Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hi and welcome to the new Mentor1 blogsite

Well done.  You’ve found your way through to Mentor1’s new commentary blog.  From time to time, we’ll post our thoughts and guidance on current events, regulations and trends. You’ll also see under the “Latest News” blog, some of the top …

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Housing starts will build again

CAN the Australian housing market recover as it has in the past or is it different this time? Ask any foreign money manager what scares them about Australia’s stockmarket and they will invariably say the risk of a housing collapse …

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Surcharge on smokers a no go

Making private health insurance more expensive for those with unhealthy lifestyles isn’t as simple a fix as it sounds. As the federal government defends its plans to trim the private health cover rebate, saying it will mean only a small …

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Mini Money Matter: Instil good habits early

How do I do that? There are plenty of tips and each family is different, but the overwhelming consensus is that you start by talking openly about money with your children – making them part of the family finances. There …

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