News & Information
Published: 24 December 2018
With the 2018 Calendar year coming to a close, we thought we might take a moment to recap the year that’s been. After years of stability and complacency, volatility crept in the front door of financial markets and made its presence felt. Volatility in equity markets (February & October), volatility in Property (House Prices), volatility also experienced in currency markets and cryptocurrencies.
Published: 10 October 2018
With constant changes in the economy and the fluctuations in the market we’re always looking for ways to continue to build our wealth. To be able to build we need to have a starting point. While everyone is different financially, we can all use these basic 5 building blocks as our foundation to help us grow financially.
Published: 14 August 2018in Our Financial Advice Offering, Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF), Investment Advice - Anthony Stedman
With many Australians having more than one employer It’s not uncommon for people to have Super Guarantee from Multiple Employers paid to separate funds. We often find employers simply default their employees to a single fund leading to multiple Superannuation Guarantee accounts with various Superannuation providers. Those individuals fortunate enough to have a high paying job can sometimes run into difficulty where Super Guarantee Contributions are concerned.
Published: 10 August 2018
Do you need a financial advisor when choosing between the name brand can of tomatoes or picking up the cheaper store brand can. Clearly not… But, the financial decisions that we make day to day eventually all add up and impact on our financial futures.
Published: 06 August 2018
If you’ve recently considered getting financial advice from a professional, you may have found yourself a tad overwhelmed with the plethora of information available on the web and the multitude of sources of Financial advice available, from receiving financial advice from your personal banker to a professional of an independently owned financial practice, the list is endless. To help in your pursuit of obtaining expert financial advice, we’ve compiled a 5-step guide to help point you in the right direction.
Published: 17 July 2018
The Pension Loan Scheme is just what the name denotes; a loan arrangement offered by the Australia government available to those who meets the age pension age test. The Pension Loan Scheme provides Australian pensioners short-term support in the form of a loan that is repaid in regular fortnightly payments.
Published: 23 May 2018
A financial planner and an accountant hold very different certifications and accreditations for services they provide their clients.
Published: 16 May 2018
The 2018 federal budget has been handed down by Treasurer Scott Morrison The following is a summary of announcements we feel are relevant to our lovely clients. Challenger has produced a summary which we have taken the liberty of copying for your information.
Published: 04 May 2018
The vast majority of Australians have a Superannuation fund in place. With so many choices, you could be forgiven for wondering which Superannuation is the right one for me. Knowing the features of each fund can help you make that decision. Below is a list of all the different types of super funds are offered and their key features.
Published: 03 May 2018
As with any financial decision, choosing a super fund to invest your retirement money takes thought and careful consideration. With the growing number of super funds available, choosing just one fund can not only be tricky but also quite daunting.