6 essential tips for safe travel during bushfire season

As most of us would be aware, Australia is prone to experiencing bushfires. And as BIG4 has parks dotted all over the country, it’s a given that we have a presence in regions where bushfires can hit. Whether you’re travelling to, from, or within your holiday destination, we want you to have fun and enjoy […]

6 ways to stay well in retirement

A fulfilling retirement isn’t just about money, it’s about staying healthy, active and connected So much of preparing for retirement is about the dollars and cents. Working out whether a transition to retirement strategy works for you. Deciding which type of income stream is appropriate to deliver the right balance between income and capital gain. […]

10 common issues with death benefit nominations

Binding death benefit nominations in an SMSF can provide useful direction to the trustee of a fund after death, for distribution of benefits. However, over the past six months, we have noticed some common issues arising that need attention. 1. Issue: ‘Everything will be OK, my family will look after it.’ Many members of SMSFs […]

14 jaw-dropping Australian natural attractions

Sometimes we don’t appreciate what we have in our own backyard. This is despite the plethora of astounding natural attractions that are sprinkled all over the country. Some of these fascinating wonders wouldn’t be out of place on another planet. Others are so ridiculously beautiful, you could stare at them all day. It’s time to […]

World’s Best Beaches 2019: The Votes Are In

How would you like to laze on one of the world’s best beaches for your next getaway? Voters in this year’s TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards ranked Australia’s Manly and Surfers Paradise beaches among the top 25. However, it’s these five dazzling stretches of sand that won the most sun-loving hearts. 5. Grace Bay Beach, Turks […]

Succession planning: A competitive advantage strategy

Sidestep the negative effects of change with thorough succession planning and you’ll put your business ahead of the curve. Not only does this improve your company’s value, but it also provides something every good business manger strives for: your employees’ peace of mind. You know this is true – succession planning is the cornerstone of […]

How to stop freaking out about speaking in public

The first rule of being a good public speaker is understanding it doesn’t come naturally, says public speaking coach Andrew Griffiths. Here’s how to overcome that. According to this study people prefer the idea of death to speaking in front of a crowd of strangers. Gulp. Seems a bit drastic, doesn’t it? But as entrepreneur, author and […]