Sydney Morning Herald September 24th 2014
Financial planner Peter Horsfield bought Timeshare from a developer’s presentation back in 2001. “We thought it’s going to be a long-term lifestyle decision that would force us to take holidays because we have to use it.”
The couple have used it, but he’s also aware that the rise of online discount accommodation sites like Lastminute and Trivago is eroding Timeshare’s claim of cushioning purchasers against rising travel costs.... read the full article here:
Business First Magazine, August 21st, 2014
I believe that debt if addressed intelligently, is an excellent strategy to consider writes Peter Horsfield CFP, founder of SMARTadvice.
Here are some of the following examples where I believe debt is appropriate.
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How to meet your most ambitious money goals. New Daily, March 19th
You CAN meet your financial goals – no matter how remote they seem. Three inspiring Australians share their stories about aiming high and putting their plans into action.
Sometimes meeting a financial goal can seem like a never-ending struggle. Whether it’s paying off your mortgage, starting your own business or saving for a holiday, it often takes massive lifestyle changes and outside advice to get there.
Here, we talk to three people who are living proof that pure commitment can go a long way.
"I became a Millionaire at 35"
Read the full article here: http://thenewdaily.com.au/money/2014/03/19/met-money-goal/
Wise Moves in Downsizing, Sydney Morning Herald, April 6th, 2014
Retirement is upon you, the boomerang kids look as though they've finally left for good and you're sick of cutting grass no one plays on and cleaning spare bathrooms no one uses.
Chances are you're aged between 55 and 70 and ready to enter the downsizing phase; where selling up and shifting to somewhere smaller, more convenient and easier to maintain holds serious appeal.
But what are the best ways to move smartly and maximise your financial position?
The keys are judicious planning and an objective approach, says Howard Briggs, 72, who went through the process in 2002, a year after his retirement from the Queensland public service.
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/money/wise-moves-in-downsizing-20140405-365tu.html#ixzz34JVu7LcF