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Fine Tuning Your Mortgage

Fine Tuning Your Mortgage

Many people (like me) take out a mortgage when we buy a house and then forget about it. It’s only when interest rates rise or fall do we consider the impact on our wallets and take another look.  Recently I decided to consolidate 3 loans I had taken out and I enlisted the help of Rob Projevski, the Founder of Australian Mortgage Options and a regular on the Daily Drive Radio Show. Rob had... read more>
Surviving Divorce, Financially Speaking!

Surviving Divorce, Financially Speaking!

In a perfect world, a marriage would last a lifetime. Unfortunately, that is not the reality for nearly half the population according to ABS stats.  I know from first hand experience that the emotional turmoil of a split can be extremely difficult but then having to unravel your finances with your partner can be just as devastating and time-consuming. My marriage ended quite suddenly ten ... read more>
The Most Difficult Parent-Child Conversation of all?

The Most Difficult Parent-Child Conversation of all?

People often feel anxious and guilty when it comes to discussing aged care options with their family members. Maybe you’ve noticed that mum or dad are not coping as well around the house. Maybe they are getting forgetful. What if they have a fall at home and no one is there? The first obstacle to starting this conversation is your guilt. No-one wants to be the person who says to an elderl... read more>
Are You A Typical Older Australian?

Are You A Typical Older Australian?

The Australian Institute of Health and Wellbeing has just released it’s latest report into older Australians - have a look below and see how you compare. Their definition of “older” for the purpose of the survey is people over 65… In 2016, approximately 3.7 million people (15% of Australia’s total population) were aged 65 and over. The stats show we’re healthy, financially in a good p... read more>
Molly's Top 1000

Molly's Top 1000

Last weekend on the MAX Channel (in case you missed it), Aussie music legend Molly Meldrum counted down the Top 1000 songs of all time.  On our Daily Drive show the week prior we interviewed Molly about the list but trying to get him to reveal anything on the list was like getting blood from a (rolling) stone. I have a theory that music is subjective…my favourite may not necessarily be yo... read more>