As adults we might like to think that story time is over, But it isnt
The number of young adults living in the family home well into adulthood is growing.
The Liberal/National Party Coalition has been returned to government, as Australians chose continuity over change and cautious economic management over Labor’s ambitious reform agenda.
But there’s a form of stress on the rise that’s potentially affecting Australians much more regularly and seriously than getting butterflies before giving a speech. It’s a different type of stress to… well… stress about.
Our upbringings hugely influence the attitudes we have towards money. Did you observe your parents working hard to put food on the table? Was money a cause of conflict in your household? Was it spent freely, or were budgets obeyed?
How can we make sure procrastination is not getting in the way of us achieving our goals? Understanding the mental mechanisms at play is a good place to start.
The truth is, those that achieve financial success don’t usually do so by encountering a sudden windfall. Rather, they have in place a set of small habits that allow them to work towards their dreams.
You may have little control over being caught up in a round of redundancies or experiencing the fallout of an international trade war. But you can choose to manage your finances in a way that lets you keep your head above water come what may.
Most of us dream of the day we can stop working and start ticking off our bucket list and superannuation is likely to be a major source of your retirement income.
Investing on your own? Investing success might come down to how well you adhere to these three core philosophies.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has delivered a ‘back in the black’ Budget aimed squarely at voters, stressing the Morrison Government’s commitment to financial discipline and low taxes.