Monthly Archives: August 2020

Super in COVID WORLD

Super in a COVID world

Ian Littler During these uncertain times, you might be nervous about your Super investments. It’s important to consider your long-term goals and make well-informed decisions. Here are some things to take into consideration with your Super investments to ride…

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beyond covid-19

Beyond COVID-19

Marcus Warren It is no longer news that Covid-19 has affected the Australian economy significantly. The questions we need to ask ourselves are the following: What actions can be taken to strengthen Australia’s economic recovery and; What opportunities exist…

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Are you looking after yourself

Are you looking after yourself?

It’s an amazing fact that many people look after their belongings better than their own lives. Most people wouldn’t think twice about insuring a car, but what about insuring a life? It’s not a good idea to focus on…

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risk profiling

Why is risk profiling so important?

Cameron James Following COVID-19, risk profiling as a tool has become more important than ever. Coronavirus has shown us again that market downturn is sudden, and it is not always a straight line up for market growth. The COVID-19…

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What happens when I retire

What happens when I retire

Savannagh Close You’d be forgiven for thinking that retirement is as simple as hanging up the work boots, withdrawing your super balance and continuing to live your life, funded by a recently-accessible lump sum of cash. However, there are…

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Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax

Shannon Ferney Did you know that your tax position can be affected by selling some assets? Capital Gains Tax, or CGT for short, is tax payable on any amount of money you earn by selling an asset for more…

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The difference between an actual financial loss and a loss on paper, also known as an unrealised loss

Paper Loss

The difference between an actual financial loss and a loss on paper, also known as an unrealised loss John Pearson The share market can be a highly volatile place with wide-ranging annual, quarterly, even daily swings. Although this volatility can present…

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Take Advantage of your Super

Take Advantage of Your Super⁠

Damian Rajah⁠ Generally, super access starts at retirement. However, what not many people know is that there are several ways you can access your super capital a little earlier. ⁠⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠ The first way is via hardship provisions. This is when…

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