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Federal Budget Update 2021-22 - Investing in Recovery

Posted on 12 May 2021
Federal Budget Update 2021-22 - Investing in Recovery
Investing in recovery In his third and possibly last Budget before the next federal election, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is counting on a new wave of spending to ensure Australia's economic recovery maintains its momentum. As expected, the focus is on jobs and major new spending on support for aged care, women and first-home buyers with some superannuation sweeteners for good measure. With the emphasis on spending, balancing the Budget has been put on the back burner until employme...
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How financial advice can pay good dividends during tough times

Posted on 17 March 2021
How financial advice can pay good dividends during tough times
How Financial Advice can pay good dividends during tough times In a period of market instability due to COVID and low interest rates, many investors are struggling to know where to invest.  For those at or nearing retirement, the struggle is even greater.  Cash and term deposits used to be considered a safe haven, but with interest rates at historical lows, more investors are being pushed to consider alternative investments. It may be tempting to jump on the latest trending in...
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Granny flats: tax tips and traps

Posted on 9 December 2020
Granny flats: tax tips and traps
Granny flats: Tax tips and traps The idea of adding a granny flat to your property sounds like a great idea. A property to rent out to generate some welcome extra income, or a home for adult children or mum and dad in their later years. But there are important tax and personal considerations to consider before taking the plunge and digging up the backyard. Although the Federal Budget proposed significant reform in this area (which we cover later in this article), important tax questio...
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Getting Retirement Plans Back on Track

Posted on 19 November 2020
Getting Retirement Plans Back on Track
Getting Retirement Plans Back on Track After a year when even the best laid plans have been put on hold due to COVID-19, people who were planning to retire soon may be having second thoughts. You may be concerned about a drop in your super balance, insecure work, or an uncertain investment outlook. Whatever your circumstances, a financial tune-up may be required to get your retirement plans back on track. You may even find you're in better financial shape than you feared, but you wo...
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