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On Tuesday 9 May 2017, the Treasurer, Scott Morrison, released the Government’s 2017-18 Budget. This year’s Budget won’t significantly impact retirees; however, there were plenty of changes announced that could affect you. For further information regardiContinue Reading...

Introduction Last night the Federal Government handed down the Budget for the 2016-17 year that includes some of the biggest changes to the superannuation system since 1 July 2007. Some of the major announcements include: • changes to contributions caps, incContinue Reading...

Most people do not have a budget and regularly spend what they cannot afford. This is often due to having a readily available credit card and taking the approach ‘I’ll just pay for that later’. Recently released date by Roy Morgan highlights that one in Continue Reading...

The Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan described his sixth Federal Budget as a ‘sensible, calm and responsible approach that puts jobs first’. This Budget could be described as uneventful as it contained little in the way of sweeteners for middle income earnersContinue Reading...

The government cannot keep their hands off super. Since Keating introduced superannuation in the early 90’s there has been several changes, which has created an enormous amount of work for financial advisors. It creates uncertainty. So for the next 6 weeks oContinue Reading...