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Grandchildren – yes, I am that old!

I have become a grandfather for the third time in the last week. My beautiful daughter gave birth to a very healthy 3kg boy, Edward Kyle. Very English I know - her wonderful ...
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Downsizing - is it for you?

Over the past six months, I have been receiving a lot of calls and emails from financial planners asking about the ability of people who sell their family home to contribute ...
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The uncertainty of retirement

A couple of weeks back, I wrote about the possible changes we could see to superannuation if the ALP is elected to Government at the next Federal Election - expected to be ...
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Insurance - protecting what you have

General insurance is a “boring” subject and not a matter we have discussed much over the last few years of Realise Your Dream, however, protecting what you have is just as ...
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Reality…it is easier giving advice as opposed to making decisions!

Two weeks ago, my mum pushed the alarm button on the medical necklace which she constantly wears around her neck. The organisation at the other end of this alarm followed the ...
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How expensive is retirement?

Regular readers will know that we often refer to the costs of living in retirement published by the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia and known as the ASFA ...
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