — you may be wondering how to make the most of your money. Perhaps you’re a few years away from retirement and still in the planning phase. Or perhaps you’re already retired and want to manage (and maximise!) your income … Read more

Got more than one super fund? Read this.

By Daniel Rose | 13 Feb 2018

Do you find it hard to keep track of your super funds? If you’ve changed employers and chances are that if you’re an adult you’ve had more than one job so far, you may not even know which funds you have. So if anyone in your life — or yourself — has more than one … Read more

Can I afford to have a financial planner?

By Daniel Rose | 07 Feb 2018

Money: it’s a word that triggers all sorts of emotions and reactions. Whether you’re worrying about your financial future or unsure about where your money is currently going, one thing is for certain: financial peace of mind benefits every area of your life. While many people crave financial peace of mind, it can be hard … Read more

How a Budget Can Bring Back that Loving Feeling

By Daniel Rose | 31 Jan 2018

There’s an old saying: “When money troubles come through the door, love goes out the window.” This rings true for many couples who, no matter what their financial picture, experience conflict over finance – particularly spending. People don’t have to be on the poverty line to experience financial conflict, as generally speaking, the more we … Read more


4 Client Stories That You Could Relate To

By Daniel Rose | 01 May 2017

Client Stories 1. A client who was recently made redundant from Alcoa came to see me with a sizable redundancy package. Although he had no concerns specifically about whether he had enough money to live on, he was more concerned about how much tax he had to pay, how he was going to receive income … Read more

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Top 5 Financial Management Tips

By Daniel Rose | 21 Apr 2017

1. The first tip is not really about financial planning at all, but life in general – if you’re not an expert in a particular area, employ someone who is. I take my kids to the doctor if they’re sick, I call an electrician if my light switches are sparking, and I go to an … Read more