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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Notes to a younger self • If there’s one lesson to be learnt about money and investing, it’s that the sooner you start the better
How you can benefit in the open banking era
NEWS & VIEWS
Thwart the identity thieves
Gen Y and Z take a DIY route
“If I splurge on anything it would be a helicopter. At one stage I owned three.”
Time is on their side
Relationships feel the pandemic pressure
Renovators still hard at it
Borrowers start to pay more
CBA joins the crypto club
Small caps go big
Atlassian still flying high after a ‘ripper’ result
BUY Waypoint (WPR) • The Intelligent Investor Gaurav Sodhi
Boys’ club meets its match
Is it too late for us to buy a home?
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NEED PAUL’S HELP?
Our tax system is reformed in the wake of the pandemic • It’s a political minefield, but something needs to be done as the population ages
Under unhealthy influences • Hidden persuaders take away our ability to make true choices, encouraging us to jump to conclusions
How to fight the negative influences
Do the sums before upgrading • If you’re in the market for new equipment, tax concessions are just one thing to consider
Charity begins at home - with the kids • This is a good time of year to begin teaching young people about the importance of giving to others
CONNECTING WITH THE HOMELESS
Join the race for space • Commercial property boomed during the pandemic and the good times are set to roll into the new year, with the beleaguered office making a comeback
KEY TRENDS TO TARGET IN 2022
Plan it before you jump in • A backyard pool is a big investment, so nail down all the details first to ensure the dream of family fun comes true
Housing’s $9 trillion question • Experts predict prices will keep rising, but they’ve been wrong before
Inflation returns from the dead • It is a case of be careful what you wish for now that bigger-than-expected numbers are showing up
Stapling ends the huge waste • Aussies will save $2.8 billion over the next 10 years as unnecessary fees and premiums are ditched
AVOID THE TRAP: CHECK THE DEFINITIONS
Classics will stay in fashion • While every investor needs a collection of timeless basics, it can be profitable to occasionally splash out on the latest hot trend
Get set for the ESG rush • The transition to carbon neutrality will trigger a surge in big projects – and opportunities for investors
3 FUNDS TO WATCH
Put a mask on your portfolio • It’s been an incredible 18 months. Now is the time to prepare for the next leg of the journey.
It’s as solid as a brick • Even if the pandemic really is a once-in-a-century event, it’s prudent to always hold a diversified portfolio
’Tis the season to be sceptical • The so-called Santa Claus rally – which relies on past statistics to predict the future – is more fluff than insight
THE BEST OF THE Best 2022
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