Yearly Archives: 2019


Preparing to buy property together


Buying a property together is a major relationship milestone and preparing to buy a property can be stressful. It's right up there with opening a joint bank account, getting married, and even surviving your first major disagreement. It's understandable that such a big milestone – and investment – can become highly emotionally charged. So whether you’re looking to buy your first home, a holiday house or an investment property – if it’s a purchase you’re making with your partner, you need to be clear about what you both want and the steps you’ll both take to get there. Here's [...]

Preparing to buy property together2019-07-17T00:47:55+00:00

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise


Exercise can be incredibly beneficial for the body, but it's also great for the mind. So what are you waiting for? Get moving! Let's explore some of the mental health benefits of exercise. We all know the feeling - that buzzy, warm glow we get after exercise. Whether it's a gentle jog, playing footy with the kids or lifting a personal best, exercising makes us feel good. But it isn't just the smug satisfaction of knowing we've been active for the day (although this is pretty nice too) – there's a scientific reason why moving our bodies makes us [...]

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise2019-07-17T00:55:56+00:00

5 Steps to Make Income Tax Easier


The end-of-financial-year period isn't really a time most people relish, but it does offer an excellent opportunity to review your finances and possibly free up funds for more important and enjoyable pursuits. We take a look at 5 Steps to Make Income Tax easier. Below we'll show you, in five easy steps, how to streamline the income tax return process and possibly free up funds for the more important things in this great Australian life. Step 1: Learn what you can and can't claim Many people don't take the time to understand what they can and cannot claim as [...]

5 Steps to Make Income Tax Easier2019-07-17T00:51:31+00:00

New Legislation – Protecting your Super


, On 14 March 2019, the government introduced a package called "Protecting Your Super"which was designed to protect superannuation accounts. It was designed to prevent inactive superannuation accounts from being eroded by inappropriate insurance arrangements, as well as protect small balances from being eroded by fees. The new legislation, which was called Protecting Your Super is now law and the measures will start applying from 1 July 2019. One of the major components of the protecting your super legislation is that superannuation funds are no longer able to provide insurance to members with an inactive superannuation account. However, the member can make an election [...]

New Legislation – Protecting your Super2019-06-14T22:19:08+00:00
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