Only 25% of people include financial goals in their New Year’s resolutions (most are health related). Despite this, New Years is the perfect time to commit to becoming financially healthy. Financial stress can directly affect your health and well-being, so if you are concerned with getting healthy in the New Year, let’s add ‘become financially responsible’ to your list for this year.
Thursday, 24 January 2019
This episode of the #FortressFortnightly discusses how parents can help their school-leavers transition into the real world and gain some financial independence (clue: it is not by paying their way & letting them freeload!) Enjoy our cheeky tips & tricks!
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
It’s beginning to cost a lot like Christmas!
In this episode of the #FortressFortnightly, Chris gives a Christmas message with a financial spin. Sounds like fun, right? Right?!
Thursday, 15 November 2018
October’s sharemarket sell-off suggests investors are concerned about future economic growth, but recent US economic data has maintained its positive momentum. US wages growth is accelerating but not to the extent that should alarm investors. Australian September quarter CPI data reinforced domestic expectations that inflationary pressures remain under control.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Offset accounts are beneficial products that a number of lenders offer their home loan clients. Offset accounts can potentially save you a significant amount of interest while also reducing the length of your home loan.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018
This episode of the #FortressFortnightly, Emma discusses the recent interest rate rise and what we can do about it!
Thursday, 18 October 2018
Business and consumer confidence in Australia remains fragile reflecting recent political uncertainty and mixed economic data. In contrast, US confidence has rebounded despite higher interest rates as households respond to robust labour market conditions and improving incomes.