Dollar cost averaging: What is it, and how does it work?
16 April 2021
When you invest in shares, you have one main goal in mind: Make the money grow.
Read more Should you grow your super or shrink your mortgage?
30 March 2021
If you are faced with the tough decision of whether to direct more money toward your mortgage or your super, the good news is that both options will help you build your wealth and plan for your future.
Read more What are unit prices?
16 March 2021
Have you ever wondered why investments can be so volatile? Over short periods of time, your investments can go up and down, and it’s hard not to feel nervous during a downswing.
Read more The value of financial advice
4 March 2021
LGS is here to help. Whether you are experiencing financial hardship or just want advice on how to make smart decisions, our financial planners can recommend strategies that work for you, your family and your lifestyle.
Read more Make plans with the one you love this Valentine’s Day
12 February 2021
What’s more romantic than planning your future together? That’s right — we think you and your partner should plan for your retirement this Valentine’s Day.
Read more How we at LGS are supporting the transition to net-zero
10 February 2021
Learn more about what net-zero is, what it means for our planet and why LGS is one of the companies leading the fight for net-zero emissions across Australia.
Read more Twelve monthly tips for your sustainable new year
18 January 2021
As you map out your year ahead, consider taking up one new sustainable habit each month. To get you started, here are some ideas for how to make 2021 a sustainable and cost-effective new year.
Read more The New Year is here: Financial tips for 2021
14 January 2021
Keep reading for some helpful reminders and practical advice that can prepare you to start 2021 from a position of strength.
Read more Financial New Year’s resolutions: New year, new super saving strategy
7 January 2021
Whether you’re committed to being more sustainable in the future or you’d like to cultivate a new hobby, think about also making a financial New Year’s resolution.
Read more Top tips for a sustainable Christmas
15 December 2020
With your holiday budget prepared, you may feel unstoppable when it comes to planning how the season will play out financially. But what about the environmental impact of your festivities?
Read more Why saving for retirement isn't as scary as it seems
29 October 2020
When you make the right preparations and have a plan in place, there's nothing to be spooked about. But first, let's examine the source of the fright.
Read more Responsible investment during turbulent times
13 October 2020
By choosing to invest your money in a responsible way, you could also be setting yourself up for long-term financial success and a comfortable retirement.
Read more World Green Building Week 2020: What you should know
21 September 2020
World Green Building Week 2020 takes place on 21-25 September. Learn more about green buildings and how net-zero carbon buildings are instrumental in tackling the climate crisis.
Read more What is the zero waste movement, and how can you get involved?
10 September 2020
The zero waste movement has grown steadily over the last decade. Find out more about this initiative and how you can take part.
Read more The history of Equal Pay Day in Australia
27 August 2020
Equal Pay Day is a symbolic indicator of the significance of the national gender pay gap and why it matters for Australian women.
Read more Standard recycling symbols: What do they mean?
6 August 2020
The first step towards proper recycling is to decode the symbols you encounter. Find out what they mean and learn about some private recycling programs.
Read more Top ideas for participating in Keep Australia Beautiful Week
17 August 2020
Keep Australia Beautiful Week runs from 17-23 August. Learn how this annual Aussie tradition got started and find out how to participate this year.
Read more Make it your business to divest from tobacco
6 July 2020
Divesting from tobacco is an important step towards promoting public health. Learn more about the tobacco industry and find out how you can help.
Read more Seven plastic items we can’t live without and their alternatives
3 July 2020
Plastic pollution endangers marine life and impacts the environment. Learn about seven plastic items you could easily substitute for eco-friendly alternatives.
Read more How to manage your finances in the new financial year
1 July 2020
It’s time to take a look at the financial decisions you made over the past year so you can start the next one with confidence and enthusiasm.
Read more Sustainable urban living: What you can do in the city
25 June 2020
Sustainability is on everybody’s mind, but most tips require a lot of land or other suburban or rural amenities. Here’s how city dwellers can go green.
Read more It’s tax season: what you need to do before the end of the financial year
17 June 2020
Put your finances in order before the end of the financial year. Learn some super saving strategies and find out how to make additional contributions before EOFY.
Read more Five things businesses need to do before the end of the financial year
11 June 2020
We’ve identified five essential steps to take before EOFY while keeping in mind that some things are a little bit different this year. Take a look!
Read more Eleven ways to have a sustainable road trip
5 June 2020
Is the open road calling your name? Find out how to vacation in style while staying sustainable on the road.
Read more Four things you can recycle and four things you can’t
4 June 2020
Smart recycling habits are some of the best ways you can practise sustainability. Find out what you can recycle, and learn which items just don’t go.
Read more Sustainable solutions to save money while staying warm this winter
25 May 2020
Reducing energy consumption in the winter months will lower your heating bills while also helping the environment. Here are some quick tips to get you started.
Read more Cyber safety: Protecting your privacy and your finances
23 April 2020
When we think about scams, we may immediately think of the effect as being the loss of money, but there’s also an emotional impact.
Read more How to set a positive mood in your team while working from home
21 April 2020
Working from home presents new challenges. Looking for ways to stay positive during the transition? Here are some tips and tricks that you can implement today.
Read more Stay sustainable during the coronavirus pandemic
17 April 2020
While most of us are staying at home, there are still many things we can do to make sure we prioritise sustainability alongside fighting the virus.
Read more 10 tips for staying active, and sustainable, during social distancing
14 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to changes in everyday life for people all over the world, including here in Australia.
Read more Five tips for a sustainable Easter
7 April 2020
Find out how to celebrate Easter in way that’s environmentally friendly.
Read more Why your workplace should participate in Clean Up Australia Day
24 February 2020
Clean Up Australia Day is just around the corner. One of the best ways to magnify your impact is to get others involved. Think your workplace could take part?
Read more How to make your home more environmentally friendly
20 February 2020
Homes may be sanctuaries for those who live in them, but most households aren’t sanctuaries for the environment.
Read more 5 reasons your super should be your valentine
14 February 2020
Love is in the air. But who will be your valentine this year? Even if you already have somebody in mind, we hear your super is looking pretty good right now.
Read more Australia's hidden gems: Where to travel this summer
20 January 2020
If you're looking for summer holiday ideas that don't increase your carbon footprint or cost a fortune, try one of Australia's own hidden gems.
Read more 4 New Year’s resolutions for a more sustainable lifestyle
13 January 2020
A new decade is here. There are lots of ways to focus your New Year’s resolutions on sustainability. Check out these environmentally friendly suggestions.
Read more Summer holidays: How to keep the kids happy on a budget
10 December 2019
Worried the school holidays will throw off your carefully planned budget? Fear not - here are some free and cheap activities your kids will love this summer.
Read more Budgeting for Christmas: will it dismantle your savings plan?
25 November 2019
Budgeting around Christmas time can sound like the epitome of Scrooge, but it can help you have fun without busting the bank.
Read more Six terrifying climate change numbers and how you can help solve them
31 October 2019
It's Halloween and you're likely feeling ready for some scary stories, so how about some terrifying numbers that reflect the current state of our planet?
Read more Why do we celebrate Labour Day? The birth of superannuation
2 October 2019
Labour Day is an important date in the calendar, but do you know what it celebrates? Here's a quick history of the occasion, and the birth of super.
Read more How to use your retirement to fight climate change
19 September 2019
Climate change is a very real threat to our planet - so how can you use your retirement to help fight against it? Here are some ways to get involved.
Read more Can investing be good for the planet?
16 August 2019
Did you know your investments can benefit the planet as well as your income? Here's how you can put your capital to work for the good of the environment.
Read more Four of the most affordable places to travel in your retirement
17 July 2019
Careful budgeting is sensible in your post work years. However, this doesn't rule out travel. Here are some affordable destinations to give you inspiration.
Read more Should you retire before your spouse?
16 May 2019
Retiring before your spouse is rarely people's first choice, but there are many benefits available from such an arrangement. Check out the pros and cons.
Read more Tips for planning a realistic personal budget in 2019
8 February 2019
The start of a new year is a great time to make some changes in your life. If creating an effective budget is on your agenda, you'll want to read these tips.
Read more 6 New Year's resolutions to do your bit for the planet
17 January 2019
This new year why not consider some ways that you can contribute to stopping climate change? Here are some easy resolutions for 2019.
Read more A young person's guide to managing money
3 December 2018
Knowing where to start with managing your finances can be difficult for first-time earners. Here are a few tips to help get your accounts in order.
Read more How does your super compare?
19 November 2018
Most of us start contributing to our super when we begin working, but do you know how your balance compares to other people your age?
Read more Slow and steady wins
5 November 2018
Salary sacrificing into your super fund is a great way to build your savings for retirement. So what are the pros and cons and how can you get started?
Read more A guide to living with less plastic
29 October 2018
Plastic is one of the greatest threats to the planet. These tips will help you identify some easy ways to reduce your plastic footprint.
Read more Changing jobs? Don't leave your super behind
9 October 2018
Securing your new job is an exciting time and one that should be celebrated, but don't forget about your super! Read on to learn how you should prepare.
Read more Thinking about retirement but not ready to stop working yet?
27 September 2018
The Transition to Retirement scheme gives you the opportunity to ease into your non-working years without taking a big cut to your income.
Read more Why you should start saving for your retirement in your 20s
21 September 2018
With all the challenges you face in your 20s, saving for retirement can feel like a chore you could do without. Here are the reasons why you should start now.
Read more Savvy strategies for women to maximise superannuation
16 August 2018
The average super balance for Aussie women when they retire is around $115,000 less than the average for men. It's important that women focus on growing their super so they can lead a comfortable retirement. Here are a few savvy strategies.
Read more Can you use super to buy your first home?
2 August 2018
Buying a house as a millennial can be challenging. Fortunately, the Australian Government has created a new way to save for your deposit: The First Home Super Saver (FHSS) scheme.
Read more Could you be investing in tobacco without realising?
4 June 2018
Tobacco is the cause of over 7 million deaths every single year. Your super fund could be investing in companies that support the tobacco industry.
Read more 9 ways to be more sustainable in your everyday life
28 May 2018
How would you like to make a difference to our planet and start living more sustainably? From buying locally to saying goodbye to plastic bottles for good, here are our best sustainable living tips.
Read more 7 ways to maximise your super (in a socially responsible way)
21 May 2018
Australians need around $545,000 to retire comfortably. Here are some tips on how to maximise your super—and be ethical about it!