Hillross Financial News

lending money to family

What you should consider before handing over your hard earned savings

September 21, 2017

You’re probably fairly used to helping your family out with a little extra cash here and there. Whether it’s pocket money for doing chores, or money to pay phone bills, go see a movie or buy clothes, for example. But what happens when they put their hands out for help to buy the big ticket...

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Real Hillross Clients Series – Meet Jessica and her family

July 6, 2017

What was your financial situation like prior to contacting Hillross Horsham & Geelong? Sometimes big financial changes come in little packages with a great smile! Meet Noah. Our financial situation was not great. We were just getting by from day to day and holding our breath and hoping it will work out. We had our...

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Aged care services

EVENT: Are you or a family member planning for aged care?

June 29, 2017

Do you want to learn more about… The types of aged care services available? The costs of residential aged care? The payment options available to you? We are here to help! Join us for one of our FREE information sessions to assist you with your aged care planning. As seating is limited, please contact us...

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real financial planning stories, case study

Real Hillross clients series – meet Melissa

May 24, 2017

What was your financial situation like prior to contacting Hillross Horsham & Geelong? I’m not going to lie, I wasn’t proud of my financial situation. I had good income, but that felt like the only good thing I had going for me. I had some credit card debt, no real savings to speak of, wouldn’t...

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Federal Budget, Canberra, Hillross FP

The 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget

May 10, 2017

Pragmatism and fairness rule The 2017-18 Budget has much to make it popular. In fact, the goodies make it almost feel like a pre-election rather than a post-election budget. The transformation from the austerity to end “the age of entitlement” of the 2014 budget to the “fairness, security and opportunity” of this Budget has been...

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physical fitness, financial wellbeing, financial freedom, health

Want to achieve financial freedom? You need two kinds of health.

April 27, 2017

Did you know that research shows a link between physical and financial health? The UK’s 2017 Financial Wellness Index shows that those who are in good physical shape are more likely to have their finances in good shape. We sat down with Danny Kennedy from DK Fitness to talk about the connections between physical and...

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2017 Superannuation Changes

Super changes this financial year

February 16, 2017

The clock is ticking and changes to the superannuation rules will come into effect on 1 July 2017. While the government will reduce the amount of money you can put into super from 1 July 2017, the good news is that you could still take advantage of opportunities before the financial year ends. Need help...

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save money for travel, overseas travel budget

7 tips to travel on a budget

January 31, 2017

Careful planning can help you enjoy a great holiday, whatever your budget. Does it feel like ages since your last holiday? Maybe with responsibilities like paying off your credit card, saving for your first home, or paying back your university fees, your next holiday still seems a long way off… Well, don’t despair. There are...

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2017, new year's resolutions, save money, get out of debt, travel, resolutions, financial planning, financial advice

Getting real about your resolutions

January 19, 2017

How resolute are your resolutions? Let’s get real about your ‘new year’s resolutions’ for a minute. Think back to this time last year when you may have set out some goals for yourself. Did you have in mind to become fitter or healthier? Did you commit to paying off your credit card or make a...

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