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Is Your Insurance Company Pulling The Wool Over Your Eyes

May 26, 2016 | Marisa Hoffenberg

My family was recently invited to celebrate the Chinese New Year with one of Sydney’s most successful restaurateurs. That his level of success was only matched by his modesty, would impress anyone, but what truly inspired me was his charitable work. He has set up a foundation to perform cataract operations in the remote villages […]



Manage Your Inventory To Avoid Tying Up Your Cash!

April 28, 2016 | Lisa Stoneham

Taking control of cashflow

In our last blog post we did a deep dive into managing accounts payable to conserve cash. The fifth part of our series of blog posts on cash flow will do a deep dive into another cash flow driver – inventory. It is absolutely critical to manage your inventory the right way to avoid tying […]



Avoid Money Fights – Open 3 Bank Accounts

April 11, 2016 | Marisa Hoffenberg

Kenwood Advertisement

A close friend of mine recently got a Thermomix for her birthday which brought me back to this 1960’s advertisement. Thankfully we have moved on to such an extent that we can actually laugh at how insanely sexist it is. But moving on has brought its own complexities. With lines blurred as to whom in […]



Manage Your Creditors To Conserve Your Cash!

March 30, 2016 | Lisa Stoneham

Investing in property for retirement

In our last blog post we did a deep dive into managing accounts receivable to keep cash ticking over. The fourth part of our series of blog posts on ‘Cash Flow’ will do a deep dive into another cash flow driver – accounts payable. If you manage your creditors in the right way you can […]



Disruptive Trends: Say Goodbye To Cash

March 23, 2016 | Ingrid Cliff

Cashless society

Most women hate heavy purses full of coins. With the trend to non-cash purchases, soon cash (and coin purses) could be a thing of a very archaic past. Where are we now? Australia is one of the world leaders when it comes to the move towards a cashless society. Trends reported by the Reserve Bank […]



Get Paid To Be Healthy

March 15, 2016 | Marisa Hoffenberg

Get paid to get healthy

Sounds like one of those get rich quick schemes or miracle diets – but don’t roll your eyes and press delete quite yet. Anyone who has come to one of my seminars knows that I really don’t love talking about insurance. Yes it is 100% necessary but it is also seriously morbid. I have this […]



Keeping Your Debtors In Line To Keep Your Cash Ticking Over!

February 26, 2016 | Lisa Stoneham

Accounts Receivable

In my last blog post we described the various factors that drive cash flow in your business. The third part of our series of blog posts on cash flow will do a deep dive into one of the cash flow drivers – accounts receivable. To start off with it is absolutely critical to get your […]



How to Get Off the Earning/Spending Treadmill

February 15, 2016 | Marisa Hoffenberg

Investing a small amount of money a month can lead to a huge financial gain in the future

Do you feel like you are working incredibly hard but never seem to get anywhere? The more you earn, the more you spend? Life is just one big, huge rat-race! Of course, some well-meaning uncle will tell you “the only way to get off the treadmill is – to make your money work for you […]



What Really Drives Cash Flow In Your Business?

January 28, 2016 | Lisa Stoneham

In this article you'll discover what is really driving the cash flow in your small business.

In my last blog post we discovered how critical cash flow is to the survival of your business and the difference between cash and profit. The second part of our series of blog posts on ‘Cash Flow’ will uncover the key factors that drive the cash flow of your business. Cash flow is driven by […]



5 Rules For An Effective Conversation About Money

January 22, 2016 | Marisa Hoffenberg

Using an independent financial planner is important to effectively discuss your finances.

In any game there are rules of play. In the relationship game there are 5 simple rules to have an effective conversation about money (or any highly charged and emotional subject). Set aside time for the discussion – without interruption Keep emotional baggage out of the conversation Take the time to listen to and understand […]