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Investing in line with your circumstance and attitudes to risk

Posted on May 6, 2021 by First Financial

In today’s financial world it’s important to have an investment portfolio that truly meets your needs. It should be well-maintained and include an asset allocation that is appropriate for your personal financial circumstance while also aligning with your attitude to risk.

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Sea, city or country: how to decide where to retire

Posted on April 29, 2021 by First Financial

Retirement isn’t a time where you surrender yourself to old age. It’s a new chapter, without the worries of work and filling most of your days with the goal of earning a living. It’s freedom to live the way you’ve always dreamed. It’s liberation, relaxation and, daresay, even fun.

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Financial adviser training – Professional Year program

Posted on April 14, 2021 by First Financial

We have a long and proud history of providing extensive training for our team. It has always been part of our business operations to help our people meet their career goals and support them with appropriate learning opportunities.

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Making the most of a financial windfall

Posted on April 13, 2021 by First Financial

Who hasn’t dreamt about receiving a financial windfall? If you happen to find yourself with a significant amount of money arriving unexpectedly then it can be an excellent opportunity to create additional financial security.

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A closer look at ethical investing

Posted on April 8, 2021 by First Financial

Back In 2019, we discussed the trend of ethical investing and highlighted some of its specific characteristics. In the years since more and more investors around the world are looking at how their investments can be profitable while also meeting a range of non-financial criteria.

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Retirement planning in 2021

Posted on April 1, 2021 by First Financial

Retirement isn’t always simple or straight-forward. Whether you’re fortunate enough to retire on your own terms, or if you have to retire earlier or later than expected, a key to successful retirement planning in 2021 is knowledge.

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Fixed vs variable mortgage interest rates

Posted on March 16, 2021 by First Financial

Mortgage interest rates have been a hot topic of conversation for many years. We’ve been experiencing some of the lowest figures ever seen and the Australian property market has continued to soar, despite the economic woes of the global coronavirus pandemic.

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Our year working from home

Posted on March 10, 2021 by First Financial

The year has certainly seen significant changes in how we deliver our services, but we are proud to have maintained strong client relationships and found appropriate solutions to any challenges we faced.

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Financial wellbeing and your health

Posted on March 5, 2021 by First Financial

We all know that to live a healthy lifestyle, you have to eat well and exercise regularly… but another important element of the healthy life model is your financial wellbeing. Improving your financial position can help reduce stress and support your overall health.

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Investment market outlook 2021

Posted on February 24, 2021 by First Financial

Almost twelve months on from March 2020, and it’s been a tumultuous year. As we have reported throughout the months we have experienced a great deal of volatility across global markets… but as we look ahead, while there are still some hurdles to overcome, positivity is returning.

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