Whether you’re a budding business, dedicated community group or curious individual, our financial education resources are designed to help you feel more money confident. Powered by Westpac, the Davidson Institute is here to help you work towards the financial future you want.
LIVE EVENT – Friday February 26 @ 12.00pm AEDT
Rapid changes to the market can provide significant growth opportunities however if you dive in too quickly, the growth may be more harmful to your business than beneficial. This webinar covers understanding the impact of rapid growth on your cash flow, how to fund the required increase in assets, and how to measure the long-term effects on your business’s finances.Register now
LIVE EVENT – Thursday February 25 @ 12.00pm AEDT.
Every business owner is in business to make a profit. If you're looking for ways to work smarter instead of harder, and maximise the return you’re getting for your hard work, then our webinar may be for you. We'll help you better understand the relationship between price, volume, and costs; managing costs; and maximising returns.Register now
LIVE EVENT – Wednesday February 24 @ 12.00pm AEDT.
Keeping cash flowing freely is essential for every business. However, there are many places that cash can 'hide' in your business and slow down cash flow. This webinar provides hints and tips on where your cash may be getting caught up and how to free it up to help your business operate more efficiently.Register now
LIVE EVENT - Tuesday February 23 @ 12.00pm AEDT
Businesses face a very different landscape in 2021. To continue to thrive or even get back on track it’s important to take some time to become familiar with the 'new norm'. This webinar covers tools you can use to explore how things have changed so you can identify where there may be new roadblocks or opportunities for your business.Register now
Understanding where your money goes can help you take control and create opportunities for you and your family. A money diary may be useful to help identify how you're using your money. Download your money diary today to help you achieve your money dreams and goals.Download now
Greg Gebhart from the ESafety Commissioner talks through a number of common questions from what a scam is, to different types of scams and what you can do to help protect you and your money from scammers.Watch now
Do you know what you want your retirement to look like? Do you know how much money you’ll need to support that lifestyle? Do you have a plan for how you’re going to get there? Our ‘Planning your finances for retirement’ video aims to help you plan for the financial future you want.Watch now
Want to invest but unsure where or how to start? Investing is one way to create wealth and achieve your financial goals but for many new investors it can be a daunting prospect. Our ‘Investing’ video will walk you through investment strategy, the many investment options available, and how to choose the right one for you.Watch now
Superannuation will be one of our most important assets when it comes time to retire. Why then do we not pay it more attention now to work towards a better financial future? View our 'Managing your super' video to learn 5 simple things you should know about your super.Watch now
There is a perception that a home is a place we live in, and an investment property is something that we make money from. But your home is not just your castle, have you thought about how to leverage it to finance things such as investments, education and more?
Our video 'Managing your home loan to get ahead' will focus on how you can use your home to grow your wealth and ways to help you achieve your financial goals.Watch now
Many people have a very clear vision of how they want their life to play out from a personal perspective and a career perspective. This 'Planning for your financial future' video takes a high level, long term view of a financial plan that can help you to achieve your life goals.Watch video
Ruby Connection and the Davidson Institute have partnered to develop the Good Money Management booklet. In this booklet, we’ll show you how to track your expenses, save and budget, and set yourself up for a stronger financial future. It also provides some great information on getting paid, superannuation, and tips for protecting your financial future.Download now
Many of us find managing our finances difficult at the best of times, but these challenges are often amplified if you’ve experienced domestic and family violence, including financial abuse. This is module 2 from a series of 3 guides to help you navigate through this difficult time.Download now
Many of us find managing our finances difficult at the best of times, but these challenges are often amplified if you’ve experienced domestic and family violence, including financial abuse. This is module 1 from a series of 3 guides to help you navigate through this difficult time.Download now
Many of us find managing our finances difficult at the best of times, but these challenges are often amplified if you’ve experienced domestic and family violence, including financial abuse. This is module 3 from a series of 3 guides to help you navigate through this difficult time.Download now
The Guide for Community Financial Officers is designed to help Financial Officers of community organisations, of all shapes and sizes, to take on the role with greater knowledge and confidence and to help Board Members to understand what is required of a Financial Officer.Download now
As demand for services increases and the available funding decreases it is vital that not-for-profit organisations ensure that their financial governance passes muster. Watch the Financial Governance for NFPs video to find out more about this important aspect of your organisation's governance.Watch now
If you work in Australia, you will most likely pay a portion of your pay to the government in the form of taxes. These taxes are then used to provide services such as roads, health, and education. Having a basic understanding of the taxation system helps you make sure you are paying the right amount of tax.Watch now
Australia has a retirement savings scheme known as superannuation. If you are working in Australia then you will be required to participate. This video briefly explains what superannuation is and how you can make the most of these long term savings.Watch now
Financial statements contain a wealth of information that savvy business owners can use to improve their business performance. Our 'Understanding Financial Statements' video helps unlock this information so you can better understand the numbers in your business.Watch now
Knowing your duties as a director are essential in running any organisation. If you get it wrong, you could be liable for civil and / or criminal penalties. This 20 minute video looks at Directors' Duties under the various acts and regulators.Watch now
Growth in sales and profit is often seen as the primary goal for any business, however if rapid growth is not managed well it can be detrimental to a business. Watch our ‘Managing business growth’ video to discover practical tips and tools to help prepare your business for sustainable growth.Watch now