Baby proofing your finances

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Becoming a parent brings a world of joy into your life, but it can also put a strain on your household finances. So if you’re planning to take time off work to look after your little one, make sure you’re financially prepared. Although the prospect of taking months off work to look after a newborn…

Hiring your children and family members can be a powerful tax strategy

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There is a legal principle that some small business owners cannot employ themselves. This means a sole trader, individuals in a partnership, and individuals acting as trustees for a discretionary trust, cannot be employed by their business. But there is, however, nothing stopping other family members being employed by your business. Just because someone employs…

Are your lifestyle goals part of your financial strategy?

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If you haven’t figured out your lifestyle goals for the future your financial strategy is like a journey without a destination. When you’re creating a financial plan, it’s tempting to focus purely on the money aspect – for example, how much your weekly budget is, or how much your investments are likely to grow. But…

Make your lifestyle goals part of your financial strategy

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

If you haven’t figured out your lifestyle goals for the future your financial strategy is like a journey without a destination. When you’re creating a financial plan, it’s tempting to focus purely on the money aspect – for example, how much your weekly budget is, or how much your investments are likely to grow. But…

How to claim the 2019 Staff Christmas Party and Staff Gifts

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The Christmas party season is upon us and as we race quickly towards the holiday break lots of Australian businesses will pay for their staff to let their hair down at the annual end of year celebration. According to the Tax Office and SmartCompany’s article the top ten tips for avoiding an unwelcome festive season…

Why do men and women invest differently?

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While women play a confident and active role in everyday financial decisions, they are noticeably less involved in planning, acquiring and managing long-term investments than men, according to research commissioned by the Commonwealth Bank. The whitepaper, titled ‘Enabling change: A fresh perspective on women’s financial security’, found that even though women generally feel just as confident…

5 Ways to Invest 10K

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What would you do if you had $10,000?  Would you spend it?  Would you stick it in your mattress?  Share it between your friends and family?  Maybe it would be a much better option to make the cash work for you and grow your personal wealth. When you are considering what to do with your…

Here Are 6 Strategies To Help Get Your Kids Into Their First Home

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Rising property prices have made it harder for young people to get into the property market than it was for previous generations. Here’s how you can lend your kids a helping hand – without necessarily having to put up all the cash yourself. Recent statistics show that 43% of 20–24 year olds and 17% of…

What is a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund?

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A self managed super fund (SMSF) is a type of superannuation scheme that is set up to provide retirement income for the members of that fund who either manage the fund or with assistance from an external services provider. An SMSF is a trust where the beneficiaries are also the members. An SMSF must pass the ‘sole…