Compound interest: How to grow your money

Compound interest: How to grow your money

Einstein has repeatedly said that compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. While it may appear complicated, it’s actually a relatively simple concept that can accomplish extraordinary things over time. What is compound interest? Compound interest...
Five things to look for in a great super fund

Five things to look for in a great super fund

If you stay with the default super fund provided by your employer there’s a chance you’ll miss out on thousands in super.  It makes sense to take a close look at your current super fund and consider whether your money could be working harder elsewhere. If you still...
Top 10 side hustles you can start now

Top 10 side hustles you can start now

Make extra money with a side hustle Money might not buy happiness, but it’s always nice to have a little more of it. The average pay check usually goes straight towards the necessities – buying groceries, paying bills, or perhaps funnelling away funds for a first home...
Stuck in the middle: money management tips for the sandwich generation

Stuck in the middle: money management tips for the sandwich generation

If you’re trying to balance more than one generation in your family, you may be struggling financially as well as emotionally. The good news is there are things you can do to help yourself, as well as everyone else. The feeling that there isn’t enough time in the day...
A proven way to build wealth

A proven way to build wealth

By Tony Kaye, Senior Personal Finance Writer, Vanguard Australia When it comes to investing, nothing speaks louder than actual results. The 2021 Vanguard Index Chart shows what investors would have achieved over 30 years from a starting balance of $10,000 invested...
Four steps to plan for a better retirement

Four steps to plan for a better retirement

Many investors concentrate on building their nest egg during their working lives to pay or help pay for their retirement but fail to give enough attention to planning for a retirement that may last 25 years or longer. A lack of retirement planning makes retirees more...