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Watching our online and social spending

Team Maddern
15/Aug/2020
The changes to our daily lives of late have caused us to reframe our views on ‘screen time’, an activity that now more than ever takes up a significant proportion of our day.
Australian money

Cash is king in a crisis

Team Maddern
03/Aug/2020
Most of us understand the importance of saving for a rainy day, but sometimes it takes a crisis like the current pandemic to make us act on it.
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.
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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.
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.
Social media distraction

How to achieve focus in a world of distractions

Team Maddern
29/Mar/2020
Feel like you’re running on a hamster wheel, beholden to the constant pinging of your phone, busier than ever? You’re not alone, with the trap of always being ‘on’ a curse of the modern day world.
Coronavirus medical staff

Covid -19 safety net expanded: What does it mean for you?

Team Maddern
23/Mar/2020
What does it mean for you? In a rapidly evolving response to the spread of COVID-19, the Federal Government’s second support package announced over the weekend has flicked the switch to more income support for retirees and workers. Between the first $17.6 billion package announced on March 12, and this latest $66.1 billion package, the emphasis has shifted from stimulus aimed at keeping businesses up and running, to support for individuals to get them through the crisis.
Economic growth

The Economic Stimulus Package: maintaining confidence, supporting investment, keeping people employed

Team Maddern
14/Mar/2020
Maintaining confidence, supporting investment, keeping people employed By now you’re probably aware that the Federal Government has announced a $17.6 billion stimulus package. One designed to “protect the economy by maintaining confidence, supporting investment and keeping people in jobs”.
volatile stock market

Coronavirus fears: Bumpy markets ahead - how to protect your wealth

Team Maddern
26/Feb/2020
After period of optimism, global investment markets have hit the panic button on fears about the possible economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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What you need to know if you have a side hustle

Team Maddern
15/Sep/2019
Whether it’s to pursue a passion or to make a little extra money, more Australians than ever now have a side hustle. But while freelancing, moonlighting and pursuing passion projects can be a great way to add value to your life, they can sometimes complicate how you go about managing both your time and finances.