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.
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Embrace the black swans • It doesn’t have to be all negative when an unexpected event comes along
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Retiring? Move shares into super
Simple tax rebate could narrow the super gap
Stop the trademark pirates
NEWS & VIEWS
Deadline extended if you’re registered
Fact file • James Chin Moody Co-founder and CEO of Sendle, the courier delivery disruptor Aged 44 and married with two children, he lives in Sydney
Thinking inside the box
Our cost of living in Australia is becoming ‘ridiculous’
NEED PAUL’S HELP?
Stubborn husband has dementia and is a target for scammers
ETFs are an excellent way to build up savings for a deposit
Be ready for a bumpy ride with occasional losses
Compare the performance before rolling over into a new fund
Destination Transported by music’s big hits • We can’t go there, but we can listen to the music inspired by these British locations.
Should I invest inside or outside super?
Love & money • Financial worries are a major cause of break-ups. But if couples find their money sweet spot, they can boost their finances and their relationship.
HOW TO FIND LOVE IN LOCKDOWN
“SNOWBALLING” CAN HELP CLEAR DEBT
SECRET SPENDING CAN DESTROY TRUST
LENDING TO ADULT KIDS: SEAL IT IN WRITING
In the baby business • While assisted reproduction can be a prolonged and expensive process, for many women it’s well worth it
Ease stress of divorce • When a couple decides to break up, some emotional and practical preparation can help them through the process
For richer or poorer • The health of your finances and relationship are more connected than they might appear
How to survive a breakdown • SME partners need to plan carefully when a personal relationship sours
When sibling rivalry turns nasty • Parents are asking for trouble if they play favourites when it comes to dividing up the estate
Lifecycle changes up a gear • Funds are refining the age-based approach that is designed to make retirement money last longer
Caution comes at a cost • Retirees who are too conservative with their life savings might be at risk of running out of money, so they need to strike the right balance
RETIREMENT INCOME IN THE SPOTLIGHT
WHEN LOSSES ARE LOCKED IN
Where it’s cheaper to buy than rent • Despite sky-high prices, homes are still affordable, thanks to ultra-low interest rates
Why rising prices make sense • As well as disrupting supply chains, lockdowns are limiting the supply of houses coming onto the market
Top 5 ways to add value • A memorable holiday experience can be the inspiration for a clever, on-budget update at home
Choose your style • While index funds have performed strongly over recent years, their actively managed rivals shouldn’t be written off
Inflation fears are overstated • Global ageing and inequality will keep interest rates low for a long time
3 FUNDS TO WATCH