Do you love a good scary yarn? Are you a horror flick aficionado? Does the thought of the zombie apocalypse fill you with terror?
Bah! We’ve got some real tales from the finance crypt that will give even the bravest investor cold sweats and fits of analysis paralysis! Read on if you dare…
Continue reading “6 investing horror stories in time for Halloween (and some great scary movies)”
Given an option to secure your financial future, would you rather earn more money or cut back on expenses? Most people would say “more money, yo!” but the truth may surprise you.
Continue reading “Is getting a raise or cutting your spending best for your financial future?”
Ah yes, tax time. The time of year when we’re filing all of our hard-earned income to our friends at the ATO. If you’ve already filed and have received (or a due to receive) a refund then you’ve undoubtedly got some nifty ideas on where to spend your cash.
Here at Clover, we’ve utilised some incredibly complex mathematical modelling to create our Happiness vs. Time formula, and applied it to some real-life examples. Prepare to be astounded! Continue reading “What are the best ways to use your tax refund?”
“Build my wealth.” It’s an admirable goal, and it’s something more and more Millennials are signing up for.
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With escalating house prices, stagnant wages, and low interest rates what needs to be done to help young Australians get into the property market?’
Continue reading “Home unaffordability part 3: Where to next?”
Life can be incredibly busy as we’re looking after our finances, families and careers. This explains why almost half of all Australians don’t have a will. When you’re too busy living who wants to think about dying? But it’s really important to get a proper will sorted.
Continue reading “8 reasons YOU need a valid will”
With the cold grip of winter now here, it’s no surprise if you’ve started to think about a dream getaway somewhere a lot warmer. Whether sipping Mai Tais on a beach or feeling the warm rays of blue skies in Sicily, you may be ready to ditch the winter blues.
Continue reading “7 ways to save for a dream vacation”
You know the feeling – keep on the bed socks, tie up the fleecy dressing gown, and start the day in the worst possible way by being greeted at the letterbox by your new power bill.
Just about any offensive four-letter word will capture the moment well when you take in that number after the $ sign.
Continue reading “5 ways to winter-proof your home for lower bills”
As you’re answering emails or responding to Slack notifications on the go, you may wonder if devices like the smartphone really make your life better. But, there’s little doubt that in many ways, they can make life easier.
Need to know what time it is in New York? “Hey Siri!”
Like it or not, our phones and tablets mean that answers are in the palm of our hands.
So why should it be any different for our finances?
Continue reading “6 finance apps that make your life easier”
This Sunday 22 April is Earth Day – the world’s largest environmental movement that makes an awful lot of awesome noise about how great our planet is – and how important it is that we as its guardians take better care of it.
If you value being sustainable, your financial practices can also have an impact on the world (and your wallet).
Continue reading “What you need to know about ethical investing”