Borrowing to invest is called 'gearing'. If you borrow to invest and you make a profit, you are positively geared. If you're make a loss, you are negatively geared. Either way, gearing is costing you money.
It's tax time again! If you’re a permanent ADF member here's a short video to explain what you need to know about lodging your 2019 tax return, including where to go for help and tips on getting it right.
Most Australians find tax time a big chore, but it doesn’t have to be that way if you’re well organised.
Readers may recognise this line as a slightly edited version of the proclamation by the pigs who control the government in George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm.
It’s often said that when it comes to successful investing, it’s all in the timing. That’s true, especially if you’re an active investor who buys and sells regularly in the hope of turning a profit.
One of the challenges for Defence families that move around can be the drop in income if a partner can’t find suitable employment in the new location.
The answer is you. When it comes to personal finances you will benefit tremendously from doing two simple, powerful but not always easy things.
Most Australians would be aware that over the last 12 months there has been...
Looking around a typical Defence base carpark, it’s pretty clear that many ADF members enjoy their cars.