Fostering financially savvy young adults

Reg GranthamHome Living, MoneyLeave a Comment

From student debt to new technology and landing that first job, today’s young Australians are transitioning into adulthood in a world very different from the one their parents entered. While economies and societies might change, the principles of managing one’s personal finances stay the same. Most parents try to instil … Read More

Covering all bases?

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Covering All Bases Life Insurance Acorn Financial

If you and your family have the right insurances, perhaps it was foresight and good planning that led you to take these policies out. But perhaps it ‘just happened’. To help you take a fresh, overall look at your personal insurances, here is a quick checklist of the most common … Read More

Tackling financial stress

Reg GranthamInvestment Strategy, Lifestyle, Money, Personal BudgetingLeave a Comment

You’ve probably heard of social stress – fear of fitting in, feeling anxious about meeting new people. Or you might have experienced stage fright – the stress of public speaking, performing, or presenting in front of people. But there’s another form of stress on the rise that’s potentially affecting Australians much more regularly and seriously than getting butterflies before giving a speech. It’s a different type of stress to… well… stress about. 

Franking credits facing the chop

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Although we are only at the tip of the iceberg of blockchain’s immense potential, industry leaders like Bob Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq, have already pegged the emerging technology as “the biggest opportunity set we can think of over the next decade”. From the humble origins of Bitcoin, blockchain has since captured the imagination of everyone from Richard Branson to Bill Gates and virtually every large financial institution on the planet. 

How Blockchain is already changing your world

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Blockchain Adelaide Acorn Financial Planning

Although we are only at the tip of the iceberg of blockchain’s immense potential, industry leaders like Bob Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq, have already pegged the emerging technology as “the biggest opportunity set we can think of over the next decade”. From the humble origins of Bitcoin, blockchain has since captured the imagination of everyone from Richard Branson to Bill Gates and virtually every large financial institution on the planet. 

Home and away with super

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Home Away Superannuation Acorn Financial Planning Adelaide

Australians buying their first home or downsizing in retirement are about to receive a helping hand thanks to new superannuation rules which come into effect on July 1. From that date, first home buyers will be able to contribute up to $30,000 into their super fund towards a home deposit while downsizers can put up to $300,000 of the proceeds of selling the family home into super.