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Recently, I have joined 2,066,523 small business owners (according to the ASBFEO) take the step from the comfort and security of paid employment to start my own business. A significant percentage of members of Master Your Money Now are small business owners. It is a great privilege to...

I want to talk about your Plan B. It is a bit odd to talk about Plan B's with people as unfortunately, most people don't have a Plan A! For those who don’t understand what Plan A and Plan B mean, to put it simply: -       Plan A...

“Give me a home among the gumtrees With lots of plum trees A sheep or two, and a kangaroo A clothesline out the back Verandah out the front And an old rocking chair” Home Among The Gum Trees - John Williamson The Australian mindset has moved a long way since John Williamson...

All of us personal insurance cover. But did you know you can pay your personal insurance premiums with either stepped or level premiums? If you are in your 20s and 30s this may save you hundreds of thousands of dollars. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch7IKxtdGEc&t=1s[/embed] If you like this video, make sure...

Do you know any Chicken Littles? You know the ones who are continually looking at the glass half empty telling everyone that the “The Sky Is Falling In!” We are seeing a lot of people predicting that the Australian property market will collapse. They will spout statistics about how...

If I told you I could increase your returns by 1%, would you be impressed? No? Truth be told neither would I! But as shown in this weeks Whiteboard Wednesday, a 1% difference can make a massive difference over the long term. How much? There is only one way to...

Kids are complicated. Money is complicated. Put both of together and you have a problem so complex it will rival the complex science equations sprouted by Sheldon Cooper on the Big Bang Theory. A recent study by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) stated that 68% of parents are...

How much super do I actually need in retirement? What is enough to meet my needs? Chris Carlin, Financial Planner and Director of Master Your Money Now answers this question for you in this short video. [embed]https://youtu.be/-wP4r6RSHn0[/embed] If you like this video, make sure you share it with...

I used to be a member of MENSA. I don’t say this to brag (as you will see from this article I don’t think it is anything to brag about) but to point out that I am qualified to talk about this topic both from...