How full is your cup?

It’s 2016! Can you believe it! Normally I write a New Year To Do list for the year, but this year I’m going to try something a little different. I know that I talk a lot about investing in your future, especially financially. I share a lot of statistics about women and retirement and incomes […]

Money habits for children

How to teach your kids about money

The beginning of July is not just a change over of financial years for us… it is also birthday week in our household with our two eldest children celebrating their birthdays a week apart. And boy, do children grow fast!! This year, my daughter turned 20 {OMG am I THAT old!!!} and my eldest son […]

EOFY is here…again.

With only 2 weeks left of the 2015 financial year, it’s time to think about your tax returns, if you haven’t been already! Katie caught up with accountant Ryan Grebert to talk about the end of the financial year and what property investors should be doing to get the most out of their tax returns. […]

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Breaking the rules in property management

My husband breaks ALL the rules when it comes to property…well that’s not entirely true. But he definitely breaks the rules when it comes to property management. One of our properties we have owned for years and after a few short term leases, we now have it rented out to a lovely elderly lady who […]

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The rundown on Cross Collateralisation

A lovely lady in our social club recently mentioned that she was trying to understand Cross Collateralisation and how it affected her. Cross collateralisation is a tricky subject. I have trouble saying it let alone writing about it. But it’s important to know what it is and how it does affect you, so I’ll try […]

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Sparking a gender debate – Let’s go there!

Recently I was interviewed for The Cairns Weekend Post to promote my new book – Chicks and Mortar – A woman’s guide to investing in property. The headline read “Investor Guide Sparks Gender Debate”. Now, I wasn’t expecting the story to go that way and honestly, I was a little put off at first. I […]

finding the right Investment Property

3 Steps to finding the right Investment Property

When it comes to finding the right investment property there is no time for browsing. Sure you can pluck a few open homes from the local paper and go along for a sticky, but if you are serious about wanting to buy a good quality appropriate investment then this is not the best approach. So […]

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5 Quick and easy styling tips to sell your home faster

When it comes time to sell your home it can quickly become overwhelming. But once you have made the decision to sell, you want to be able to sell it as quickly as possible for the best possible value. The key to achieving both a quick sale and a premium price comes down to several […]

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