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1 Life Financial Planning is in Denham, Western Australia

Planning your finances is important, but so is planning holidays, that is what finances are for. Paul has been collecting some reading material for the office coffee table. Arrive early Read the full article …

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e-bike Service

Too busy making money to talk about money ? Paul can come to you. Combining years of mountain bike and cyclocross experience with e-bike power. Dodging road obstacles to help Read the full article …

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2018 Budget Update

Your federal budget update is here – Fedbudget

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What a Colourful outfit !

 Intense concentration is required to pick the fastest line through these rocks. The seconds saved add up to minutes over a three hour race. Much like when we manage your Read the full article …

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The Power of Cashflow and Asset Modelling

  Our clients will know that we love preparing cash flow and asset models for them, updating and discussing these can often be the central topic of our review meetings. Read the full article …

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Reduction in Concessional Super Contribution Limits from 1st July 2017

As you may well be aware from 1 July 2017 there have been a number of changes to superannuation. One change that may impact you is the reduction in the Read the full article …

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New Cycling Kit

We are pleased to announce our new 1Life cycling kit has arrived. We will be in touch to deliver these over the coming weeks. We do plan another batch in Read the full article …

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Winter Connect Newsletter

Here is a link to our latest newsletter WMA-22002 Connect – Winter 2017 v3 – 1 Life – WEB

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Active Retirement Seminar

A reminder to RSVP for our active retirement seminar next Tuesday (21st March). To help inspire you we have uploaded a recent holiday snap send to us by client Graham, Read the full article …

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Sailing with the Tides

Why having a financial plan is like sailing-with-the-tides ?

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Experiences vs Security

Many people would like to travel more and add to their life experiences, but they don’t want to give up their financial security. Is there a way of striking a Read the full article …

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The New Retirement

Increasingly, retirement is not about stopping paid work but about working differently. People are looking for ways of staying stimulated and making a contribution, while adding to their budgets. In Read the full article …

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When Shares Go on Sale – A look back at previous market corrections and the returns after this

Some good historical data here on previous market corrections, the odds are now in your favour ! http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/02/when-global-stocks-go-on-sale/

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Financial Gurus

Financial TV panels regularly feature self-styled “market gurus” who use often eye-popping forecasts to attract attention to their services. The attraction of these talking heads to the media is they Read the full article …

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Speculating Vs Investing

Consistently picking stocks that outperform the market is a nice idea. In theory, that is. More details HERE    

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Australia Still a Lucky Country

The Reserve Bank of Australia has been leading efforts locally for people to focus on the many strengths of our economy. In a recent speech, Deputy Governor Philip Lowe said Read the full article …

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Dimensional Fund Advisors

Based in Austin, Texas, Dimensional is a fund management company with a unique selling point, namely that everything it does is based not on speculation but on solid evidence. It’s Read the full article …

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Australian Economy – Better than it looks

Just in case you need some cheering up it is not all that bad outside of mining, as shown HERE

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Five Things Investors Should Not Be Doing Now

Below is a link to an article on what investors should not be doing now. http://blogs.wsj.com/briefly/2015/08/21/5-things-investors-shouldnt-do-now/ As point three of the article notes now is when it pays to be Read the full article …

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Oil prices and Greece – how are they affecting investment markets?

Investment markets constantly provide many topics of interest to discuss. Here we comment on two themes that have been of recent interest: oil prices and the Greek renegotiation. Oil prices Read the full article …

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Planning for your beneficiaries

Have you nominated your children as beneficiaries to your super fund account? If so, you may have inadvertently exposed their super inheritance to future legal proceedings. Consider this scenario. Jane Read the full article …

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The three stages of retirement

Australians are living longer than ever before. So it’s important to be financially ready for retirement – and the changes to your lifestyle along the way. While it’s great that Read the full article …

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Five keys to a happy retirement

PERMA is an acronym that describes five conditions that positive psychologists say will lead to ‘authentic happiness’ at any age. Think of PERMA as the values that you should have Read the full article …

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Preparing your mind for retirement

Bruce and Marianne had planned for their retirement about five years before Bruce was ready to leave his job as a school principal. Many of their friends were either retired Read the full article …

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