Monthly Archives: June 2019

Can I go back to work if I’ve already accessed my super?

When you access your super at retirement your super fund may ask you to sign a declaration stating that you intend to never be employed again. But there may be compelling reasons why someone would subsequently return to work. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) the most common reasons retirees return to full […]

Rent vs lifestyle—can you have it all?

Rental payments can make a real dent in your bottom line so it’s a good idea to find a balance between location and lifestyle So you’ve found the apartment of your dreams. It’s a stone’s throw from the CBD’s trendiest shopping street, boasts fabulous views of the sea and comes with a fully-equipped kitchen boasting […]

Are you creating a more parent-friendly work culture?

Being a new parent inevitably comes with a variety of challenges. One challenge that new parents shouldn’t have to face is an unfair work culture. Is your business is taking the right approach?   The millennial workplace has taken positive steps over the last decade in order to accommodate the evolving environment that we work […]

Are you creating a more parent-friendly work culture?

Being a new parent inevitably comes with a variety of challenges. One challenge that new parents shouldn’t have to face is an unfair work culture. Is your business is taking the right approach?   The millennial workplace has taken positive steps over the last decade in order to accommodate the evolving environment that we work […]

A guide to working with independent contractors for small business owners

Hiring independent contractors may be an effective way to get more work done without onboarding new, full-time resources, but there are a few things small business owners should be aware of before taking the plunge. If you need to start delegating tasks in your business or don’t have the necessary expertise in-house to complete certain […]

Investment advice hidden in the fine print

Two years ago, 22,000 festival goers in England unknowingly agreed to clean public toilets and scrape chewing gum off the streets by ignoring the terms and conditions when signing up to two weeks of free Wi-Fi. These individuals are hardly the exception to the rule, chances are you’ve also skipped right past the terms and […]

Taxes matter. Just don’t let them drive investment decisions

Now that the election is over, we know that refundable dividend franking credits will continue to be available to investors. No matter where you stand on that issue, the debate was a healthy reminder that shifting government policy is a risk that can upend a financial plan. Nearly every election, the parties propose changes to […]