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.
A leap in confidence
Letter of the month
What's the thrifty but nifty buy you've got your eye on this summer?
Lessons from my 100 lunches • Twelve years into her new life in Australia, Kaley Chu realised a series of strangers held the key to her financial freedom
Benefits of non-bank lenders
Talking saves a relationship
PODCAST OF THE MONTH
Need help? • Useful numbers and websites
Energy bills drive solar demand
Find a penny and call the auctioneer
HOLD Nick Scali (NCK) The Intelligent Investor Graham Witcomb
In a league of their own
Your cash won't last long in a 'simple' bank account • Jim is expecting a $900k compensation payout, which has to fund the rest of his life
Fraudsters will have juicier targets • Jackie, 66, is worried because her personal details were stolen in the Optus hack
It's likely you'll be slugged by CGT • Judi bought a property for her sons a decade ago and now wants to transfer ownership to them
We have $100k invested - should we sell now or hang on? • James plans to spend $500k renovating his home in 18 to 24 months
Am I putting too much into super?
Winning strategy • A unique concave, walnut chessboard with magnetic pieces that adds another dimension to the game.
Aussie dollar takes a real dive against the US dollar
'Tis the season for fun and games • Keep the kids entertained during the holidays with activities that range from the active to the creative - and they're usually free
Party on … it's good for us • Social interaction improves our mood and health, and even helps us live longer
Why a website is a must • It pays to build your online shopfront on “land” that you own, rather than risk the vagaries of social media
Projects for for the holidays • Summertime is on your side, so draw up a list of priorities, then tackle them one by one
Doors open for first-timers • Although house prices remain high, there are ways to clear the 20% deposit hurdle
Traps for borrowers to avoid • Would-be home buyers are feeling the pressure as banks toughen their requirements in response to rising interests rates
HOW TO FIND A GOOD MORTGAGE BROKER
‘Good’ is in the eye of the beholder • Sustainable investing can be a tough balancing act as the world transitions to a low-carbon future
HOW THE FUNDS ARE ASSESSED
Sticky and dangerous • With inflation set to stay high for years, investors should brace their portfolios for continuing supply and demand shocks
3 FUNDS TO WATCH
Don't fall for the hype • It's a worthy cause providing accommodation for the disabled - but it's fraught with risk for small investors
CSL brings down an iron curtain • A change in the way the biotech giant reports its earnings will make it harder to see what's really going on
When dividends return the love • Look for a stable, growing business that can sustain a sensible payout
Enjoy life's true riches • It's the journey that matters, not the destination, so if you don't enjoy investing, let someone else do it for you
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