Inflation, deflation - what's in a name?
When the inflation rate fell into negative territory in the June quarter, it was so unusual it begged the question of what this means for the economy. Are we facing deflation or even stagflation and what is the difference?
Understanding CGT when you inherit
Receiving an inheritance is always welcome, but people often forget the tax man will take a keen interest in their good fortune.
Maintaining your mental health through the pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted our day-to-day lives in a dramatic way. One of the biggest changes to come from this period, was a transition to working from home for many people.
Housing market: shaken but not stirred
With Australia in a COVID-induced recession, residential property is not immune to falling economic activity. Yet housing prices are proving surprisingly resilient.
Estate planning - making your wishes known to your loved ones
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.
How COVID-19 changes tax time
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.
Leadership through challenging times
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.
Helping you to navigate unchartered territory
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in dramatic and unprecedented changes for many families and households, impacting social lives, workplaces and finances.
As financial advisers, we are responding to the unfolding crisis to assist our clients to manage the financial repercussions.
From looking at how the Government’s measures will impact your finances, to developing a plan to assist you to be positioned in the best possible way to make it through this period, we can provide support when it’s needed most.
Is your super fund balanced?
The recent sell-off on global sharemarkets due to the economic impact of COVID-19 has highlighted the risks of depending too heavily on a single asset class. Even before the current crisis, the ATO was concerned about a minority of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) with up to 90 per cent of their money in a single asset class.
Covid -19 safety net expanded: What does it mean for you?
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.