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Maintaining financial health during a crisis

23 April 2020 | Griffith News

Griffith Business School lecturer Dr Tracey West believes now is the time to act to lessen any blow to a person’s financial position during COVID-19 and into the future.

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Webinar: The Human Side of Crisis Management

21 April 2020 | MGD Wealth

Professor Michael Drew together with Ms Janine Walker and Hon. Bernie Ripoll delivered a webinar on 'The Human Side of Crisis Management'. This 45-minute webinar includes topics on how to frame a personal balance sheet as well as the role of financial resilience and financial freedom.

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Webinar: Personal Financial Strategies for Times of Crisis

1 April 2020 | MGD Wealth

Professor Michael Drew together with Mr John Barton and Mr Richard Marsden delivered a webinar on ‘Personal Financial Strategies for Times of Crisis’. This 30-minute webinar provided some context to the discussion on the possible V-shaped and U-shaped paths (and risks) going forward and the importance of ‘mission clarity’ in designing investment strategy.

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Top tax expert recognised with ATTA-Hill Medal

12 March 2020 | Griffith News

Professor Freudenberg was awarded the ATTA-Hill Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to tax policy and teaching in Australia. The medal is named after the late Justice Graham Hill – a highly respected contributor to the tax judiciary and tax education, who was also the first patron of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association (ATTA).

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The Gender Card podcast - women's finances

21 November 2019 | The Gender Card

Dr Tracey West explains how her research has found the accumulation of wealth depends on our ability to make informed decisions on saving and investing.

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Retirement in Australia - how much super do you need?

1 August 2019 | In the Black

Professor Robert Bianchi interviewed by the CPA members' magazine In the Black about comfortable retirement income in Australia.

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Can't decide between a car or a house? These are some other financial goals to consider

21 June 2019 | ABC News

Dr Laura de Zwaan interviewed by ABC News about pros and cons of some major financial goals.

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The trials of unpaid placements

22 May 2019 | The Australian

Dr Laura de Zwaan's research findings were cited by the Australian.

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Australians are obsessed with Scott Pape's Barefoot Investor but don't feel bad if it doesn't work for you

13 May 2019 | ABC News

Dr Tracey West and Dr Di Johnson shared their opinions towards Scott Pape's Barefoot Investor theory and also their tips on personal wealth management.

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Labor's super slug could cost high income earners $33,000

26 April 2019 | Australian Financial Review

Dr Laura de Zwaan's research findings were cited by the Australian Financial Review.

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Call for papers - Financial Planning Research Journal

Financial Planning Research Journal ("FPRJ") aims to publish original, scholarly peer reviewed articles from a wide variety of personal finance and investment disciplines including economics, finance, management, accounting, marketing and law that impinges on personal finance and investments. FPRJ is published by the Department of Accounting Finance and Economics, Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Australia and Financial Planning Association of Australia.

The FPRJ Editorial Board welcomes original, applied and topical articles on matters of interest to the financial advice community across Australia, New Zealand and Asia that will inform the practice and/or policy of the profession. Articles will be submitted to a double-blind review process and may be returned to authors with suggestions/comments for consideration and revision. The Editors will consult with authors as closely as possible about changes.

Authors should submit complete papers that do not exceed 5,000 words not including title page, abstract, tables, figures, charts, footnotes and reference list. The word count must be stated on title page. Papers should be original works that are not under review at another journal. Submit your manuscript to

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