First Financial Blog

blog.png

Isn’t she lovely!

Posted on September 6, 2018 by First Financial

Welcome to the newest member of the First Financial family! Beautiful little Mia was born last month, weighing 2.9 kg (6 lbs 7oz) to proud parents Honi and Chris Crough. Chris, who is a principal at First Financial, tells us both Honi and Mia are doing really well and that so far everything has been much easier than they expected.

READ MORE
blog.png

Borrowing to buy property through superannuation

Posted on September 6, 2018 by First Financial

Borrowing to buy property through your super is a popular investment strategy for people in the wealth building stage of their lives that can receive special tax treatment. Watch First Financial Principal Ben Rossi, explain the benefits and risks of borrowing to buy property through super.

READ MORE
blog.png

Is borrowing to invest right for you?

Posted on August 30, 2018 by First Financial

Borrowing to invest is an effective tool you can use to build wealth. You’ve probably heard it referred to as ‘gearing’ – either positive or negative. Gearing offers huge potential to build your wealth faster and is a great way to plan for the future. Watch First Financial adviser, Roel Burghouwt discuss this strategy.

READ MORE
blog.png

Finding your village

Posted on August 22, 2018 by First Financial

The idea of living a stress free retirement in a community of supportive and friendly people is exactly what many of us desire. A retirement village provides this for seniors who are able to live independently but with the added reassurance of access to emergency health services and the security of an on-site manager nearby. Read more here.

READ MORE
blog.png

Spotlight on superannuation

Posted on August 15, 2018 by First Financial

The superannuation industry is in the hot seat right now as the Royal Commission into banking turns its attention to this $2.7 trillion sector. In this blog, we take a look at how to get the most out of your super.

READ MORE
blog.png

When ex-staffers come knocking!

Posted on August 9, 2018 by First Financial

We know we’re doing something right when ex-staff members knock on our door again. We recently welcomed two First Financial alumni, Adam Ezerins and Paul Seidl, back into the family after a few years testing the waters elsewhere.

READ MORE
blog.png

Protecting your income

Posted on August 7, 2018 by First Financial

Are you certain your family would be financially stable if you or a loved one weren’t able to earn an income? Income protection insurance gives you a steady source of cash in such an eventuality. It replaces the lost income so you can focus on getting better and not how you’re going to pay the bills. Read this blog to find out more.

READ MORE
blog.png

Management team grows

Posted on August 1, 2018 by First Financial

The management team at First Financial is set to grow with the recent promotion of James Wrigley to Principal. James has been with First Financial for over 10 years. It’s the ability to keep learning and growing which really motivates James and that passion for the job doesn’t look like fading any time soon. Read more about our newest and youngest Principal here.

READ MORE
blog.png

Investing in the age of 24-hour news

Posted on July 26, 2018 by First Financial

How do you stop from panicking when a news headline shouts of recession? Suddenly the retirement plan you’ve been working towards for years looks like it’s about to halve in value. But will the story you read today have a substantive impact on the health of your investment portfolio tomorrow? In this blog we take a look at investing in the age of the 24-hour news cycle.

READ MORE
blog.png

Budget tips in retirement

Posted on July 16, 2018 by First Financial

We all know retirement is coming, so it makes sense to be prepared. And once you are in control of your finances you’ll feel more secure about your future and what you spend. In this blog we’ve put together some money tips to help with budgeting and cash-flow in retirement.

READ MORE
Page 2 of 812345...Last »