Do you feel like your finances are out of control? Is debt a problem? Are you wondering when and if you'll be able to retire comfortably? Or do you want to increase your wealth, maximise the benefits of investments you already have, or just become smarter with your money?
Whatever your personal finance interests, objectives or concerns, Paul Clitheroe, one of Australia's best-known and respected financial advisers, can show you how to become more financially successful and secure. Some of the money issues Paul looks at include:
How to become debt-free sooner, including getting on top of credit cards
How to make your money go further as well as grow
How to select the right investments and understand the risks and returns
How to get the best out of superannuation
How to minimise tax?
How to find a good financial adviser
How to set yourself up for a better retirement
This edition also features a new opening chapter showing how, if you do a little research and follow Paul's advice, you can actually save thousands of dollars a year on financial products and services. Buying Making Money
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About The Author
Paul Clitheroe is a founding director of leading financial planning firm ipac, and has been involved in the investment industry since he graduated from the University of New South Wales in the late 1970s. He has completed the two-year postgraduate course offered by the Securities Institute and is a Fellow of that professional body. He was a board member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia between 1992 and 1994; in 1993 he was elected the Vice President and in 1994, the President. From 1993 to 2002 Paul hosted the popular Channel 9 program Money. Since 1999 he has been the chairman and chief commentator of Money magazine. He writes personal finance columns for metropolitan, suburban and regional newspapers across Australia and presents Talking Money on radio nationally. Paul has been a media commentator and conference speaker for more than 25 years, and is regarded as one of Australia's leading experts in the field of personal investment strategies and advice.
In 2003, the federal government appointed Paul Chairman of the Financial Literacy Taskforce. That body has since evolved into the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board, and Paul continues as Chairman. In 2008, Paul was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to the community and the financial sector through the promotion of financial literacy.
Paul, a keen sailor and golfer, lives in Sydney with his wife and three children.