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It may seem obvious that financial stress would have a direct impact on people’s health and happiness. However, new research from Fidelity International suggests that Australians are not making the link between financial health and our overall well being. Fidelity’s survey of over 2,000 Australians shows almost half of us worry about money at least […]

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                  We have made a change We are proud to announce the launch of the new firm logo and brand identity as part of the ongoing development of our firm. We have grown and evolved over the past 10 years, and we have refreshed our look to […]

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During an average workday, a single minute might seem negligible. If you’re lucky, a minute might buy you enough time to write a quick email, grab a coffee from the lunchroom, or make small talk with a coworker. But in other situations, a minute can also be quite extraordinary. Imagine being a quarterback in the […]

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Matthew Smith March 21, 2019© Success – in the monetary sense – hasn’t been a major priority for Guy Warren, the great Australian artist who, at 98 years of age, is attracting the kind of notoriety that’s now bringing more commercial spoils his way. Warren had an exhibition in February with the commercial gallery he […]

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The idea that when someone reaches the age of 60, it might be time to step out of work and retire into a life of leisure is relatively recent. But with more people living longer, expectations of retirement are being reshaped. More years were added to human life expectancy in the 20th century than were […]

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What is a good life? Well, I guess it depends on who you ask. A good life can mean different things to different people. And even though we might all perceive a good life differently, there are certain things that can help us to craft that a good life for ourselves and for those we love. And I call […]

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We hope you enjoy the final Market update for 2018 and from the team at SALA Financial Services we wish you a very Merry Christmas Summary Over the past two months, global equity markets have traded with a higher degree of volatility. In the US, equities are down around 10% on September highs. The overall […]

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The ancient philosopher Plato once said that “Human behaviour flows from three main sources; desire, emotion, and knowledge”. As it turns out, studies show what Plato theorised in 400 B.C.E. may prove to be true today. In this article, we look at wealth building behaviour and the habits that generate both success and failure. A […]

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Estate planning for life after death isn’t exactly something most of us put at the top of our priorty list. Unless it’s “Salmon Mousse” by Monty Python most of us would rather laugh at the reality of death than plan for it. However, planning for the afterlife, that is, planning for the death of your […]

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While there are 7.4 billion people in the world, only 1,826 people made the Forbes world’s billionaires list. Australia’s government debt (local, state and federal) is around $766 Billion with interest payments totalling more than one billion dollars a week. You may have seen similar articles to this one before, but for those that haven’t this piece will take […]

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