13 August 2019
The old saying goes: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australians have been scammed out of more than $78 million dollars so far this year, based on data reported to them by scam victims.Read More
29 May 2019
There are new changes on the way for those with multiple and low balance superannuation accounts.
From July 1, inactive low balance superannuation policies can be consolidated into a member’s existing active superannuation account by the ATO on behalf of the policy holder.
3 April 2019
With an election soon to be called, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced the 2019-20 budget.
Most notably, personal income tax cuts and energy assistance payments are on offer for individuals, while small/medium businesses are set to benefit from an increase in the Instant Asset Write-Off Scheme.
Other measures that affect businesses include an increase in funding for Australian businesses to market their products overseas and a delay in proposed Division 7A changes.Read More
7 February 2019
Life does not always go to plan. While we logically know that, most of us don’t plan for the worst – it’s all a bit morbid and time consuming.
The downside of not planning is the potential for hard earned assets to be squandered, family fall-outs, and money handed to the Government that could have been distributed in accord with your wishes. If you are a business owner, then the stakes are even higher.Read More
21 January 2019
The best thing you can do for your family is protect them financially.
Most people are aware of insurance cover for unexpected death, but there are other life events that could have an equally damaging financial burden.
Major illness or traumatic accident can dramatically change your life and severely impact your ability to generate income.Read More
30 August 2018
Global investment company Magellan Group stands by a strong set of principles when it comes to investing. Their carefully considered strategies have resulted in long term success, underpinned largely by the importance of quality investments. The below snippet from their Annual Investor Report provides an insight into their thinking and highlights the importance of quality when creating an investment portfolio.