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Setting a goal for the New Year? Make it stick to help you secure your financial future. It’s that time of year when we set new financial goals – or revisit old ones – and promise ourselves we will accomplish them. But many of us struggle to stick to our resolutions. A study of individuals who set a New Year’s resolution found that less than half (46 per cent) reported continuous success at six months.

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Setting a goal for the New Year? Make it stick to help you secure your financial future. It’s that time of year when we set new financial goals – or revisit old ones – and promise ourselves we will accomplish them. But many of us struggle to stick to our resolutions. A study of individuals who set a New Year’s resolution found that less than half (46 per cent) reported continuous success at six months.

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Weaning young adults off the bank of Mum and Dad. Helping young adults become financially independent may benefit both them and their parents.

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Five ways to protect your financial information.

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Received a large sum of money? There are smarter ways to use it than treating yourself to a new luxury car or watch.

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Global shares rose 0.8% on a hedged basis with the US market driving the biggest share of returns once again. The US market continues to deliver strong earnings supported by tax cuts.

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Staying on top of finances can help couples achieve their shared goals. Whether they’re saving for a house or a holiday or seeking to grow or preserve their family wealth, setting up and sticking to a budget can help couples attain their common goals. By handling money well, they can avoid disagreements that could put a strain on their relationship.

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Share market performance was boosted in July as trade tensions eased. Global shares returned 3.2% and 2.5% in hedged and unhedged terms respectively.

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Managing debt can help you keep your business out of financial trouble. Sometimes you can’t avoid debt in a business. You may have to take out a loan, for example, to increase production or expand your business offerings. But piling up a lot of debt may leave your business in financial difficulty or, worse, bankrupt. So it’s vital to manage your debt before it gets out of hand. Here are some practical suggestions to consider.

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Share markets delivered solid returns in June. However, the gap between robust returns across most developed markets and weak returns in emerging markets continued. Australian equities continue to perform strongly.

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