Ever wondered how distributions affect unit prices or why there may be end of financial year delays to unit prices and transactions? We answer some common distribution questions and outline what to expect.
On Saturday 29 May 2021, the Government unexpectedly announced an extension of the temporary reduction in superannuation minimum drawdown rates through to financial year 2021/22. From 1 July 2021 minimum pensions will again be halved for all account-based and term allocated income streams as follows: Account Based Pension Minimums: Age Standard…
Money & Life team - Money & Life contributors draw on their diverse range of experience to present you with insights and guidance that will help you manage your financial wellbeing, achieve your lifestyle goals and plan for your financial future.With property prices rising at a record rate in many cities…
Do you want to get more from your tax return this financial year, but you’re not sure where to start? It could be as simple as knowing which tax deductions and offsets you’re eligible for.
If you’re feeling the heat of mounting bills, don’t panic. You can negotiate a better deal that lets you hang onto your cash while you weather the COVID-19 pandemic.With thousands of Aussies out of work due to COVID-19, household budgets are no doubt feeling stretched right now.Even worse, with so…
Every parent wants to give their child the best start in life, even if that sometimes means footing the bill well into adulthood. Fortunately, with good financial planning, you can set your kids up for a bright (and independent) financial future, in just a few simple steps.
If you’re thinking about selling your home and downsizing, consider the pros and cons. Check if selling your home affects your government benefits.
What exactly is inflation? Why is the RBA so keen to see it return? And more importantly, what does this all mean for investors?
Aged care is a complex and emotive topic and many people don’t think about their aged care needs until the time to do something is upon them – at which point the options can be limiting. This article explains a couple of the key areas to consider around your aged care plan.
Cybercrime rose sharply in 2020, as more people worked, shopped and socialised online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone can be a target, so it’s essential to be proactive when it comes to protecting your finances and identity online.
Early planning can take away a lot of the stress and uncertainty that can arise when considering aged care at home or a residential aged care facility.
Have you made a big financial mistake in the past? One that cost you a lot of time and money to fix? One that caused you a big headache? Financial stress can be a major trigger for a lot of people, it is a big burden to carry around, but not one you need to carry alone. Speaking to a professional Financial Adviser can set your mind at ease once you have a plan in place and a financial goal to build towards.
With the increased activity online – be it due to working from home, home schooling, or simply because we have found a great availability of engaging and interesting content and streaming services, we are online a lot more and need to consider if we are adhering to safe cyber practices at home. This means having the right protective measures in place, and ensuring we are discussing safe cyber practices with other members of our household.