By: Khai Phan On: February 16, 2024
By: Cherry Birch On: November 9, 2023

Every time I explain what we do at Financial Training Australia, I receive confirmation of the ongoing need – not rocket science maybe – but why is there such a need? Yes, we deliver Financial Training – no surprise there! However, we are all about working with our corporate...

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By: Khai Phan On: March 11, 2023
By: Cherry Birch On: November 22, 2022

  Over many years of facilitating programs, not just in Australia but in Southeast Asia, US, the MiddleEast and of course, the UK, I have to say this was a first – running training in a church nave! Whilst it was a little on the chilly side, (I think...

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By: Cherry Birch On: May 4, 2022

If you sit on a board or are presented with a set of financial accounts, how do you review them? I am not going to pretend that I can cover everything in this short article but at least give you some pointers and maybe arm you with some questions....

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By: Cherry Birch On: January 17, 2022

‘Deck the halls with boughs of holly Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la ‘Was the season to be jolly’ Whilst this might have been a wonderful time of year for many of us, it might also have been the season of spend, spend, spend …………fa –la –la- la – la – la! If...

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By: Cherry Birch On: December 16, 2021
By: Cherry Birch On: November 22, 2021

As we head towards yet another month end, you may be wondering how your area is performing versus budget or………………do you already know? Our systems are continually improving to give us a lot more real time data and whereas years ago, you would need to wait till at least...

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By: Cherry Birch On: November 4, 2021

I once wrote a blog on the subject of making Finance Training fun and definitely not boring. One of the comments, posted in reply, challenged me as to whether this really mattered – as long as the learning objectives were met. This intrigued me! You see when I was...

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By: Cherry Birch On: October 4, 2021

It was last weekend when an article in The Age caught my eye. The headline was “Undies index looking up”! It appears that there is an economic rule of thumb, championed by the former head of the U S Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, which is viewed as a crude...

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