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Women & money – facts about unique financial challenges faced by women

Women & money – facts about unique financial challenges faced by women

Team Maddern
27/Aug/2015
Sound familar? Visit the Moneysmart Women’s money toolkit for guidance on managing your money or contact Maddern Financial Advisers here to arrange a complimentary appointment with an independent financial adviser. Sources: 1. ASFA, Superannuation Statistics for 2011/2012 (May 2014) 2. ASIC’s MoneySmart Credit card debt clock (May 2015) 3. Council of Australian Governments (21 Oct 2013), […]
Keep perspective, not panic; professional investors believe we are in a normal correction.

Keep perspective, not panic; professional investors believe we are in a normal correction.

Team Maddern
25/Aug/2015
You may have been watching the market fluctuate over the past week. We thought that we would take a few moments to outline some of the key points as to what has been happening with the market. Firstly, it is important to remember that investment markets move in cycles and negative corrections are a completely […]
Insights on Gen Y financial decision making

Insights on Gen Y financial decision making

Team Maddern
20/Aug/2015
Generation Y are more likely to seek financial advice from a friend or family member than a professional, according to research conducted by RaboDirect. At the same time, Gen Y is the most trusting of financial planners as a source of financial advice of all the generations. However, cost appears to be the biggest hindrance to enlisting the help of a qualified financial planner, […]
August 2015 Australian Economy Snapshot

August 2015 Australian Economy Snapshot

Team Maddern
14/Aug/2015
Source: RBA   
How are global financial events impacting your investment decisions

How are global financial events impacting your investment decisions

Team Maddern
12/Aug/2015
It’s hard not to get caught up in the financial news headlines and wonder what the best approach could be for investors here in Australia. All Western eyes have been fixated on the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, which began in 2009, depleting the income of many Greeks. Unemployment has increased, and elections and resignations of political leaders has completely transformed the country’s political landscape. […]
4 ways to trim your small business overheads

4 ways to trim your small business overheads

Team Maddern
06/Aug/2015
We know that in small business, times can be tough, and saving a few dollars here and there can equate to thousands and even tens of thousands over the course of the year. Lowering your expenses can mean more money to reinvest back into the business, or even better – more money in your pocket! […]
Beware of fake ATO phone calls

Beware of fake ATO phone calls

Team Maddern
27/Jul/2015
In recent times, we have heard a disturbing increase in the number of stories from both clients and colleagues alike, regarding phone scams involving perpetrators claiming to be from the ATO. The most recent aggressive scam attempts are from people who are phoning home phone or mobile numbers and trying to force victims into paying […]
Financial Advice from the worlds most successful investor

Financial Advice from the worlds most successful investor

Team Maddern
16/Jul/2015
Warren Buffett is an investing genius.  He made his first investment purchase when he was just 11 years old, and his fortune is estimated to be at $63 billion. The Oracle of Omaha is one of the most influential businessmen in the world — and, may actually be the most frugal; the billionaire once complained that “most toys are just […]
8 ways to overhaul your finances in 2015

8 ways to overhaul your finances in 2015

Team Maddern
09/Jul/2015
The start of a new financial is the ideal time to give your finances a makeover. It doesn’t matter whether you’re young and saving for your first home, a single or double income family with children in education; or a retiree – everyone can benefit from rethinking their financial and lifestyle goals once in a […]
Prestigious awards program names Maddern Financial a finalist

Prestigious awards program names Maddern Financial a finalist

Team Maddern
01/Jul/2015
Maddern Financial Advisers have been named a finalist in the Independent Financial Adviser Excellence Awards for 2015. The Melbourne financial firm has been named a finalist in the Group Awards (Boutique Group of the Year) and Individual Awards (SMSF Adviser of the Year), among 67 finalists of Australia’s best non-aligned financial advice practitioners and businesses […]