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Tracking Spending Saves Big

01 May 2017 | SMH

Four Australians who tracked their spending for an experiment have each identified hundreds of dollars a month they can save by cutting back on small purchases. 


Why is it so hard to overcome bias in decision-making? Becasue you're human

04 January 2017 | World Economic Forum

humanThere are tons of cognitive biases that affect our daily decision-making.


Five biggest mistakes people make saving for retirement

31 December 2016 | The Age

ETFSaving for retirement is a multi-decade investing venture, even for those approaching retirement. Indeed, actuaries in 2015 stated that there is a 70 per cent chance that one of a 65-year-old couple will reach 90 years old, meaning that even retirement is a multi-decade investing proposition.


When is a retiree rich?

27 May 2015 |

RichA million dollars may sound like a lot of money. But when you look at the income you get, especially in an environment of low interest rates, it is not.


How to avoid gambling

10 May 2015 | David James

Casino It is often thought that investment is a gamble. It should not be. There is risk, but the risk can be managed and embraced.


Layer upon layer upon layer ...

16 March 2015 | David James

LayerThe push to get better returns from "smart beta" is creating a proliferation of computer driven trading strategies. It is a kind of robot-driven bubble.


Are investors their own worst enemy?

15 March 2015 | David James

Worst EnemyThe problem with human psychology is that it can get in the way of rational decision making. It is something to remember for those who have a DIY super fund.


SMSFs look abroad

22 February 2015 |

Going global Analysis by the SMSFA suggests that as the global economy recovers, trustees are looking overseas.


The risks of 'cheap' shares

04 December 2014 |

Danger"Buy on weakness" is a common stock broker recommendation. But are there dangers in purchasing shares when they have fallen? Some research suggests so.


Don't panic

03 December 2014 |

PanicInvestors have a tendency to panic when markets become volatile. They can easily become become their own worst enemy.


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