Category Archives: Personal Finance

Mortgages After Bankruptcy: Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’ve recently filed for bankruptcy, you’re probably thinking you won’t be able to apply for a mortgage for years to come. However, this isn’t always the case. If you’re thinking about moving into a new home and getting a new mortgage, here are some tips to keep in mind before applying.

Are You Richer Than You Thought or Poorer Than You Feared?

Can I start off by being blunt? How rich are you? Let me put it another way; how rich do you think you are?

We all have different perspectives on this matter, depending upon our upbringings and experiences so it might be worth looking at some ways of working out if you are richer than you thought or poorer than you feared.

How to get the most from your Superannuation

Today we have a couple of posts for our Australian Readers. In this – the second – our resident Australian contributor Raj Padarath has some great info on how to get the most from you Superannuation. Over to you Raj!

Superannuation is perhaps the most important investment vehicle that the majority of Australians do not fully understand or appreciate the power of, so the aim of this article is to highlight the incredible benefits that can accrue to personal savers as a result of smart super strategies.

The Importance of Life Insurance at any Age

Today we have a couple of posts for our Australian Readers. In this – the first – our resident Australian contributor Raj Padarath discusses the importance of life insurance at any age. Over to you Raj!

The topic of life insurance is one that usually causes those who listen to it to hurriedly change the subject or to change the channel. However, there is no reason why this should be the case, and this article goes through why life insurance is important at any stage of life for Australians, especially those over 50, and how far from being sad, life insurance can ensure you leave your family with memories of laughter and happiness.

Who Are the Richest Fictional Characters of All Time?

Some of the best fictional characters of all time have been filthy rich. The Forbes Fictional 15 is an annual list which works out who the richest people in the world of fiction are. So, who are the people who appear in it this year?