Can residential property fund your retirement?

Thinking about retirement can be stressful. You need to plan for how long you think you’ll be retired, what lifestyle you will want to lead and approximately how much you will pay to maintain your cost of living plus any additional expenses. There are a lot of unknowns and “what ifs” that you might not be able to anticipate and many of them can affect your finances. Many people ask…  Read more

Overcoming financial gender gap

Overcoming the financial gender gap As female financial literacy rates increase around the world and more women become empowered to take control of their money, financial equality is improving. However, women still face a variety of unique challenges throughout their lives that can become barriers to growing their wealth. Here are some of the key financial gender gaps – and how you can overcome them. Wages Despite making significant headway…  Read more

Federal Budget 2020/21

On Tuesday 6 October, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg handed down the 2020/21 Federal Budget, which was one of the most eagerly anticipated Budgets in recent memory given the economic impacts felt across the country in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Some described it as the most important Budget since World War II, given the rising levels of national debt and unemployment that we have witnessed in the past eight…  Read more

Super Guarantee Amnesty

Scroll down for a calculated example of how the cost of not reporting can escalate. SG amnesty announced As an employer if you have ever considered a review of your superannuation guarantee (SG) obligations, now is the ideal time to take action. In fact, if you think you may have unpaid or underpaid SG payments, it is critical that you self report within the next six months to avoid harsh…  Read more

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