Should I set up an SMSF?

Women with CentsBlog, Superannuation

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“Hi Tash, what is the deal with self-managed super funds, are they the way to go? What are the pros and cons of doing it yourself?” So for those who haven’t heard of the concept, a self-managed superannuation fund (or an SMSF) is a private superannuation fund that you manage yourself, instead of it being managed for you by a … Read More

Women are awesome, and yet…

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting, Investment, Mortgage, Superannuation, Uncategorized

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Women. Are. Awesome. In case you need it, here’s proof. On top of it all, we work, cook, clean, shop, chauffeur, pay bills – often all simultaneously. You do it, I do it, together we kick some serious butt! Unfortunately, despite how awesome women are… we still tend to pass the buck on important money matters. Divorce, which is becoming … Read More

010: Ethical Investing

Women with CentsInvestment, Podcast, Superannuation

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Is there a more socially conscious way to invest your money and grow your super? This is the topic I explore today with Kirsten Simpson, Corporate Responsibility Manager of VicSuper. For more information about VicSuper’s Ethical Investing options check out: https://www.vicsuper.com.au/sociallyconscious https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Q_Ll0XC9mk

My money is stranded overseas – what should I do?

Women with CentsBlog, Superannuation

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This weeks question from the community takes us global… Hi Tash, I’ve been divorced for three years now after settling with the courts in Scotland where our property was. I’ve been a stay at home mum most of my life as I travelled with my husband and children in postings around the world. We were transferred to Australia and that’s … Read More

Is property the key to a “feet-up” retirement?

Women with CentsBlog, Investment, Superannuation

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This week we have a great question from the community about property and retirement. I am a single mum of three, with my youngest son in his final year at school. I have a small mortgage on an old house close to the city but I am never sure what the best options are to head towards retirement. I realise … Read More

I’m separated, should I be investing?

Women with CentsBlog, Investment, Superannuation, Uncategorized

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Last week I brought you a community question and covered off part 1 of my answer. Here’s a reminder: “Hi Tash, I’m separated and we have just sold our property. Something that I would love advice on is where I should put my money that I receive from the sale. I can’t afford to buy, but want to know what is … Read More

Is Super a big waste of time?

Women with CentsInvestment, Superannuation

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This week I wanted to share my answer to an “Ask Tash” question that was raised by one of the members of our Women with Cents community:
“My husband thinks that putting our money into super isn’t worth it. What’s your opinion?”