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You want your children and grandchildren to have the best education possible yet school and university fees keep rising. No doubt the money you spend on your kids’ education could be one of your family’s biggest expenses. That’s where ‘grandparents’ Continue Reading...

$59,236 per year for a couple, $43,184 for a single retiree Once we retire, we have a fundamental problem – how do we go about providing our income needs? The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) calculates that, for those aged around 65 yContinue Reading...

With the RBA cash rate at 2.50% and term deposit rates around 3.60% it’s now more important than ever to look at investments such as shares and property to grow your wealth. Recently the big four banks reduced their five year fixed loans to under 5%. This meContinue Reading...

Short answer – definitely not. While interest rates remain low investors will continue to favour stock that produce attractive levels of fully franked income e.g. the big four banks, Telstra etc. We see this across a number of our clients who are receive a pContinue Reading...

Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) have become very popular and rightly so. SMSFs offer the most flexible option for the investment on your retirement savings and the greatest amount of control. However, not everyone can justify the costs associated with runningContinue Reading...

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