A Helping Hand on the Property Ladder

Buying your first home is always a big step, but with property prices rising faster than pay packets, taking that first step seems more challenging than ever. National house prices rose 20 percent in the year to September, the…

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Shining a light on aged care payment options

International Day of Older Persons is a celebration of the older people in all societies, their importance, and a reminder to continue developing a society for all ages. This International Day of Older Persons, Superannuation Advice Australia would like…

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Responsible Investing on the Rise

For many people, there is more to choosing investments than focusing exclusively on financial returns. Returns are important, but a growing number of individuals also want to be assured that their investments align with their values. Everyone’s values are…

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Don’t take Super cover for granted

Buying insurance through Super has many advantages, but you need to make sure you are getting the right cover for your individual needs Most Super funds offer life and total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance to fund members and,…

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Investing lessons from the pandemic

When the coronavirus pandemic hit financial markets in March 2020, almost 40 percent was wiped off the value of shares in less than a month.i Understandably, many investors hit the panic button and switched to cash or withdrew savings from…

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New Financial Year rings in some Super changes

As the new financial year gets underway, there are some big changes to superannuation that could add up to a welcome lift in your retirement savings. One of these being the Superannuation Guarantee (SG), which will happen automatically so…

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Counting down to June 30

It has been a year of change like no other and that extends to tax and superannuation. As the end of the financial year approaches, now is a good time to check some new and not so new ways…

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Decluttering Your Finances

The start of a new Financial Year is the perfect time to reassess your personal monetary position and shed some financial baggage. In the style of Marie Kondo, the Japanese organising guru who has inspired millions to clean out…

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Love and money: Achieving financial harmony

The past 12 months have been a challenging time for many of us on a personal level, with the pandemic having a far-reaching impact on so many aspects of our lives. While the Australian economy is proving remarkably resilient,…

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Bonds, inflation and your investments

The recent sharp rise in bond rates may not be a big topic of conversation around the Sunday barbecue, but it has set pulses racing on financial markets amid talk of inflation and what that might mean for investors.…

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