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Should I refinance my home loan?

Australia’s interest rates have been lifted by a further half-percent, from 1.35 to 1.85 percent. This latest move marks a 175-basis point increase in the rate since it began hiking in May, and the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA)…

Transitioning to the next chapter

Retirement means starting a new chapter of your life, one that gives you the freedom to create your own story, as you decide how you would like to spend your time. While retirement may not be part of your…

How to manage rising interest rates

Rising interest rates are almost always portrayed as bad news, by the media and by politicians of all persuasions. But a rise in rates cuts both ways. Higher interest rates are a worry for people with home loans and…

Top Super strategies to consider before EOFY

Kris McCleland, SAA Senior Responsible Manager – shares some key Super strategies, which may help boost your retirement savings before June 30. Financial markets have gone through a great deal of upheaval in the past two years, which makes…

A Super start to the new financial year

As the end of the financial year approaches, now is a good time to check your Super and see what you could do to boost your retirement nest egg. What’s more, you could potentially reduce your tax bill at…

SAA Partners with Ecologi to Plant a Forest

One of the best tools to reduce erosion and moderate the climate, is to plant trees. Aside from providing shade and shelter, timber for construction, fuel for cooking and heating, and fruit for food, they are also crucial in preventing ecological…

The Road Ahead for Shares

Trying to time investment markets is difficult if not impossible at the best of times, let alone now. The war in Ukraine, coupled with rising inflation and interest rates, have all added to market uncertainty and volatility. At times…

Superannuation Advice Australia Sits Up for Bravehearts

This month (May), we continue our ongoing support of Bravehearts and its mission to protect vulnerable children against sexual assault and exploitation. If you are unaware of Bravehearts’ vital work in our communities, please take a minute to view…

Avoid the rush: Get ready for June 30

It seems like June 30 rolls around quicker every year, so why wait until the last minute to get your finances in order? With all the disruption and special support measures of the past two years, it is possible…