With the Australian dollar weakening to almost US$0.73 today and expected to get weaker, there’s never been a better time to explore the discounted domestic holidays advertised in newspapers and on the Internet. However, for some reason, the cost of living is still so high domestically, that its still cheaper to go overseas than toContinue reading
About Virginia Graham
Virginia Graham manages Model Mortgages, and is a qualified financial planner. She is regularly consulted by the Austereo MMM radio network on interest rates and has appeared on Channel Seven news and current affairs programs as well as more recently the Ch 9 Today show. Virginia previously worked for ANZ Bank’s Treasury department as an interest rate dealer and for stockbroking firm Salomon Smith Barney. She has a bachelor of commerce majoring in finance, banking and business economics. Earlier in her career, Virginia was a fashion model in New York, and has appeared on the cover of several fashion magazines, including Australian Vogue. She wrote a book Flirting With finance and is a regular contributor to Woman’s weekly online and hosted a series of finance videos for the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age.
You might be wondering, what is a capital guarantee product? And the simple answer is it’s an investment where you are promised that you will not lose the money you put into a product. Let’s take the example of property. There are those who believe property will always go up, and there are others whoContinue reading
Having previously been a model you would think I would not be guilty of this fashion crime, but until recently I humbly must admit that I was. I had clothes I had never worn and then could not find anything to wear- so I still kept buying more! I think part of my need to haveContinue reading
With Australian property prices rising and significant ongoing increases to the cost of living, it’s little wonder that many potential first home buyers struggle to pay rent as well as saving a deposit on a new home and as such lose faith in being able to achieve the Australian dream of home ownership. HoweverContinue reading