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Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning for Australians

Most people don’t think about retirement planning until it’s only a few years away or if they have to stop work due to medical conditions. We need to start retirement planning when we begin our full-time careers.Australians are living…

Who Can Give Super Advice?

Who Can Give Super Advice

Financial matters are top of mind for most Australian household, especially over the last few months. While everyone at the family dinner table or on the Zoom conference call likely has an opinion, only an accredited Financial Adviser is…

Home is where the tax is

Home Is Where The Tax Is

The ATO has announced a Working From Home tax shortcut to accomodate the changed working conditions for most Australians. This means that for the period commencing 1 March 2020 and ending 30 June 2020 there are now three ways that you can choose to calculate your additional deductible running expenses.

How much Super can I withdraw at 60?

It can often be confusing as to what constitutes ‘retirement’ and when you can claim your Super Benefit. Here’s a simple summary of what to expect. If you are aged between 60 and 64 your Super Benefit is preserved…

Keeping track of your superannuation accounts

It’s not uncommon for people to open a new super account each time they start a new job. However, considering the average Australian school leaver today is expected to work for as many as 17 different employers throughout their…

Can someone steal your super?

We are often asked by our customers how they can keep their super safe – not from dangerous investments but rather from people who may try to steal your funds. You can only access your superannuation if you meet…

Is your boss paying your Super?

The Superannuation that your employer pays on your behalf is your hard-earned money. If your employer is not paying your Super, they are stealing from you. Many businesses that are struggling find it difficult to pay their debts as…

Superannuation Guarantee-JobKeeper Scheme

The Superannuation Guarantee and JobKeeper scheme

On 30 March 2020, the Federal Government announced the introduction of an Australian Government wage subsidy known as the JobKeeper scheme. The JobKeeper scheme is aimed at helping employers significantly affected by coronavirus to keep paying their employees and…

How RBA is keeping the economy moving

The Morrison Government’s mind-bogglingly large support packages to get Australians through the COVID-19 shutdown have dominated headlines, and rightly so. Only months ago, the Australian economy was in relatively good shape and headed for a Budget surplus. It’s not…