How to use the SMART approach to setting your financial goals

Setting yourself regular financial goals is an integral part of your journey towards financial freedom. One of the best ways to ensure that you are setting your financial goals in the right way is by using the SMART criteria for goal setting.


Understanding property taxes

If you’re thinking of making the exciting step into property investment or expanding your portfolio you should know what taxes you will incur. This gives you a sound financial framework with which to operate and will help in tailoring your property investment strategy. Here we explain the main taxes you’re likely to face and things to watch out for.


When should you subdivide?

If you’re a professional and love investing then subdividing on a large property to get a double rental yield sounds very attractive. But here’s what you need to consider.


What is a property market?

There are as many property markets as there are suburbs in Australia. This means we’re looking at around 8,800 different markets. Each will, at any given time, be either rising or falling.


What to do with an inheritance

Inheritances are windfalls that not many of us are lucky enough to receive. They usually arrive unexpectedly and, like a winning lottery ticket, can seem like money falling from the sky.


Using a trust to support your property investment: webinar

Managing Director of DPN, Sam Khalil, along with Ed Chan, Co-Founder and Non-Executive Chairman at Chan & Naylor, offer insights into choosing a Trust as a key strategy in getting the best results from your property investment portfolio.


Research is the key to successful property investment

Australia is not one property market but many. With more than 8,800 suburbs you need expertise, experience and research to help you find what areas are performing, despite all the doom and gloom in the media.

DPN Social

Top 5 signs you need a lifestyle change

Are you dreaming of a different life? Maybe on a beach somewhere, with less stress and more time for meaningful pursuits? Perhaps it’s time for a lifestyle change.


Improving financial wellness for women

What happens when you bring together a group of wonderful women with diverse life experiences, a financial planner, an accountant and some top property investment strategists? A great evening of lively discussion on life, women and our unique journey to financial and emotional wellness. 


3 top money myths that hold women back

What’s holding you back from creating wealth? You might be surprised to know that it could be as simple as buying into a myth, instead of active wealth creation.


Why you should consider setting up a “fun fund”

Rarely do you hear 'fun' and finance in the same sentence, until now that is. A fun fund can be a great tool to assist you in working towards your financial goals. Read on to discover why you should set up a fun fund.


How to avoid "emotional spending"

Emotional spending can have a substantial negative effect on your finances. In this article, you will find ways you can prevent yourself from falling into this trap.