Cashless society: two sides to every coin
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
Taking philanthropy to the next level
Australians are generous when it comes to opening their wallet for a good cause.
Australian property market cooling down
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
In June 2018, promising Melbourne start-up Unlockd went into voluntary administration blaming Google
Young invincibles – the importance of insurance
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’
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
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 […]
Bankruptcy: Not the end of tax considerations
With personal debt on the rise, many Australians are struggling with their finances. In most cases, a repayment plan can be worked out to get you back in the black. If that’s not feasible, another solution can be to declare bankruptcy, but this can have serious implications if you are running your own small business. […]
Millennials are FIRED up for financial freedom
Millennials are often accused of living for the present and wasting their money on smashed avocado. So it may come as a surprise that younger Australians are at the vanguard of a growing movement committed to the old-fashioned virtues of thrift and saving, but with a modern twist. Whereas the mantra of the Baby Boomers […]
Maddern Financial Advisers – ifa Excellence Awards 2018
Maddern Financial Advisers are pleased to announce that we have been nominated for two awards in one of the financial industry’s most prestigious awards. As a local independent financial advising and accounting firm based in Melbourne we are in the running to take out an award at the independent financial advice event of the year. […]