When it comes to romance and relationships, the emotional decision about who you think is your partner, may be very different to the legal decision about who is legally considered your de facto partner.
The questions about who may be a boyfriend or girlfriend and who is a de facto become important distinctions when it comes to super payouts, life insurance payouts and family law claims on your finances, investments and property interests.
Australians are not new to facing risks to manage. Communities who live in areas of risk have bushfire plans, flood plans and even snow closure emergency plans.
The outbreak of COVID-19 is impacting all of us in many different ways. It has understandably caused disruptions in the financial markets, disruptions in how people work and socialise, will have flow-on effects in businesses in means not yet envisaged and has made us worry about our family and friends.
At Sapience Financial & Investment Services, our commitment is we will continue to put our clients’ interests first. We will continue to communicate what is happening in markets as it relates to our clients’ managed investments and their insurance policies we manage during these uncertain times.
There are some very important changes coming to Income Protection Insurance that will affect those who don’t yet have appropriate cover in force by the beginning of April 2020.
Have you felt the fashionable pull to publicly commit to a New Year Resolution?
Has your social news feed been flooded with images of bottles of Champaign, Wealth and high Fashion photos that only makes you feel isolated, or even bad about yourself?
Welcome to the annual New Year advertising splurge designed to separate you from what's left of your money, before you can really think about it.
Welcome to a new year (and a new decade). Remember old habits don't usually take us to new places.
Hopefully this the year you’ve decided to set some family goals and get a little more proactive on achieving some saving goals. One of the challenges of a busy life can be we keep our ideas and hopes about our personal money goals locked in our head, rather than writing them down where we can see them, talk about them and maybe even ask about our progress to achieve them.
Nobody understands the impact of trauma, stigma or discrimination better than the person experiencing it.Drew Browne
Sapience Financial and Investment Services is the first Trauma Informed Organisation providing specialty Financial Advice and Insurance Advice through our Trauma Informed methodology.
This is what that means for you and your family.
So it's fair to assume there’s also a lot of siblings of those same people living with a disability or chronic illness.
We often forget that for every person with a disability, there’s probably a sibling or extended family member helping support them or who act as the financial backup for that person too.
As a kid, I clearly remember the repeated warning about the dangers of running with scissors.
What I didn't hear was the dangers of running off with a credit card, and I wonder which one has caused me more damage in my life so far?
Can you relate?