Regrets .. I’ve had a few

This is one of the lines from Frank Sinatra’s classic “I did it my way” and it’s one of the most popular songs sung at funerals. It’s certainly true that many people go to their graves with regrets, but if you think about it, it’s […]

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It’s hard to be relaxed

My wife and I recently returned from a visit to Sydney during which we spent a lot of time on the city’s excellent underground train system. Before going to Sydney I read an article about Australians being the second highest users of antidepressants in the […]

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The Banking Royal Commission is a game changer

The combination of the Royal Commission and the recently published report by the Productivity Commission about superannuation funds means that this time there won’t be a return to “business as usual” in super funds and financial planning businesses. While there have been media reports of […]

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Your money or your life

Peter was a retired State Government employee who, with his wife, had a comfortable, but not substantial pension from his super fund, plus a couple of hundred dollars per month from the aged pension. While they certainly weren’t wealthy, Peter was worried that their funds […]

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