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The economy: learn the basics in 5 minutes

Not economically savvy? Not to worry, this short guide will help you learn the basics on the economy and improve your financial know-how. 1. What is the ASX? ASX stands for Australian Securities Exchange (not stock exchange like many people think). How does it work? The ASX provides a market […]

New financial year super strategies

The start of the financial year is a good time to think about how you could build your super and start saving for retirement. Here are some options to consider to help your super work harder for you. Tax-deductible super contributions You may be eligible to claim a tax deduction […]

2018 Federal Budget: what it means for you

The Federal Treasurer, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, delivered his third Federal Budget on 8 May 2018. Income tax cuts will be delivered over a six-year period, through a combination of tax rate threshold changes and tax offsets. With regard to superannuation, the maximum number of members in a self-managed […]

Smart saving for your household

Imagine always having spare income to add to your investment so that your money is constantly working harder for you? According to Simple Savings’ Jackie Gower, it’s not a pipe dream with these common sense tips for cutting expenses. Curtailing your spending is no easy feat, especially if you have […]

Extraordinary adventures!

Scott Smith’s clients Kevin and Wellah have travelled extensively (to all seven continents and almost 70 countries to be exact!), and love going on new adventures. We thought their latest trip and absolutely amazing photographs, were just too good not to share. Thank you to Wellah for sharing the following […]