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December 2021

Sole trader, partnership or company – which structure is best for your business?

Many business owners start out as sole traders. As a sole trader, you – the business owner – are the…

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Super investment options

Your super fund invests your money for you. Most funds let you choose from a range of investment options, from…

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How to rebalance your investment portfolio

The target mix of your investment portfolio should be built on your goals, time horizon and risk tolerance. But goals…

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Account-based pensions

An account-based pension offers regular, flexible and tax-effective income from your superannuation. You can get one when you reach ‘preservation…

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Transaction accounts and debit cards

A transaction account is an account you use for day-to-day banking such as paying bills and getting your wages. Transaction…

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With rates close to 0%, why bother with fixed income?

According to a report in Bloomberg recently, while Vanguard data show a portfolio with 60 equities/fixed income mix returned an…

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Recent stories

Tips to navigate market volatility

The best thing investors can do when markets are volatile is to stay invested. Of course, that’s often easier said…

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Scams to beware (and be aware) of

There is a saying ‘a fool and his money are often parted’ but with scammers becoming ever more devious and…

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Taking cover in changing times

The pandemic has changed the way so many of us live, with jobs, travel and lifestyle all transformed during COVID.…

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Home buying contracts and offer conditions

It’s not just about agreeing on a price when buying a property. The conditions of the offer are very important.…

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The true value of convenience

Even with the varying degree of lockdowns experienced across Australia in 2020 and 2021, the world remains largely at our…

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