Money magazine helps you manage your finances by cutting through the jargon to deliver clear and precise information to help you save money and make the most of your investments. Each issue, you'll enjoy credible, well-researched reports and expert commentary from some of Australia's most respected financial writers.
Dust off the cobwebs
Letter of the month
How will you spend your tax refund?
IN YOUR INTEREST • If we really could time the market we’d all be billionaires
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
How Australians could have saved $150m • Check the numbers before transferring money overseas
Hold your nerve on shares
Investors value ethics, too
TOUGH CUSTOMER: CHASING A BETTER DEAL FOR BATTLERS • Melbourne University Press, $34.99
How Aussies stay connected
APP OF THE MONTH • GIFTSTER COST: FREE OS: IOS 10.0 OR LATER, ANDROID 4.0.3 AND UP
TAX TIP • Compensation could be taxed
Girls just want to have funds
Home loan borrowers doubt ‘good’ deals
Mortgage remains a big burden
Housing market slow to respond
Conflict takes its toll
Glimpse of the future spurs the urge to save
Payouts are slow to grow
Star Entertainment (SGR) • The Intelligent Investor Graham Witcomb
Living and learning
How to pay the mortgage and invest at the same time • Even with loan repayments, it’s still possible to invest to boost your wealth
It’s a strong start but borrowing even more could pay off • Jonathan is a wealth management partner at HLB Mann Judd in Sydney and has expertise in wealth accumulation strategies and personal tax planning.
Hold onto shares • Nathan has 20 years’ investment experience and is head of research and portfolio management at Intelligent Investor.
Count the costs • Caroline is a mortgage broker with Mortgage Choice in Fortitude Valley in Queensland as well as the author of Buy That House – How Kickass Women Make it Happen.
NEED PAUL’S HELP?
Should we buy a business or house?
EARN AN EXTRA $ 7k P.A. Ramp up your income with a side hustle • Whether you need to top up your household budget or you’re saving for a big holiday, a part-time or casual job could be the answer. And for budding entrepreneurs it can be the pathway to an exciting new career or business. Here we explain how to make it happen, and our case studies share the secrets of their success.
State of the nation
In a more caring world • Costs are forecast to increase, so it pays to know your way around the numbers
Make friends with your fund • Digital technology means it’s easier than ever to know whether you’re on track with your retirement savings
Decode your annual statement • Your annual super statement has arrived. These are the things to check
Plan for the best • You can avoid any nasty family dramas if you carefully consider what should happen to your estate
When the support runs out • Divorced women in particular can struggle with their kids’ living costs
Make it easy for young savers • Convenience can be just as important as interest rates and penalties
The true horror of Halloween • The fun hides what we should really be worried about: the fear of saving
Three ways to celebrate World Savings Day
For the love of fashion • Join the fun by renting out your designer outfit for a special occasion
AT A GLANCE
Avoid another DIY disaster • Planning your reno properly will add value long term
Hard work pays off in a ‘barnyard blitz’
Protect your home from...