Julia Newbould

Finance Writer & Speaker

Julia Newbould is a freelance writer and speaker. She was recently managing editor at Conexus Financial curating content for events for superannuation chief investment officers, and financial advisers and licensees. Prior to that she was managing editor of Money magazine. In 2020 she published her first book The Joy of Money, co-authored with financial adviser Kate McCallum. The Joy of Money won the Best Personal Finance and Investment book at the Australian Business Book Awards in 2020. It was also a runner up in the Health and Wellbeing category. Julia has more than 20 years’ finance journalism experience and was previously editor of Financial Planning and Super Review magazines at Reed Business Information; managing editor at InvestorInfo and managing editor at Morningstar Australia. Her passions lay between helping women gain greater equality in all areas of life and supporting financial literacy in all areas of society.

Articles by Julia Newbould

When is the right time to seek financial advice?

Most people who see a financial adviser will tell you they wished they’d seen them sooner. 

Super strategies – 10 years out from retirement

Much like exercise and eating well, your financial wellbeing is key to living a happy and healthy life.

10 things a financial planner can do for you

Many years ago, I realised there was a big gap in people’s understanding and knowledge of financial planning and the role of advisers.  

Financial tips when starting a new job

Whether you’re starting work for the first time or you’re changing jobs, there are key things to know and do.

Life insurance – what are my options?

Protecting your assets is a very important part of your financial plan.

Pulse checking your finances

Your financial health is key to the health of your wellbeing, relationships, work and home life.

Things to consider for aged care

Aged care can be a very complex area of financial advice.

Tips for filling out tax returns

Saving money is as important as earning money for your financial wellbeing.

What to expect in your first meeting with a financial planner

Your first meeting with a financial adviser should be a little bit like a first date.

What to include in my will

Your will is one of the most important documents you’ll ever work on.

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