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9 common mistakes women make during divorce

By |2019-07-19T07:16:16+00:00|Blog|

9 Common Mistakes Women Make in a Divorce  July 7, 2019      |     Tamara Gillman Nobody gets married with the intention of getting divorced. However, according to the statistics at least 50% of marriages will end in divorce. Divorce is not only stressful, but the effects can also be financially devastating. In this post I want to [...]

My Story

By |2019-07-05T02:29:22+00:00|Blog|

Why I Became a Financial Planner  July 5, 2019      |     Tamara Gillman I was six years old when my parents divorced. Mum found herself financially devastated with a daughter to raise. She had to start from scratch with very little.  Her bravery at that time is a constant source of inspiration to me. She took every-last [...]

The Magic of Compounding Interest

By |2019-04-01T07:55:55+00:00|Blog|

The Magic of Compounding Interest  March 24, 2019      |     Tamara Gillman “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it…He who doesn’t…pays it. Compounding interest is the most powerful force in the universe” - Albert Einstein You may have heard this quote before (probably from me). It is a quote I often used to [...]

Income Protection

By |2019-03-05T10:24:12+00:00|Blog|

Income Protection October 23, 2016      |     Tamara Gillman How you would take care of yourself if you couldn’t work, and your income stopped tomorrow? Have you ever thought about income protection? Move in with mum and dad? No thanks! Go to Centrelink? Hmm, that’s not the lifestyle I’d want for myself. [...]

Certified Financial Planner

By |2019-01-28T09:49:17+00:00|Blog|

What is a Certified Financial Planner? January 31, 2017     |     Tamara Gillman The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP®) designation is the highest level of education that can be achieved by a Financial Planner both in Australia and worldwide. The CFP® program is comprised of many units testing advisors on the key areas of ethics, [...]

The New Australian dream is paying off the mortgage

By |2019-01-28T09:54:18+00:00|Blog|

February 15, 2018     |     Tamara Gillman Paying off the mortgage is the new Australian dream, according to new  research from MLC, with almost 80% of Australians placing outright home ownership as their most important priority. While we dream of owning our home outright, it’s our mortgage that’s become our biggest burden. MLC’s research shows that if gifted [...]

First home buyers

By |2019-01-28T09:53:45+00:00|Blog|

First home buyers – 5 tips to get your deposit faster! March 7, 2018     |     Tamara Gillman Saving a deposit for your first home isn’t easy.  It takes more than just cutting back on smashed avo and take away coffees. You need discipline, a savings plan, and a team of supportive people around you. Here are [...]

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