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How does the Federal Budget affect you?

The Federal Budget explains to all Australians how the Government intends to manage the country’s finances. It outlines their tax and spending plans not only during the next financial year but into the future as well. Just like a household

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5 Tips for EOFY

The end of financial year doesn’t have to be too taxing a time.  These five tips will help organise your finances for the coming financial year. Take the pain out of EOFY by being organised. With the right preparation, you

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Budget 2017 – Who are the Winners & Losers?

WINNERS!! First home-buyers First home-buyers can save for a deposit by salary sacrificing into their super. Downsizers Downsizers, 65+, can contribute up to $300,000 each to super from the sale the family home regardless of satisfaction of the work test,

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Get your finances ready for this year’s changes!

With many changes coming into effect this year – and more reforms being suggested – now is a great time to get your finances organised so you’re prepared. Changes to the Age Pension Changes to the Age Pension assets test

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2016 Federal Budget Analysis

Treasurer Scott Morrison has handed down his first Federal Budget – the Coalition Government’s third. The winners are low and middle income earners, unemployed youth and small business, and there are significant changes to superannuation. Note: These changes are proposals

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RBA Cash Rate Cut for October 2012…

So the RBA have dropped the official cash rate down to 3.25% at the October Board meeting.  Xmas in October then? Or once again, too little – too late?  How does our Resource Story and China fit in with all

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2012 Complete Budget Wrap

2012 Federal Budget Summary – highlights and what it means for you!

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Tax Tips for 2012

Time to start tax planning for the end of 2012

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The Great Carbon Debate

Taxes are a hefty financial issue and tho most of us don’t mind contributing our bit to the upkeep of this great nation – within reason, everyone really HATES unfair taxes! This interesting read turned up in my inbox this week on the Carbon Pollution and tax debate.

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