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Housing market: shaken but not stirred

Team Maddern
21/Jul/2020
With Australia in a COVID-induced recession, residential property is not immune to falling economic activity. Yet housing prices are proving surprisingly resilient.
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Estate planning - making your wishes known to your loved ones

Team Maddern
13/Jul/2020
With Australia currently dealing with a second wave of COVID-19, the speed and spread of the illness underlines just how fragile life can be.
New financial year - new ideas

New financial year - new perspective

Team Maddern
06/Jul/2020
The start of the financial year is always an excellent time to take stock of your current situation and visualise where you’d like to be in the future. It’s fair to say this year hasn’t been ‘business as usual’! While no-one could have predicted the first six months of 2020, nor want to repeat them, it’s likely there have been lessons learned. So as you review and set new goals, consider any takeaways from lockdown and how they have influenced your goals and path for the future.
Economy recovery

Timing the economic reboot

Team Maddern
29/Jun/2020
After successfully navigating our initial response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) health crisis, backed up with $285 billion in government support to individuals and businesses to keep the economy ticking over, thoughts are turning to how to get the economy back on its feet.
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Could your business do with a cash flow boost?

Team Maddern
21/Jun/2020
The two cash flow boosts provided by the federal government to help businesses deal with the COVID-19 emergency have largely been overshadowed by the JobKeeper program, but they could provide valuable financial support to organisations that qualify.
Taxes

Your End of Financial Year Checklist

Team Maddern
15/Jun/2020
It always takes some planning to get your finances in order for the end of financial year, and this year may look a little different, come June 30. The COVID-19 pandemic may have impacted your circumstances and therefore your situation could be looking different to normal.
Tax
Tax time

How COVID-19 changes tax time

Team Maddern
06/Jun/2020
As this financial year draws to a close, it will be viewed as a year like no other. COVID-19 (coronavirus) has impacted everybody’s life, albeit in different ways for different people.
Leaders

Leadership through challenging times

Team Maddern
30/May/2020
As all leaders can attest to, no leadership role is smooth sailing. There will inevitably be the occasional storm coming over the horizon, with different challenges you need to respond to.
Grocery store shopping

Time to reassess your financial priorities

Team Maddern
23/May/2020
t a time of uncertainty about the economy, not to mention unexpected social isolation, people are rethinking their personal and financial priorities. Whether you are spending less by necessity or because you are living more simply at home, this could be a good time to reassess your spending and review your household budget.
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Calculating your working from home deductions. New tax shortcut!

Team Maddern
16/May/2020
With many people now working from home because of COVID-19, some of the expenses your employer normally covers – such as electricity, heating and cooling – are coming out of your pocket instead.