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This article takes a look at why property is so appealing amongst younger investors, discussing both the drawcards and risks with property investing. – What drives young investors to property?
In a world of amateur investors and ‘fin-fluencers’, it’s important to realise the value of professional advice when investing. This article outlines the key advantages of using a financial adviser opposed to trying to go it alone. – Investing yourself vs using a financial planner.
Selling or closing down a business can be a very emotional time. This article helps to explain some of the more confusing points that need to be addressed whilst selling/closing a business in Australia. – A guide to selling or closing a business.
This article discusses the most valuable tips that you need to consider when comparing credit cards. We emphasize the importance of finding the right card to suit your needs and to not get caught up in the bells and whistles. – How to find the best credit card for you.
This article provides a guide on how to prepare for, and future proof, your home purchase to ensure you avoid experiencing a home loan headache! It also covers a range of actions that can be taken when experiencing mortgage stress. – Avoid a home loan headache.
In this article we take a look at why your financial success isn’t just a numbers game and simple changes you can make today for a more successful relationship with your money! – Why financial success isn’t just a numbers game!
This article illustrates the importance of budgeting, saving and structuring loans to work in your favour, rather than purchasing on credit. It reiterates the importance of professional advice in early adult life to establish good habits and build financial knowledge. – How much interest are you actually paying?
This article explains the importance of creating a plan to manage “digital assets” and online accounts after death. It provides examples of what these can include and how valuable they might be to an estate. – Digital assets and estate planning.
This article grants advice to people looking for the right mortgage product and then reducing it quickly. It highlights what to look for and what to be aware of. – Take control of your mortgage.
This article puts forward a checklist of financial items to review at the beginning of the new year to assess your financial situation. – New year financial checklist.
With many overseas travelers embarking across the globe for the first time, this article outlines a few helpful tips when it comes to travelling overseas. – Overseas travel – Eight handy tips.
Sportspeople, media personalities, celebrities and ‘insta’ influencers beware. The ATO has taken a U-turn on how fame and image should be taxed. – Taxing fame: The ATO’s U-turn.
The Queensland Government has backed away from an amendment that would have seen the land tax rate for investment property in Queensland assessed on the value of the investor’s Australia wide land holdings from 1 July 2023, not just the value of their Queensland property. – States move on property based taxes.
This article focuses on inflation, interest rates, a surge in spending, company profit and domestic and global economic growth. – Quarterly Economic Update: October – December 2022.
The Government’s ‘Secure Jobs, Better Pay’ legislation passed Parliament on
2 December 2022. We explore the issues. – Secure Jobs, Better Pay reforms
After the adrenaline and excitement of the holiday season is over, many people struggle with the post-Christmas blues. This article describes the symptoms to look out for and discusses ways to reduce the impact so you can start the new year off in a positive way. – The post-Christmas blues.
It’s that time of year again – what to do for the Christmas party for the team, customers and gifts of appreciation. Here are our top tips for a generous and tax effective Christmas season. – Avoiding the FBT Christmas Grinch!
As we head into the holiday season, the overwhelming pressure and strain of spending can take a toll. Here, we take a look at the impacts that the expense of Christmas can have on our mental health and how to enjoy the festive season without going overboard. – The overwhelming cost of Christmas.
In the wake of the Optus data leak, legislation before Parliament will lift the maximum fine for serious or repeated breaches of the Privacy Act from $2.2m to up to $50m. But there are no guarantees that even the strongest safety measures will prevent an attack. So, what does that mean for business and their customers? – Cybersecurity: Can you prevent a hack?
The deadline for existing directors of Australian companies to obtain a Director Identification Number is 30 November 2022. – Director ID: 30 November 2022.
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