Materialism vs Minimalism: The Balancing Act

For the majority of us, life is a constant battle between wants and needs. Those who live a minimalistic lifestyle take pride in ‘appreciating the simple things in life’ whereas those with lots of ‘things’ can be found driving around in a nice car, though their bank account tells them they shouldn’t be. This article … Continue reading Materialism vs Minimalism: The Balancing Act

You can now use your Superannuation to buy your first home… sort of.

In a surprise move by the Libs, First Home Buyers will effectively be able to ‘Salary Sacrifice’ to Superannuation to save for a home deposit. The proposed changes in the budget released on the 9th of May means Australians will be allowed to make up to $30,000 worth of voluntary contributions (capped at $15,000 per … Continue reading You can now use your Superannuation to buy your first home… sort of.

Purchasing a Home to Live in – Think with Your Heart or Your Head?

Whether you’re buying your first home or your fifth home, purchasing a new home is always an exciting time. But there’s always a constant battle between buying with your heart or buying with your head! Purchasing with your head The ‘buying with your head’ questions you may ask yourself when looking at a property are … Continue reading Purchasing a Home to Live in – Think with Your Heart or Your Head?