Darren Lockwood

Debt Consolidation and Investment: kill two birds with one stone

Did you know debt consolidation isn’t just a neat way to tidy up your finances, it’s a potent strategy that can boost your long-term property investment power? Here’s how. First, let’s unpack debt consolidation. How does it work? Different loan types (for example car loans, student loans, credit card etc) attract different interest rates. Some …

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Have a love affair with property, but cheat on your mortgage

Property, especially your own home, is love at first sight – but there’s no love lost on that nasty mortgage. Here’s how you can swindle your way out of thousands of dollars on your mortgage with a few trusty tricks. How Sarah cheated her lender out of more than $200K Let’s follow the illustrative life …

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How much do you need to retire? Strategies for getting ready at 30, 40 or 50

Retirement comes around for everyone. Will you be scraping by, or in the ‘cruise ship to Europe’ category? Calculating how much you need, and how you’ll get there, starts right now – whatever age you are. The dollar figure in your superannuation fund on the day you retire is an important one. Ask yourself, how …

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Will Australian residential property continue to rise in value?

If your analysis of your track to financial independence suggests buying an investment property might be an essential part of your long-term solution, what confidence can you have that property will continue to grow in value over the coming 10-30 years? Well, the answer will almost definitely be determined by the degree of demand that we will …

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