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At Chesterfields Financial Services we care about our client’s knowledge on financial concepts and their general financial wellbeing. We like to give them a safe place to learning more about money. As a demonstration of this, our clients have access to our Financial Knowledge Centre.

Please see below a selection of some of the most recent videos which might be of interest to you. We have videos that have nothing to do with money that we find interesting and want to share and we also have animated technical videos for different technical concepts. If you are not a client and would like to know more about our Financial Knowledge Centre, please contact us.

How to discover your ‘why’ in difficult times

The COVID-19 pandemic has been impactful in many ways. For some, it has been a catalyst for reflection and change. In this TED Talk, Simon Sinek covers several quite deep and thought-provoking topics.

Trauma insurance: Specified traumatic events

An unexpected traumatic event has the potential to have a serious financial impact on you. In this animation, we illustrate specified traumatic events that can be covered by trauma insurance policies.

Budgeting animation

Budgeting is an important foundation block for building and maintaining wealth. In this animation, we illustrate the power that can come from budgeting and putting in place an appropriate budget plan.

Australia's health 2020: Chronic diseases

In 2018, 47% of Australians had one or more of the 10 major chronic disease groups. In this video, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) briefly covers the health of Australians in 2020.

COVID-19: Jobs, industry & the economy

In April 2020, underemployment hit a historic high of 13.8%. This Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) video covers the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our jobs, industry and the economy.

COVID-19: Health, wellbeing, lifestyle & finances

In April 2020, 1 in 3 household’s finances worsened. This Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) video covers the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our health, wellbeing, lifestyle and finances.

Investing: Asset classes animation

We all tend to invest in either one or more of the different types of asset classes to help achieve our financial goals. In this animation, we illustrate the unique characteristics of each asset class.

2021 Budget: Leigh Sales and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg

In the 2021-22 Federal Budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced many proposed policy measures—ABC News’ Leigh Sales interviews the Treasurer to further discuss these proposed policy measures.

2021 Budget: Key proposed policy measures explained

ABC News’ James Glenday unpacks the 2021-22 Federal Budget—Australia’s current and forecast economic and fiscal position, as well as the Government’s policy priorities (and proposed policy measures).

Residential aged care: Family home

Whether to keep or sell your home can be a complex decision when looking to enter residential aged care. In this animation, we illustrate the various options, and the potential impact of each on you.

General insurance: Home & contents insurance

The loss or damage to property due to storms and fire can be devastating. General insurance can help in this regard. In this video, the Bureau of Meteorology explains the recent weather conditions.

Pension loans scheme animation

Our retirement income—and subsequent retirement outcome—can be affected by how we use our assets. In this animation, we illustrate one option to boost retirement income, the Pension Loans Scheme.

How working couples can support each other

In June 2020, there were roughly 3.3 million couple families with both partners being employed. In this TED Talk, Jennifer Petriglieri offers guidance on how working couples can support each other.

Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investing

For some investors, there may be a desire to align their investment values with their personal values. In this animation, we illustrate Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investing in detail.

The future of work: The digital workplace

For many, the 2020 calendar year and the COVID-19 pandemic brought about a sudden and dramatic workplace shift. In this Bloomberg video, there are insightful discussions on the future of work.

Concessional contributions animation

Come retirement, many factors can impact your super balance—such as time coupled with contributions. In this animation, we illustrate the finer details of concessional contributions.

Google: Year in search 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other in recent memory—testing us financially, physically, mentally, and emotionally over an extended period. In this video, Google showcases searches that shaped 2020.

SMART savings goals animation

For some of us, saving may be second nature or come easy due to circumstance, while for others, it may be more of a struggle. In this animation, we illustrate the concept of SMART savings goals.

Mindfulness: Positive changes in our lives

A mindful money practice requires you to pay full attention to your money on a moment-by-moment basis. In this TED Talk, Dr Shauna Shapiro discusses how mindfulness can help us make positive changes.

Personal insurance pre-assessment animation

A pre-assessment is an informal way of finding out how insurers may view your formal insurance application. In this animation, we illustrate pre-assessments and their associated potential benefits.

Financial behaviours and financial wellbeing

Active saving and not borrowing for everyday expenses—these behaviours can positively impact your financial wellbeing. In this video, Saturday Night Live offers a light-hearted skit on this.

Super lump sum withdrawals animation

When looking to fund your retirement from your super benefits, it’s important to understand your options— and their appropriateness to you. In this animation, we illustrate super lump sum withdrawals.

Legislative update: Your super, your choice

Not all employees can choose the super fund for their employer contributions—recent legislation seeks to address this issue. Alongside this, we share a video by Jason Silva on the paradox of choice.

2020 Budget: Key numbers explained

In the 2020-21 Federal Budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced many proposed measures, ABC News’ political correspondent, Greg Jennett, explains the key numbers behind some of these measures.

2020 Budget: Economic and investment considerations

Deloitte Access Economics’ Chris Richardson and Burman Invest’s Julia Lee discuss their thoughts on the 2020-21 Federal Budget, especially in relation to the level of debt that has been announced.

5 common money misconceptions

When it comes to having a healthy relationship with money, now and in the future, your money beliefs can play an important role. In this animation, we illustrate five common money misconceptions.

Dr Carl June: Advances in the fight against cancer

5-year survival rates for cancer can range from 16% (lung cancer) to 95% (prostate cancer). In this TED Talk, Dr Carl June, discusses a ground-breaking treatment method in the fight against cancer.

The three-bucket approach animation

When it comes to mitigating retirement-related risks, and providing for your retirement lifestyle, there can be several strategies employed. In this animation, we illustrate the three-bucket approach.

Tax refunds: Your vision & investing in yourself

If you have received, or are expecting to receive, a tax refund this year, consider how it can be put to good use. In this motivational video, Tom Bilyeu talks on making your vision a reality.

Your borrowing power animation

When looking to enter the property market, gauging our potential borrowing power can be useful. In this animation, we illustrate borrowing power—both potential and actual borrowing power.

Consumerism: Product price, expectation & experience

Can a product’s price influence our pre-purchase expectation, and post-purchase experience, of its quality? In this video, National Geographic conducts a tasty experiment to investigate this further.

Update: Improving flexibility of super for older Australians

In the 2019 Budget, the Government announced their intention to provide more flexibility for older Australians to contribute to super. Accompanied by a clever Volvo video, we give an update on this.

Aged care: Commonwealth Home Support Programme

From a care needs perspective, it’s vital to consider the retirement chapters we will move through, and plan accordingly. In this animation, we illustrate the Commonwealth Home Support Programme.

Dollar Street: The world as a street ordered by income

Our ideas about people in other places and cultures live can be formed by the images we see in the media. In this TED Talk, Anna Rosling Rönnlund discusses an alternative viewpoint, Dollar Street.

Cognitive bias: Loss aversion animation

Behavioural finance, a sub-field of behavioural economics, studies the psychology of decision-making. In this animation, we illustrate loss aversion, and how it can influence our decision-making.

Wellbeing: Self-care tips in times of stress or anxiety

Looking after our wellbeing is vital, especially in times of elevated stress or anxiety. In this video, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) provides some helpful self-care tips.

Investment (insurance) bonds animation

When building and holding wealth, in certain circumstances, a non-super investment vehicle can be an appropriate consideration. In this animation, we illustrate investment (insurance) bonds.

Morningstar: Market volatility and investment fundamentals

Rational decision-making, especially during increased market volatility, can often make all the difference. In this video by Morningstar, market volatility and investment fundamentals are discussed.

Wall Street Journal: Ergonomic remote working

Flexible working arrangements can include, among other things, remote working. In this video, the Wall Street Journal showcases how to create an ergonomic working environment.

Notice: Scammers targeting bushfire relief

Australia is experiencing devastating and widespread bushfires; support for those impacted is overwhelming. In this video, the ACCC Chairman provides details on scammers targeting bushfire relief.

Minimum annual pension payment animation

Upon commencing an account-based pension, a minimum annual pension payment must be made (until such time that the pension ceases). In this animation, we illustrate the minimum annual pension payment.

Strategies to overcome personal or work-related problems

When faced with a problem, it’s important to consider the approach you take to overcome it. In this TED Talk, Dr. Lani Nelson Zlupko provides strategies to overcome a personal or work-related problem.

Your financial situation, goals and objectives animation

Understanding where you are and where you want to be is important when setting out to achieve the latter. In this animation, we illustrate the phrase, ‘your financial situation, goals and objectives’.

High-income and multiple employers?

Are you a high-income earner with multiple employers? A bill that recently became law may be of interest to you. In this funny video, Mr Bean shows us how to not head off to work in the morning.

Intergenerational wealth transfer

Upon your passing, an intergenerational wealth transfer may occur; the transfer of your wealth to the next generation. In this animation, we illustrate important considerations regarding this event.

Social interaction and other longevity factors

Genetics, gender, healthcare and lifestyle are all factors that can affect longevity. In this TED Talk, Susan Pinker, a longevity researcher, discusses an often overlooked factor, social interaction.

Nominal vs real rate of return animation

When assessing an investment’s performance, it’s important to consider the information in front of you. In this animation, we illustrate the difference between nominal and real rate of return.

Business and household food waste

Global food waste has wide-reaching economic, environmental and social implications. In this video, Dr. M. Sanjayan explores business and household food waste problems and solutions.

Working in retirement animation

What is your ideal retirement? In this animation, we illustrate the reasons why some of us continue to (or recommence) work; the benefits of doing so, and the important considerations to be aware of.

Claiming deductions for work-related expenses

In the process of preparing your tax return? Any potentially claimable work-related expenses? In this funny video, Jimmy Fallon talks to kids about what they think their parents do all day at work.

Capital gains tax (CGT) animation

When disposing of an asset, you may find that you make a capital gain or loss. If you do make a capital gain, tax is generally payable. In this animation, we illustrate capital gains tax (CGT).

Your personal finance skills: Practice makes…

When managing your personal finances, ‘practice makes perfect’. In this video by Dude Perfect, a few individuals show that anything is possible if you put your mind to it…and practice.

Keeping your balance animation

When making financial decisions, it’s important to take the time to consider your two self’s: your present self; and, your future self. In this animation, we illustrate this concept further.

Dream big: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket launch

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” (Norman Vincent Peale). In this SpaceX video, a Falcon Heavy rocket launches into space with a rather unique payload.

Your financial wellbeing animation

A recent survey has found that on average Australians have a financial wellbeing score of 59 out of 100. In this animation, we illustrate what is financial wellbeing, and the things that influence it.

Life’s journey and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

In this highly emotive TED Talk, Jonathan Gravenor shares his life’s journey – confronting his own mortality, and in doing so, launching himself on a pilgrimage to become a better man.

Retirement planning and sequencing risk

Pre and post-retirement, it’s vital to understand the risks that retirees face and have a retirement plan in place to help weather these obstacles. In this animation, we illustrate sequencing risk.

Aged care services and receiving care at home

At some point in your life you may find that you need assistance to continue living at home. In this video, Saturday Night Live provide a light-hearted segue to talk about aged care services.

Establishing an emergency buffer

A key question to consider is whether you have enough savings at hand to weather an unexpected financial emergency. In this animation, we illustrate the importance of establishing an emergency buffer.

2019 Budget: PwC and the ‘Prudence Prevails’ Budget

PwC's chief economist Jeremy Thorpe discusses his thoughts on the 2019-20 Federal Budget, “Prudence prevails in this budget, but with challenges around low wage growth there’s a lot more to do.”

2019 Budget: ABC and Key Numbers Explained

As a result of the proposed measures that have come out of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's 2019-20 Federal Budget, ABC’s national affairs correspondent Greg Jennett explains the key numbers.

2019 Budget: Guardian Australia and the Political Context

Guardian Australia's political editor Katharine Murphy highlights the political context of the 2019-20 Federal Budget, given the Government’s wish to hand it down before the next election.

A minimalist approach to personal finance

Minimalism involves reviewing your priorities and removing excesses that don’t add value to your life. In this video, Matt D’Avella shares how minimalism helped him with his personal finances.

Superannuation: Work test exemption (WTE)

Once you reach age 65, making voluntary contributions to your superannuation can prove more difficult given contribution eligibility rules. In this animation, we illustrate the work test exemption.

Google: Year in search 2018

As you close the chapter on 2018, it’s important to remember, “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” (Unknown). In this video, Google showcases the searches that shaped 2018.

Monetary policy, cash rates and interest rates

Over one-third of Australians don’t check the cash rate. In this animation, we illustrate the important relationship between monetary policy, cash rates and interest rates.

Beliefs on money animation

Your beliefs on money can often govern what you associate with money, and the prospect of accumulating more money now and into the future. In this animation, we illustrate this in further detail.

How to achieve your most ambitious goals

Bridging the gap between the present and your vision for the future can often seem like an insurmountable task. In this TED Talk, Stephen Duneier explains how to achieve your most ambitious goals.

Your money personality preferences

Your money personality (i.e. Owl, Dolphin, Labrador or Monkey) describes your natural personality preferences for dealing with money. In this funny video by the BBC, we see some personalities at work.

Personal insurances: Managing risk

An important part of wealth accumulation is putting appropriate strategies in place to manage risk. In this animation, we illustrate one such strategy – a comprehensive personal insurance plan.

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