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Five ways to stick to your financial resolutions

Setting a financial goal for the New Year? Take steps to make it work. It’s that time of year when we set new goals or dust off old ones. But how can we boost our chances of sticking to our financial resolution? Here are some practical tips. 1. Choose an attainable goal It’s good to

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Take control of your retirement

Are you affected by the increase in the Age Pension’s qualifying age? Take steps now to avoid getting caught short on retirement income. The minimum age to qualify for the Age Pension has started going up. For those born on or after 1 July 1952, the qualifying age increases by six months every two years

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Six ways to get the most out of a windfall

Received a large sum of money? By taking some practical steps, you can make sure your newfound wealth goes a long way. Research has shown that on average, people who receive an inheritance spend about half of it.1 So how can you make sure your windfall doesn’t just vanish but helps you build a secure

By |2018-11-01T00:37:06+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Our News|Comments Off on Six ways to get the most out of a windfall

Here’s why you need income protection

Your ability to earn an income is usually one of your biggest assets, so why not protect it? A sudden illness or injury can keep you from working and leave you in financial difficulty. You may get help from a worker’s compensation payout or personal savings, but are they enough to help you meet your

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How to manage finances in a relationship

Couples can reach their shared goals by keeping their finances healthy. Whether they’re saving for a house or a holiday or seeking to grow or preserve their family wealth, couples can reach their common goals by managing their money well. Here are some practical tips on managing finances together. Talk about it It’s important for

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Five ways to keep your business debt under control

Managing your business debt can help you steer clear of financial trouble. Piling up a lot of debt could leave your business in financial difficulty or, worse, bankrupt. Here are five ways that may help you manage debt and avoid a financial mess. 1. Understand your business situation It’s important to keep track of your

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Boost your super with the work test exemption

If you’re a recent retiree and looking to increase your superannuation savings, here’s some good news for you. The Australian Government is proposing to make it easier for recent retirees to save more super by allowing them to contribute for a year without having to show that they’ve been ‘gainfully employed’. The current rules Currently,

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