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Q: I have been told the government has a reverse mortgage facility that is available to older Australians. My wife is and I are both 76 years old and our home is worth about $1.2 million.

Q: I have been told the government has a reverse [...]

By |2020-12-15T09:34:54+11:00December 11th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: I have been told the government has a reverse mortgage facility that is available to older Australians. My wife is and I are both 76 years old and our home is worth about $1.2 million.

Q: As retirees, how can we invest for income when interest rates are so low?

Q: As retirees, how can we invest for income when [...]

By |2020-12-15T09:35:06+11:00December 11th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: As retirees, how can we invest for income when interest rates are so low?

2020 – the year that united us

As we rang in the new year, who would’ve guessed [...]

By |2020-12-15T09:35:19+11:00December 7th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on 2020 – the year that united us

5 ways to shop a little smarter this Christmas

If cash flow is looking a tad grim this year, [...]

By |2020-12-15T09:35:28+11:00December 7th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on 5 ways to shop a little smarter this Christmas

Q: My elderly widowed mother has been diagnosed with early-stage Dementia. Are we able to act on her behalf without having an Enduring Power of Attorney in place?

Q: My elderly widowed mother will need to move to [...]

By |2020-12-04T12:10:05+11:00December 4th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: My elderly widowed mother has been diagnosed with early-stage Dementia. Are we able to act on her behalf without having an Enduring Power of Attorney in place?

Q: How much income we need to live on in retirement? What is a reasonable benchmark?

Q: My wife and I are in our late 50s [...]

By |2020-12-04T12:10:19+11:00November 27th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: How much income we need to live on in retirement? What is a reasonable benchmark?

Q: What is the difference between Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)?

Q: I am looking to invest in Managed Funds listed [...]

By |2020-12-04T12:10:28+11:00November 20th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: What is the difference between Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)?

Q: I am looking to borrow to invest.  Can you give me feedback on the NAB Equity Builder loan facility?

Q: I am looking to borrow to invest.  Can you [...]

By |2020-12-04T12:10:39+11:00November 13th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: I am looking to borrow to invest.  Can you give me feedback on the NAB Equity Builder loan facility?

Q: Now that the US elections are finished, it seems like it might be a good time to borrow to invest.  What are your thoughts on gearing?

Q: Now that the US elections are finished, it seems [...]

By |2020-12-04T12:10:47+11:00November 13th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: Now that the US elections are finished, it seems like it might be a good time to borrow to invest.  What are your thoughts on gearing?

Q: Am I able to make a contribution to my Spouse’s Superannuation fund and what are the advantages?

Q: Am I able to make a contribution to my [...]

By |2020-12-04T12:10:55+11:00September 25th, 2020|Blog, Media Articles, Q&A Andrew Heaven|Comments Off on Q: Am I able to make a contribution to my Spouse’s Superannuation fund and what are the advantages?