Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rate cut finally has positive impact

In an article in The Advisor by Jessica Darnbrough is says that The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to cut the cash rate in May is finally starting to have a positive impact on consumers, with confidence on the rise once more. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment rose by 4.7 per cent in […]

Is it in the budget?

‘Budgeting” has to be one of the least appealing words in our vocabulary, but if you’re looking to take control of your finances you need to budget. It’s that simple. While most people squirm at the concept, it doesn’t have to be that painful. In fact, if done correctly, creating and sticking to a realistic […]