Tag: Marion Kilsby

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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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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So, which decade is that Hun?

My gorgeous Trev, recently had his 57th Birthday. (I don’t think he’ll mind I said that.) A discussion arose with me stating that Trev was now in his 6th decade. He wouldn’t have a bar of it and doggedly persisted he was still in his 5th decade. He couldn’t get a handle on the fact […]

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Welcome to Midas Money Matters.

Today isn’t just any Thursday, but the day that marks the birth of the Midas Money Matters Blog. Does that mean we’re now in our first decade of blogging, or are we simply moving towards that? It was a Q such as this that I recently put to my Husband (and Practice Manager) Trev. His thoughts were ‘interesting’ to say the least.

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