Chris Balalovski, Chairman of the Self-Managed Independent Superannuation Funds Association (SISFA), speaks up for the interests of thousands of trustees and industry to Governement. SISFA helps self directed investors with SMSF structures maintain high professional standards through its professional membership and public education iniatives.
30 years of worry is a long time to be correctly diagnosed. Kimberly Miles became passionate about natural health and healing as she set out to find the root cause of her symptoms. The findings will surprise you.
There are many ways to make money. It takes good teachers that have the rungs on the board that will give you the best education. Sean Allison sort out the best in the world to learn options trading. He has became successful in his own right and now teaches others.
Jim Rhoan said, "If you don't have a plan then you will become part of someone else's plan". What is your vision for your life? Todd Tresidder prioritised building wealth in his life and was able to retire the first time at 35. One size financial planning does not fit all.
Whether you are a collector, an investor or you just don't trust the government people buy gold for different reasons. Peter Hugg, Kitco Metals, discusses the various types of personalities that buy gold and what attracts them to the different ways you can own gold.
It may not be a well know but a reverse mortgage is seen as a viable option in retirement to top up your funds. Andrew Ford, from Heartland Seniors Finance, explains how seniors are using this finance option to give peace of mind.
Do self-directed investors have the necessary experience to do the research to make informed investing decision? Are you better off using an expert analyst to safeguard your money? Roger Montgomery, founder and Chief Investment Officer of Montgomery Investment Management, answers these questions and shares his analysis of the strong market.
Many of us dream of owning our own home. Most of us don’t have the money and borrow to achieve that goal. We use an investment strategy called margin lending. The borrower uses the asset you buy as security for the loan. This old financial technique can also be used to buy shares or managed funds with the aim of increasing the investment value over time.
We learn a lot when we listen to others that have been there and done that. It can take years to come up win a successful winning investing strategy. Sit back and enjoy listening to a summary of the experts that have shared their investing secrets in 2017.
A glimpse of the past can prepare us to look forward to what's ahead. That is why I am focusing on reflections on life stories that have been covered with the guest's I have interviewed this year. How to build a better future by taking a glimpse of the past.
Even experienced investors like hanging out in a group. There is always something to learn. Where better than to join a mastermind group where you can hangout with likeminded people and share your knowledge. The Bottom Feeding investor group is putting some fun back into investing.
Isolation is one of the key issues that we face as we age. Women more than men will be in this predicament as women tend to outlive their male partners. Are you rattling around in that big house on your own? Are you interested in ageing with people of similar interests? Lew Bowers from PDX Commons, a senior co-housing project in Portland, Oregon, explains how this new concept works.
Have you been frustrated in your efforts to buy overseas shares? Matthew Leibowitz used his experience running a Trading Team in Chicago to set up a simple way to buy overseas shares with his new online shop called Stake. Buying overseas has never been easier or cheaper.
It is never too late to start a life plan. It can be as simple as taking a pen in hand and record your satisfaction with each area of your life now. Compare your results with a perfect wheel. Now you have a starting point you will see what you need to work on to create more balance in your life.
We are all facing longevity risk. And that is why it is imperative that we make a conscious effort to save more money while we are still working. Life expectancy has continued to increase with the females now aged 65 expected to live to 87.1 and a 65-year-old male can expect to live to 84.2 according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Retirement can be about compromise. One of the reasons for disagreement is deciding where to live in retirement. Tricia Pimental, author and the Portuguese correspondent for International Living, was convinced by her husband to move to Portugal. Listen to how it has turned out for them.
We have been the family taxi driver, the principal caregiver, the chief cook and bottle washer and regardless of our financial situation from age 60, it is our time to lead that life of our dreams. We need to be in control of our own destinies. A way to do this is to follow our passions, passions we have long subdued. Barbara Strickland reveals how she has followed her desire to express thoughts in writing and became an author and blogger.
When a major, unexpected event takes place that puts all that we value in jeopardy we are mostly not prepared. Those are perhaps the lucky ones. Some of us get no warning, no second chance. The circumstance can also force us to search for a new path. My guest today, Kathy Fettke, was lucky, the doctors were wrong about her husband's melanoma. Together they went on to found the Real Wealth Network, member-based, that provides education to create Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate portfolios.
What do you do when your life is so busy that you continually feel stressed out? Is your health suffering and you just don’t seem to be able to take the time to get better? A more peaceful life can be achieved by Retiring Overseas. Today's guest, Rachel Devlin, the Chiang Mai correspondent for International Living Australia, did just that.
Today's guest on episode 45 is Chuck Bolotin and he has a background in economics so he's used to looking at numbers and he was interested in finding a better place to live for less money and started to look for websites for information about places to retire overseas. He was unhappy with the results he was getting, so he decided to create a web site, a platform, where people could come and get credible information about living overseas before he actually went overseas himself.
Baby boomers may become the generation that could spend longer in retirement than they did working. What if you could have a "number" for your possible longevity to work towards? How better could your planning be if you knew that age you could look forward to living?
My guest today, Paul Engeman from Ainslie Bullion, believes that we should be aware of what true financial diversification means and what could happen when you have all your investing eggs in the one basket. Episode 43 on Retire Well Retire Happy podcast show is about showing a way to be truly diversified.
When you have had a few knocks in your life and get to retirement age it can be hard to start again financially. If you can't control your income then you can control your expenses by finding places to live overseas that will make your money last longer. Jeff Wilken has had to reinvent himself a few times and combined that with his wanderlust of living in different places.
Investing can be scary for some. There is a element of risk with any investments. For those that want to be able to sleep at night than bonds are in an asset class to allow you to do that. Elizabeth Moran works for FIIG, the fixed income specialists, and will help demystify the bond market for us today
Everyone wants to know the secret. We want the inside knowledge on how to achieve what they have been dreaming about say a happy retirement. Retirement is up to us and on todays show I have Kathy Kline from Rock Your Retirement podcast show to share the Lifestyle secrets that Kathy has learned. Listen as Kathy and Ann Nelson swap stories and secrets with on todays Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast.