12 Days of Christmas
01/12/2016 The Hopkins Group
We're well and truly into the festive spirit here at The Hopkins Group, and have asked around our teams to give you our very sensible yet sometimes outside-the-square take on the traditional 12 Days of Christmas.
From our family to yours, we wish you all the happiness this holiday period.
On the first day of Christmas, my financial planner gave to me ... a handy glossary of terms to get my head around some investment jargon.
On the second day of Christmas, my property manager gave to me … ten reasons why their team is the best choice to look after my investment property.
On the third day of Christmas, my accountant gave to me … tips for how to determine whether or not my Christmas holiday is actually tax deductible.
On the fourth day of Christmas my property adviser gave to me … the best locations in Melbourne to see festive lights shining brightly.
On the fifth day of Christmas my mortgage adviser gave to me … a recipe to build my own house #mustkeepsaving
On the sixth day of Christmas, my financial planner gave to me . . . a link to download the TrackMySPEND app so I could monitor my festive budget.
On the seventh day of Christmas my property manager gave to me… ways to “décor-rent” this festive season while keeping my landlord happy.
On the eighth day of Christmas my accountant gave to me ... answers to some frequently asked questions that could help me realise my financial potential.
On the ninth day of Christmas my financial planner gave to me … four tips to survive Christmas and stay debt free.
On the tenth day of Christmas my property investment adviser gave to me … hope that apartment living may be the answer to living happily.
On the eleventh day of Christmas, my financial planner gave to me ... access to the Bubbles, Beers and Budgeting Facebook Group to connect with fellow Gen Ys starting out on their financial journey.
On the twelfth day of Christmas, The Hopkins Group gave to me ... a playlist of festive tunes to enjoy with my family.
Game of Thrones and seven lessons in economics and finance
28/08/2017 Myra Talha, Corporate Accountant
As Game of Thrones has captured the imaginations of readers and television enthusiasts alike, Corporate Accountant Myra Talha explains that there are real life economic lessons that can be learnt from this fantastical work of fiction. Beware Game of Thrones fans – this post is dark and full of spoilers.
Fighting condensation and mould this winter
25/07/2017 Lauren Wilden-Ross, Property Portfolio Manager
Condensation is a common problem affecting homes in winter. And where there’s moisture, there’s the potential for mould. Thankfully, there are ways you can control the growth and spread of this pesky fungus.
Teaching your kids good money habits
09/06/2017 Pauline Grech, Receptionist
Teaching children how to be smart with money starts at home, and is reinforced every day through real world practice. Receptionist Pauline Grech explains how this philosophy works for her and her kids.