The treasurer Scott Morrison is all about fairness, security and opportunity in Budget 2017. Some highlights: Increased funding for education, $18.6B over 10 years - on a needs-based analysis (see how your school is affected here) Housing affordability Working with states to increase supply Increasing CGT discount to 60% for investors in affordable housing $375M … Continue reading Budget 2017 – Better Days Ahead
With Budget 2017, the PM wants to ensure Australians "realise their dreams". The biggest hit to the hip pocket for some could be in the form of higher school fees over coming years. The government today launched an estimator tool where you can search by school and see the increase or decrease in funding for … Continue reading Is Your School Affected by Funding Changes in Budget 2017?
Buying a property? How much you can borrow is not the same as how much you should borrow.
There is much more to think about than money when it comes to retirement.
Earning more and more money to spend more and more money. Does it lead to happiness?
Really? Why are you reading this? An article with a headline like this is not going to help you decide what to do with your hard earned dollars. Type it into Google and all you'll do is end up confused from so many different views. But more importantly, they have nothing to do with you. It's the … Continue reading Where To Invest in 2017
As the US Election race finally comes to an end next week (we hope), financial journalists are rolling out the most expected of headlines. I've just typed "what happens to markets if Trump wins" into Google and sat here laughing for the last half hour. The importance of who becomes the next US President is … Continue reading How Will Markets React to the US Election?
We all do dumb stuff with our money. Even when we understand the mistakes we should avoid, we still make them. This list is compiled not just from what I see but mostly from what I've done! The harshest lesson is to make your own mistakes but it will save you some dollars if you … Continue reading Stop Doing Stupid Shit with Your Money
Just a few thoughts that have occupied my mind lately: You must have clarity of purpose The burden of expectation weighs heavily Spend more time doing stuff that matters When searching for happiness, start with who and what you have
The latest changes to superannuation have been announced.