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The Sandwich Generation

July 13, 2015 Filed under Personal financial management, Retirement

The changing nature of families is putting real pressure on middle aged adults who are having to support more than one generation. These are the members of the so-called sandwich generation. Increased longevity means that retirees are more likely to run out of money before the end of their life and turn to their offspring for help.  Read more from Liz Koh at Moneymax

Your Biggest Household Expense

October 10, 2014 Filed under Personal financial management

Look at your spending over the last year and you will no doubt find that, aside from your mortgage or rent, your biggest expense is food. Cutting back on how much you spend on food each week… Read more

Money Management for Couples

September 20, 2014 Filed under Personal financial management

The question of who takes responsibility for managing financial affairs and setting goals and priorities in a relationship is one that has a number of different solutions.

The start of a relationship can mean a loss of financial independence that is difficult to adapt to…  Read more

Build Wealth with Old-Time Money Values

September 9, 2014 Filed under Personal financial management

Our forebears lived through hard times and, if they were alive today, would no doubt remark that we live in luxury by comparison.

Despite their meagre household incomes and large families, by  and large they were able to provide the essentials of life for their families without handouts from the Government and without going broke. Read more

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