I have to admit, I get a real buzz when I hear someone talking about not knowing what to do with their money. The buzz comes from the excitement I feel knowing that I can help them. It might be in some small way, but more often it’s enough to help make a major change […]
It seems paradoxical. The self-employed are among the most enthusiastic supporters of self-managed super yet the majority of the self-employed have little or no super. Certainly, many informed owners of successful businesses aim to make the most of superannuation, including its concessional tax treatment. For instance, numerous small business owners hold their family business premises […]
Did you know that around 90 per cent of women end up with not enough superannuation savings to fund the lifestyle they want in retirement? In fact, the average superannuation account balance for women when they retire is around $90,000 less than the average for men. There are a number of reasons why this is […]
Retirement planning just became more complex after the government gave superannuation a surprisingly extensive shake-up in the May budget. Some of the proposed changes won’t come into force until 2017, but others may require immediate attention. If you are planning to put after-tax money into super before June 30 you now need to work out […]
An adequate retirement income is – like beauty – all in the eyes of the beholder. The Australian superannuation system has for the past 20 years been concentrated more on the value of the account balance at the time of retirement – the ‘how much is enough’ question. That debate is now shifting quite noticeably […]
What is SuperStream? SuperStream is a set of government measures designed to improve the efficiency of superannuation transactions between employers and super funds. SuperStream introduces the following benefits: timely electronic processing of transactions improved cost and time efficiencies for employers and super funds fewer lost and duplicate accounts, and faster allocation of money to member […]
There have been significant changes to the SMSF annual return. Understanding the changes will help you submit the correct information for your fund. It is now a requirement for all SMSFs to provide us with your fund’s superannuation bank account details. In addition, if your SMSF has an electronic service address alias, you should include […]
In the unlikely event that you break a leg or, heaven forbid, die prematurely you and your family have got it covered, right? You’ve got life insurance care of your super fund, not to mention that pricey health insurance policy. And if worst comes to worst, there’s always a government pension to fall back on, […]
We all know how important it is to have a current will, even if we haven’t got around to it yet. But documenting what happens to your assets after you die is just the start of a comprehensive estate plan. Will it your way. Just as important as who gets the house or paintings when you’re […]
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A person's financial story is like a jigsaw puzzle... "lots of pieces needing to be put into their correct places". A financial adviser can assist a client to put the pieces in the right places by having a series of simple conversations about where a they are currently situated, where they want to be and what strategies can assist them. Every client has a different financial story and goals. Each jigsaw puzzle will always be different. A good financial adviser is experienced at putting together a wide range of jigsaw puzzles. Helping a client put their own puzzle together and seeing their satisfaction is a wonderful feeling.
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