Figures released by the Australian Scholarships Group suggest that the cost of educating your child could be up to $500,000 if you send them to the top private schools. Given that annual fees start around $10,000 per year from early primary school that total figure probably comes as no surprise. ASG have kindly provided very detailed summaries, which makes their information worth a look.
If you struggle to define your retirement planning target one initial starting point can be to consider how much current retirees spend each year. Here the Westpac ASFA Retirement Standard is helpful, and it has just been updated.
In the life planning step of my “Save For The Significant” process one of the common goals is a dream wedding. Parents often list a goal of wanting to contribute to their children’s weddings. And independently minded young couples often want their dream wedding without the “suggestions” from their well-meaning parents – thus they want … Continue reading Not So Average Wedding Cost