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When it comes to Investment Property - one or two will normally do

When it comes to Investment Property - one or two will normally do

Often owning just one or two good quality properties long term can produce better outcomes than chasing short term gains by 'flipping' properties. Yield Financial Planning Managing Director James McFall looks at why holding good quality property for the long term could prove a better wealth creation strategy for your future.

Six essential things to consider before downsizing your home

Six essential things to consider before downsizing your home

If you are considering downsizing your home, it’s likely you are getting close to retirement or are already retired.

This is a smart strategy to explore and could well be the best decision, but it isn’t always and as with every financial decision, should be planned. Property decisions in particular should be planned as it is very expensive to buy and sell.

To help with the decision we’ve outlined the 6 essential considerations of downsizing.

What impact does the death of a parent have on children

What impact does the death of a parent have on children

One of the most rewarding things about being a financial adviser is seeing the positive impact an insurance policy can have on a family’s life.

That’s why I was particularly interested in the findings from a recent study that explored the impact the death of a parent has on children and the surviving parent, comparing the results between insured and uninsured households.

Borrowing to buy property in an SMSF? Find out the common mistakes people make

Borrowing to buy property in an SMSF? Find out the common mistakes people make

While borrowing to buy property in an SMSF can make complete sense, there are mistakes trustees often make that are important to be aware of. This article explains several of those common mistakes.

Want to know why borrowing in your super to buy property can make complete sense?

Want to know why borrowing in your super to buy property can make complete sense?

Want to know why borrowing in your super to buy property, can make complete sense? This article explores 5 reasons why doing so could 'supercharge' your retirement savings.

7 reasons why holiday homes usually do not make good investment properties

7 reasons why holiday homes usually do not make good investment properties

It's often while we're on holiday that the thought of owning a holiday home starts to seem like a good idea. This article explores 7 reasons why you might want to re-think the idea, or at least will allow you to make the purchase with a solid understanding of how you'll manage the potential pitfalls.

8 tips to recover financially from divorce or breakdown of a de-facto relationship

8 tips to recover financially from divorce or breakdown of a de-facto relationship

The breakdown of a relationship can have dramatic effects on the financial position of those involved. This article, written by Yield Financial Planning's Managing Director James McFall, provides tips on how to financially recover from separation.