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Reduce stress to cut your heart attack risk

A new study links stress with heart disease, but there are easy ways to stay healthy and protect your heart. Stress is part of modern life but a new study shows that being stressed takes a serious, and lasting, toll

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We have Moved!

We’ve started 2015 with a Bang!, moving into our new office space in the Eastside building, Robina. You’ll now find us at Suite 110, Level 1 Eastside, 232 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina.  When visiting, entry is via Waterfront Place

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Is a Self-Managed Super Fund right for you?

So most of us have heard about Self Managed Super funds, but where do they fit in the somewhat complex world of superannuation funds?

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The Budget and Mature Australians

According to Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey, “the economy is growing at less than normal speed and the time to fix the budget is now.”

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Family Happiness and Income Protection

It’s possibly unfortunate, but most things we do in our lives we rely on money. And money is definitely required to maintain our family’s standard of living.

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Money and Shame…

Looking for a strategy to start taking charge of your finances without feeling like a killjoy with your friends. Here’s something to try!

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Financial Standard announces their #FS POWER 50

The #FS Power 50 is a list of the fifty most impressive social media activists in the Financial Services sector.
Amanda Cassar was pleased to be included in this fantastic list.

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Michigan and the Global Financial Crisis

As most of us are aware, Michigan was severely hit by the Global Financial Crisis and that particular state of the US certainly was one of the hardest hit in the nation due to their strong reliance on the car

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How would YOU manage a financial windfall?

We’ve all heard the stories: Lotto winners broke within a couple of years, professional athletes running out of money and filing for bankruptcy, and those with a windfall or inheritance wondering where it all went. It’s stories like these that

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New Year’s Resolutions already forgotten?

So it’s already half way through January are most of us are wondering where those few weeks of R&R went.  So how are you going with those Resolutions you made?  Still hanging in there or already over?  I thought I’d

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