Having an appropriate financial plan in place covers more than just investments and insurance. The same goes for a financial adviser – there are some you will just click with, who you will feel comfortable opening up to and working with over the long term, to improve your financial future. You’re better off Research by…

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Did you know there is over 10[1] million Australians with a superannuation account, approximately 36% of which hold more super accounts, which make up $20.8[2] billion in ‘lost super’. Is some of that yours? Find it Moved house? Changed jobs? Don’t know where your teenage self stashed your super? It’s easy to track it down.…

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Pandemic concerns reappear… Global shares fell -3.2% and -1.1% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Global equities were led on the downside by both US and European equities with the German market down over -9.4%. Emerging markets rose 4.2% during September in Australian Dollar (AUD) terms with the Chinese market performing strongly whilst other developing…

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The cost of goods and services will always be on the rise The increasing cost of goods and services is a reality most Australians have to deal with. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that living expenses for employee households were up by 1.1% from March 2020, compared to March 20191. This may…

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Federal Budget Summary The announcements in this update are proposals unless stated otherwise. These proposals need to successfully pass through Parliament before becoming law and may be subject to change during this process. What you need to know The Budget is forecast to result in a record deficit peaking at $966 billion (44% of GDP)…

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If you are not able to visit us in person, or it is more convenient to work with us digitally, we have the capability and technology to make it easier for us to connect with you. We have also considered how we can do this in a safer online environment. We want to make working…

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If you are worried about the rising cost of living expenses and are not seeing any wage increases, then it’s time to get organised with your finances, set a realistic budget, work out what you can do without and where you can invest to save. The increasing cost of goods and services – from food…

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Take the pain out of managing your family’s finances. Taking care of household finances can be taxing, especially if you have a big family. But with proper planning and budgeting, there’s no need to stress. Here are some tips to help you effectively manage your household finances. 1.      Examine your finances Sitting down as a…

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In your 40s? Here’s what you need to consider to financiallyget ahead. Being in your 40s often involves balancing many responsibilities that it becomes easy to neglect your own financial wellbeing. But it’s not too late to secure your future. Here are some tips that may help you financially make the most of your 40s.…

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At some point you will retire. Many of us hope that is sooner, rather than later. We hope that we can retire with enough life left in us to enjoy all the things that took a backseat during our working years. We want enough money to be comfortable and safe in the knowledge we won’t…

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