Do not be oversmart with your money

In trying to be smart with our money, sometimes we damage our long-term financial future. Here are some such common mistakes, and how to go about avoiding them. We all intend to do the right thing with our money but sometimes our decisions and actions harm, rather than benefit, our financial situation. Typically this happens…
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Want to retire early? Here’s a plan

Ready to quit your day job? There’s a trend among some personal finance gurus called FI/RE — financially independent/retiring early. It means being able to reach a point where you have assets (investment accounts or rental property) that earn enough income to cover all of your expenses. In other words, you’re rich enough to quit….
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5 Big Retirement Money Mistakes to Avoid

It’s never too late to start getting smart about money. Maybe you’ve made it this far with few problems … you’ve done pretty well all alone just by winging it. Good for you. But retirement planning isn’t about the past 30 years of your life — it’s about the next 30. And that’s harder. There…
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Three Tips New Investors Must See

When I first started investing, I had many questions. Fortunately, I had helpful and experienced investors around me who were able to guide me through my first steps as a stock market investor. However, others may not be so fortunate and may, as a result, be put off from investing due to fears of making…
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Saving money made simple for pensioners

OLD age pensioners are the salt of the earth. Most soldier on, without complaints. They are not whingers. Most went through hard times where seeking second-hand goods were a habit as there was no money to buy anything brand new. They survived to become great, unheralded, true blue Australians. Luckily in those days, the only…
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