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Financial behaviours and financial wellbeing

Active saving and not borrowing for everyday expenses—these behaviours can positively impact your financial wellbeing. In this video, Saturday Night Live offers a light-hearted skit on this.

2020 Budget: Economic and investment considerations

Deloitte Access Economics’ Chris Richardson and Burman Invest’s Julia Lee discuss their thoughts on the 2020-21 Federal Budget, especially in relation to the level of debt that has been announced.

2020 Budget: Key numbers explained

In the 2020-21 Federal Budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced many proposed measures, ABC News’ political correspondent, Greg Jennett, explains the key numbers behind some of these measures.

Your borrowing power animation

When looking to enter the property market, gauging our potential borrowing power can be useful. In this animation, we illustrate borrowing power—both potential and actual borrowing power.

Google: Year in search 2019

“…a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” (Christopher Reeve). In this video, Google showcases searches that shaped 2019.

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS)

Given the current environment, it can be difficult for first home buyers to save an adequate deposit. In this animation, we illustrate the finer details of the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS).

Your financial situation, goals and objectives animation

Understanding where you are and where you want to be is important when setting out to achieve the latter. In this animation, we illustrate the phrase, ‘your financial situation, goals and objectives’.

Your personal finance skills: Practice makes…

When managing your personal finances, ‘practice makes perfect’. In this video by Dude Perfect, a few individuals show that anything is possible if you put your mind to it…and practice.

Keeping your balance animation

When making financial decisions, it’s important to take the time to consider your two self’s: your present self; and, your future self. In this animation, we illustrate this concept further.

Dream big: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket launch

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” (Norman Vincent Peale). In this SpaceX video, a Falcon Heavy rocket launches into space with a rather unique payload.

Your financial wellbeing animation

A recent survey has found that on average Australians have a financial wellbeing score of 59 out of 100. In this animation, we illustrate what is financial wellbeing, and the things that influence it.

A minimalist approach to personal finance

Minimalism involves reviewing your priorities and removing excesses that don’t add value to your life. In this video, Matt D’Avella shares how minimalism helped him with his personal finances.

Google: Year in search 2018

As you close the chapter on 2018, it’s important to remember, “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” (Unknown). In this video, Google showcases the searches that shaped 2018.

Monetary policy, cash rates and interest rates

Over one-third of Australians don’t check the cash rate. In this animation, we illustrate the important relationship between monetary policy, cash rates and interest rates.

Exploring and pursuing your goals and objectives

Marathon running and mountain climbing are often used as metaphors for other areas of our lives, whether it be personal or work-related. In this video, we see people pushing themselves to overcome internal and external challenges in the exploration and pursuit of their goals and objectives.

2018 Budget: The winners and losers

As a result of the proposed measures that have come out of Treasurer Scott Morrison's 2018-19 Federal Budget, ABC News discusses the potential winners and losers.

2018 Budget: PwC and the ‘Slurpee’ budget

PwC Australia Economic Lead Partner Jeremy Thorpe shares his insights on this year’s Federal Budget. Front and centre is the Government’s spending and budget surplus forecasts – a potential ‘Slurpee’ budget.

Personal finance journey: The musical

As you progress through life, the many different areas of your personal finances will be leveraged to help you reach your financial goals and objectives. When these areas are appropriately managed, and work in harmony with one another, it can be ‘poetry in motion’. Watch this video to see what we mean.

Debt management

Debt can come in many forms. However, despite their differences, they often have a common feature – you borrow a sum of money and repay it over time, with interest. In this animation, we explore the concept of good and bad debt, and the importance of appropriate debt management.

Compound interest

Albert Einstein once famously said, “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world...” In this animation, we illustrate the power of compound interest – importantly, the principles behind compounding are not just limited to your interest bearing savings account.

Tracking your spending

Your spending habits can often have a profound impact on not only your existing financial situation, but also your capacity to influence the achievement of your financial goals and objectives. In this animation, we discuss the importance of tracking your spending.

Tips for paying off your home loan sooner

Whilst a home loan may help you to enter the housing market, it’s important to remember that this will most likely be the largest debt that you pay off in your lifetime. In this animation, we provide you with helpful tips to pay off your home loan sooner.

Making the most of your tax refund

How Australians choose to spend their tax refund can vary considerably. In this animation, we provide a number of helpful spending suggestions that could help you make the most of your tax refund.

Dave Allen's comedy sketch: £10 note stuck under car tyre

Accumulating wealth can come in many forms, such as saving, investing and paying down debt. In this video, Dave Allen highlights the pitfalls of deviating from your plan and waiting around for ‘free’ money.

Is money becoming an illusion?

Do you remember playing Monopoly as a child? If so, do you think the way you played may have changed if you’d used real money? In this video, we explore the importance of educating your children on the value of money from an early age especially given the emergence of 'tap & pay'.

IPA's View on the 2017 Budget

In this video, Institute of Public Accountants CEO Andrew Conway outlines the IPA's view on the major outcomes of the 2017-18 Federal Budget.

Sandra Sully's Budget Overview

In this video, Sandra Sully and Hugh Riminton discuss several of the proposed measures within the 2017-18 Federal Budget.

Building your team: Financial adviser

Synergy refers to the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts. In this animation, we explore how building your own personal finance team, and then directing them towards a specific goal or objective, can help you reach financial empowerment.

Mr. Bean: Eating competition

Are you currently trying to keep up with the Joneses? In life, everyone has their own financial journey so instead of worrying about what others are doing or how much they appear to have, it is important to stay focused on your own financial goals and objectives.

Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

Do you sometimes get side-tracked when on the path to completing a personal or work task before its deadline? For some people procrastination can also play a part in how they approach their personal finances. We hope you enjoy this funny and insightful talk.

The IPA's view on the 2016 Australian Federal Budget

Institute of Public Accountants General Manager Technical Policy, Tony Greco outlines the IPA's view on the 2016 Australian Federal Budget.

Scott Morrison talks to ABC's 7.30

In this video Leigh Sales challenges Scott Morrison. Mr Morrison discusses the current deficit and what their plan is for the future economic growth for Australia.

Healthy Financial Habits for 2016

Time for a health check on your financial habits? Check out our video on what makes for healthy financial habits for a positive start to the new year. 

The Battle Between your Current and Future Self

Spending money or saving money? This is the ongoing battle between present and future self. The battle can be unfair as your current self can be stronger than your future self – and this applies to money as well.

Mortgage Offset Accounts Explained

Have you ever wondered what a mortgage offset account is and how it might benefit you? This video explains more…

The Time Value of Money

A video that explains the math behind interest rates and how to calculate the future value of your money.

Credit Card Animation

A short animation explaining the ins and outs of credit cards, how they work and how to manage a credit card more efficiently.

Jimmy Kimmel Asks Kids Who's The Richest Person In The World

This video asks kids how much they think top basketball stars make each year. Although funny, it highlights how foreign the concept of money can be and the importance of educating our younger generation on money matters.

Things to think about when Buying a Home

Purchasing a home can be an overwhelming process. There a quite a few things to consider and costs to account for. It therefore makes sense to take your time, do your research and make sure that you are paying the right price for the right property. 

10 top time-saving tech tips

In this video there are a few useful tips to get the most out of your technology.

You want drama?

What you do and don’t do influences the amount of drama you will likely experience in your life. If you think drama is enjoyable, just look at the faces of these button presser’s.

Is this risky?

While flying is no doubt a risky activity, the risk can be reduced by the flyer having the appropriate competence and emotional confidence.

Can't stop the music

Like the evolution of music and dance, personal finance and world markets will continue to evolve and change. What’s more important than worrying about the change is ensuring your fundamentals are working for you.

How much money is required to have a good time?

How much money do we really need to enjoy life? Do we really need that new car, the new jet ski, the around the world holiday to feel the joy of life? In this video, the local school bus driver shows us how to laugh and enjoy life.

The Joy of Books

There is a saying that rich men have big library’s and small TV’s. We are not claiming this to be categorically true, however, it is important to recognise that what we choose to learn and understand is a predictor of what our future holds.

Burning Money!

In this somewhat corny video the scientist reveals the hidden factor within the fire that saves the handkerchief and the $100 note.

The rhythm of money

The more your financial arrangements are in rhythm the easier it is to plan.

Couples Finances

Here are a few things to consider, and to do, which may just keep the peace around your finances.

Good Bye 2011 - Year in Review

Time flies by so quickly. Take a moment to watch some of the major events of 2011.

Creative accounting

Whether you’re into your numbers or not, you’ll get a laugh out of this short and quick look at creative accounting.

A Funny Look at Discipline

No discipline? Credit cards are a bit like having a time out, without sitting in the corner.

A ripple can become a big wave over time

This analogy applies to much more than waves in the ocean.

Tim Clue - Cherish Your Debt

Hilarious Chicago clean comedian Tim Clue talks debt.

Mum's life

A very clever video by a Mum who clearly knows the demands on being a Mum.

Dad's Life

A funny video for the Dad's who are moving through the midstream of life.

Derek Sivers: Keep your goals to yourself

After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone, but Derek Sivers says it's better to keep goals secret.

Premature celebration

Was that a sunburnt face or just embarassment?

Kid demonstrates outcome of overconfidence

Being confident is only useful when it aligns to reality.

Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

A light-hearted look at an example of Leadership and the 'Second Follower'.

The Crisis of Credit Visualized - Part 2

This follows on from Part 1. The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis.

The Crisis of Credit Visualized - Part 1

The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis (Part 1).

Bird and Fortune - Subprime Crisis

Describing the mindset of the investment banking community in the GFC in this satirical interview.

Guy Kawasaki - Do not write a mission statement, write a mantra

Guy explains that you don’t need a big fancy mission statement.

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