• Save or repay: Which do you choose? Part 1

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    If a mortgage isn't the biggest debt you'll ever have in your life, then it's certainly up there. While the financial benefits of owning property are well known, it doesn't change the fact that paring down your home loan debt can be hard going. …

  • The 'what' and the 'why' of trauma insurance

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    When it comes to wealth creation, anyone on the street can tell you the importance of creating a budget, making the right investments and having a solid financial strategy in place. But even if you grow your wealth to a sufficiently …

  • Digital estate planning, part 1: Caught in the web

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    The arrival of the digital revolution changed the way we live: From how we find information, to how we communicate and connect with each other, and even how we manage our finances, the existence of the internet has made things simpler and more …

  • Your 40-something financial checklist

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    By the time you make it to your 40s, it's likely you've got numerous milestones behind you. You've probably bought a house, had children and hopefully paid off some of your other, niggling debts - credit cards, the student loan and others. …

  • Your 30-something financial checklist

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    Upon hitting your 30s, you're a little older and a little wiser than before - at least in theory. The key to living up to that expectation is engaging in some financial planning and making sure you tick off a few financial goals by the end of this …

  • Your 20-something financial checklist

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    You'll find that every new decade of your life brings with it a new set of needs, concerns and aims, whether it's in terms of your living situation or even romance. This is no different when it comes to your finances. Regardless of whether …

  • Top 3 common mistakes when saving for retirement

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    If there's one thing you want to get right, it's saving for your retirement. You only get one, and you want be sure that when you're ready to enjoy those well deserved years of leisure, it all goes smoothly. Yet when undertaking such a …