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Kids are terrible financial investments

The cost of education in Australia has risen a staggering 61% in the last decade, whilst child-raising costs ...

Monthly Commentary – JANUARY 2018

Developments in the global economy The US economy continued to show robust growth in the final quarter of ...

Tightening up your household budget

At Fortress we often set our clients some homework: to tighten up their household budget to see how ...

Get the fundamentals right

A financial plan is a set of strategies that help you achieve your goals. Not sure what your ...

Monthly Commentary – DECEMBER 2017

Developments in the global economy The US Federal Reserve increased official interest rates by 25 basis points to ...

How to start saving for next Christmas

Now that Christmas is done and dusted, we all should start planning ahead for next year. Imagine getting ...

How to save money this school holidays

School holidays can be an expensive time for your family. Most people acknowledge they spend more money during ...

How to save on Christmas gifts

Here are some ways you can show you care, while keeping a lid on your spending: Agree on ...

Monthly Commentary – NOVEMBER 2017

Developments in the global economy Continued robust US economic data has reinforced expectations the US Federal Reserve will ...

Spending wisely at Christmas

If you’d rather not start the New Year with a new debt, here’s a Christmas spending survival guide to ...