What is the best way to provide your children with financial assistance?

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

Most parents think they are being kind when they gift money to children but is that the best course of action? In this blog post we look into two examples, and three tips to being smart, not sad parents. We’ve had a number of enquiries about how to best to best provide children with financial…

Are 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 will you and your business start 2021?

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

As a small business owner, this is the perfect time of year to reflect on areas of accomplishment or places where desired results were not achieved in 2020. Here are some resolutions every small business owner needs to make now to get their 2021 off to a fast start: 1. I will stop complaining about…

What does subject to finance really mean?

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

The vast majority of people who look to purchase property will do so with the help of finance. If you need to use finance to purchase a property, then you certainly need to include a ‘subject to finance’ clause in your offer. A subject to finance clause is a condition that is attached to the…

How to avoid getting your home loan application declined

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

One of the most frustrating things that could happen to a homebuyer is getting your application for finance declined. By this stage, you’ve already likely been to dozens of home opens, organised all your paperwork and potentially even put an offer in on a house. Falling over at the last hurdle is not only frustrating,…

Communicating During a Pandemic

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

Most small business owners face a time in their career when they have to communicate in ways or about topics they aren’t comfortable with. COVID-19 has put small business owners in the position of having many conversations that are uncomfortable and stressful. Conversations which are once again coming to the fore with the second wave…

JobKeeper changes coming in September

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

The government has announced changes to the JobKeeper scheme. The Treasury’s review found that the subsidy was still “needed” but required a “test to ensure that JobKeeper is well targeted”. Be prepared This means there will be changes to your current situation and your entitlements will be affected. The details of the changes are being…

How cash flow forecasts can help you business

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

Managing cash flow is a vital part of running a successful business. Some business owners think managing cash flow simply means keeping track of how much money enters and leaves their business, but there’s actually more that goes into it. Cash flow forecasting, for example, is an incredibly valuable tool that helps you anticipate cash…

Five ways to increase your profit

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

For many small businesses, the best way to improve profitability is to increase turnover, as there’s no limit to sales but there is a limit to how much you can reduce your costs. Let’s look at how you can focus on each of the five ways in our profit increase calculator to achieve your goal…

Battling Through COVID-19: Finance Tips for Business Survival

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

We’ve heard this before: the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global health and financial crisis that has caught many off guard. While the threats to human life are very real, the damage to the health of businesses is really just starting to show. The seriousness of the disease and the lack of a vaccine (at…