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Money Matters

Working towards the Retirement Nest Egg

According to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Retirement Standard, a single person will generally need $40,391 per year to fund a comfortable retirement, while retired couples need to generate an annual income of at at least $55,213. The AMP Retirement Adequacy Index shows the average Australian would need approx. $49,000 per year. The […]

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Something to consider

I went to the dentist recently for my annual checkup. Dr. Ridley is always interesting to chat to and this particular day he was keen to share some newly discovered ‘stats’……… We live in an area that is the nation’s highest consumer of Iced Coffee. Did you know that there is said to be the […]

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iPad Bookmarks and Other Matters.

My days are busy and I Love it that way. Sometimes though, my full days can get me into all sorts of predicaments, such as this…I was running late for my physio appointment (normal stuff) and upon entering the car, I felt and heard something that didn’t ‘feel right’. On investigation I discovered something a […]

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Apples should always be compared with Apples

Another bank has recently been chastised by ASIC over its advertising. Bankwest has agreed to change its credit card advertising in response to concerns raised by ASIC. The bank’s Breeze Mastercard was advertised as “Australia’s Cheapest Credit Card” based on an award from Money magazine. But the watchdog has said the award only compared the Bankwest product to credit cards offered by other banks.

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