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Money Magazine

Feb 01 2022
Magazine

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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Our tax system has turned into a ‘monster’

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CORRECTION

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What are you planning to do better this year?

Money Australia

Invest in yourself • A better-paying job, coupled with disciplined saving, can make a big difference to your long-term wealth

NEWS & VIEWS

Tax net tightens on the sharing economy

Guarantors can reduce risk

Cut through the confusion

NEWS BITES

NEWS & VIEWS

MY MONEY

PROPERTY

INVESTING

SHARES

Fact file Casey Flint • Associate at private equity firm Square Peg; aged 26; lives in Sydney’s Kirribilli

Something ventured, something gained

NEED PAUL’S HELP?

Q&A

SMART SPENDING

WINE SPOTLIGHT • 2021 Wickhams Road Yarra Valley Pinot Noir $19.99

SPLURGE • 2020 Sevenhill ‘Open Range’ Grenache $80

WEBFIND

PAUL’S VERDICT

What’s the best way to pay for renovations?

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IT’S NOT OVER YET • WHILE 2022 IS LIKELY TO BE A MORE “NORMAL” YEAR, PROPERTY PRICES WILL RISE STRONGLY IN MANY AREAS

OTHER STATES AND TERRITORIES

HOW TO STAY AFLOAT IN RISING TIDES • INVESTORS WHO DON’T WANT TO BE CAUGHT NAKED SHOULD PREPARE FOR A NUMBER OF POSSIBLE UPHEAVALS LOOMING IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS

WHAT TO WATCH IN 2022

STANDOUT SHARES

Welcome to our new column

Should I stay or should I go? • Here are four rules to help you make one of life’s most challenging decisions

In search of a better deal • When switching mortgage providers, take the time to ensure the new offer is as good as it looks

Are you missing out?

Is now the time to fix?

A top-up can do the trick • Thanks to booming values, more homeowners have the option of financing a renovation or extension by increasing their mortgage

How to beat a brain freeze • The inability to make a decision can leave your finances in a wreck

Three ways to improve decision-making

Strike while the tools are hot • Tradies who are keen to run their own show are perfectly placed to cash in on the country’s building boom

How to go it alone

Blueprint for a happy blended household • Everyone needs to be clear about where they stand – financially as well as emotionally – in a combined household

To be safe, work through this checklist

Boost your buying power • Teaming up with a family member or friend can beat the affordability challenge

Agreement helps protect everyone

Special loan can be an option

5 hazards in co-buying

Think about personal insurances

How it works: an aunt comes to the rescue

Let the experts do the work • Professionally managed trusts provide income and diversification for a modest outlay

Keep the costs under control • No detail is too small if you want your dream to be realised on time and on budget

How to prepare a budget

When retirees change their minds • More older people are turning their backs on “the dream” and going back to work

Enjoy your job and boost savings

You find yourself in a dud super fund • How to know what to look for in a super fund and when it’s time to move on to greener pastures

Get off to a smart start • If you are clear about the basics of investing – including tax and...


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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.

Follow the routine that works

Our tax system has turned into a ‘monster’

Feedback

CORRECTION

SUBSCRIBE

What are you planning to do better this year?

Money Australia

Invest in yourself • A better-paying job, coupled with disciplined saving, can make a big difference to your long-term wealth

NEWS & VIEWS

Tax net tightens on the sharing economy

Guarantors can reduce risk

Cut through the confusion

NEWS BITES

NEWS & VIEWS

MY MONEY

PROPERTY

INVESTING

SHARES

Fact file Casey Flint • Associate at private equity firm Square Peg; aged 26; lives in Sydney’s Kirribilli

Something ventured, something gained

NEED PAUL’S HELP?

Q&A

SMART SPENDING

WINE SPOTLIGHT • 2021 Wickhams Road Yarra Valley Pinot Noir $19.99

SPLURGE • 2020 Sevenhill ‘Open Range’ Grenache $80

WEBFIND

PAUL’S VERDICT

What’s the best way to pay for renovations?

Ask your question

IT’S NOT OVER YET • WHILE 2022 IS LIKELY TO BE A MORE “NORMAL” YEAR, PROPERTY PRICES WILL RISE STRONGLY IN MANY AREAS

OTHER STATES AND TERRITORIES

HOW TO STAY AFLOAT IN RISING TIDES • INVESTORS WHO DON’T WANT TO BE CAUGHT NAKED SHOULD PREPARE FOR A NUMBER OF POSSIBLE UPHEAVALS LOOMING IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS

WHAT TO WATCH IN 2022

STANDOUT SHARES

Welcome to our new column

Should I stay or should I go? • Here are four rules to help you make one of life’s most challenging decisions

In search of a better deal • When switching mortgage providers, take the time to ensure the new offer is as good as it looks

Are you missing out?

Is now the time to fix?

A top-up can do the trick • Thanks to booming values, more homeowners have the option of financing a renovation or extension by increasing their mortgage

How to beat a brain freeze • The inability to make a decision can leave your finances in a wreck

Three ways to improve decision-making

Strike while the tools are hot • Tradies who are keen to run their own show are perfectly placed to cash in on the country’s building boom

How to go it alone

Blueprint for a happy blended household • Everyone needs to be clear about where they stand – financially as well as emotionally – in a combined household

To be safe, work through this checklist

Boost your buying power • Teaming up with a family member or friend can beat the affordability challenge

Agreement helps protect everyone

Special loan can be an option

5 hazards in co-buying

Think about personal insurances

How it works: an aunt comes to the rescue

Let the experts do the work • Professionally managed trusts provide income and diversification for a modest outlay

Keep the costs under control • No detail is too small if you want your dream to be realised on time and on budget

How to prepare a budget

When retirees change their minds • More older people are turning their backs on “the dream” and going back to work

Enjoy your job and boost savings

You find yourself in a dud super fund • How to know what to look for in a super fund and when it’s time to move on to greener pastures

Get off to a smart start • If you are clear about the basics of investing – including tax and...


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