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Keep your cash flowing

Team Maddern
09/Dec/2018
As we head into the Christmas holiday season you are most likely looking forward to some relaxing times ahead, but one thing that should not be taking a break is your cash flow. Invariably there will be a blowout in your personal spending over the Christmas period on food, presents and holidays, while the normal household bills keep rolling in. It’s much the same for businesses. It can be all too easy in the busy lead-up to Christmas to let chasing bad debts and invoicing clients take a back seat. But if you don’t act now, you may not see any cash until February. Meanwhile your regular bills will still be coming in and wages will also need to be paid. So what can you do to make the holiday season financially stress free?
Benefits of a super long engagement

Benefits of a super long engagement

Team Maddern
26/Nov/2018
Superannuation is a long-term financial relationship. It begins with our first job, grows during our working life and hopefully supports us through our old age.
Cashless society: two sides to every coin

Cashless society: two sides to every coin

Team Maddern
21/Nov/2018
Australia is hurtling towards being a cashless society at a startling rate, with some pointing out that if the current trend were to continue it could be as soon as 2022
Throwing yourself in deep to improve productivity

Throwing yourself in deep to improve productivity

Team Maddern
22/Oct/2018
A smartphone buzzes in your pocket. Ten tabs sit stagnant in your browser. Unopened emails, newsfeeds and gifs all claw for your attention.
Taking philanthropy to the next level

Taking philanthropy to the next level

Team Maddern
15/Oct/2018
Australians are generous when it comes to opening their wallet for a good cause.
Australian property market cooling down

Australian property market cooling down

Team Maddern
09/Oct/2018
The Australian housing market appears to have reached a turning point, with prices falling 2.2 per cent since peaking in September 2017.
Protect your business against risk

Protect your business against risk

Team Maddern
01/Oct/2018
In June 2018, promising Melbourne start-up Unlockd went into voluntary administration blaming Google
Young invincibles – the importance of insurance

Young invincibles – the importance of insurance

Team Maddern
17/Sep/2018
When you are young, healthy and just starting your working life the last thing on your mind is life insurance.
Lessons from the ‘rich list’

Lessons from the ‘rich list’

Team Maddern
12/Sep/2018
Most people who are intent on building their personal and business finances know there is no quick road to wealth. While some people dream about their lucky numbers finally being called, others are making every day count. Of course, not everyone can make it onto the Forbes rich list, and some individuals rise to wealth […]
Weighing up the cost of risk – insuring your business

Weighing up the cost of risk – insuring your business

Team Maddern
03/Sep/2018
Running your own business can be rewarding, but there is also risk involved when you put your own money and reputation on the line. What would you do if your shop was destroyed by fire, a client sued over advice you gave, or your business was disrupted for months in the aftermath of a freak […]