October 31, 2017

5 Great Income Charts

Investing For Income The low interest rates of recent times along with periodic turmoil in investment markets has provided us with a reminder of the importance of the
July 26, 2017

Tax Time Scams

Be Aware of Online Scams So far this year The Australian tax office (ATO) has received reports of almost 29,000 ATO impersonation scams! You should be
July 17, 2017

Spouse Super Contribution

Spouse Super Contribution A spouse contribution involves making a contribution to a spouse’s super fund to build their retirement savings. You may receive a tax offset for contributions made on behalf of a
May 31, 2017

Tax & Super Opportunities

Super Opportunities There are plenty of ways to benefit from super’s favourable tax treatment, regardless of how much you earn and how old you are. 1. You
May 10, 2017

Federal Budget 2017-18

  On Tuesday 9 May, the Government handed down the 2017 Federal Budget.   KEY BUDGET MEASURES INCLUDE An opportunity for first home buyers to save
March 24, 2017

Autumn Newsletter 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of our client newsletter and our first for 2017. As usual 2016 passed us by quicker than ever and we look
March 23, 2017

Lending and Interest Rates

Are Interest Rates on the Increase? The Reserve Bank Australia (RBA) meets on the first Tuesday of each month (except January) to decide on the official
March 23, 2017

Can I Retire?

How much extra money you contribute to your super depends on what you’ll need to live off once you retire. The amount of super you need
January 27, 2017

Do you teach your children about money?

In a world full of credit cards and internet banking money has become invisible. These days we can even tap our phone to make a purchase.
January 27, 2017

2017 Financial Outlook

2016 started badly for investors with worries about global growth and deflation. But global growth turned out okay &, despite political events, rising bond yields &
November 10, 2016

Trump President: Policies and Impact

  For months there has been speculation as to the impact a Trump victory would have on financial markets – and it is fair to say
November 9, 2016

Do you have Lost Super?

Who can have lost super? Your super fund will report you as a lost member if either: they have not been able to contact you they
November 7, 2016

Australian Housing Market

Australian Housing Market – surging unit supply, the economy and what it all means for investors Key points – Expensive housing and high household debt leave
October 31, 2016

The US presidential election

Donald Trump as the Republican candidate for president makes the outcome of the 8 November US presidential election of greater significance than normal. Many would see
October 31, 2016

Is a SMSF for you?

If you set up a self-managed super fund (SMSF), you’re in charge – you make the investment decisions for the fund and you’re held responsible for