Time and Wealth: The Essential Connection

20 June

In our pursuit of wealth, we often find ourselves caught in the relentless cycle of earning, saving, and investing.  While accumulating wealth is undoubtedly a significant goal, it is essential to recognise that time, the finite resource we all...[Read More]

The Essential Role of Accountants in Tax Minimisation and Financial Reassurance

20 June

Navigating the complexities of tax obligations can be daunting for both individuals and business owners. With ever-changing tax laws, intricate regulations, and the constant risk of errors and penalties, managing taxes effectively requires more than...[Read More]

Oliver’s insights Not another Eurozone crisis! – The rise of the far right in Europe, the French election and implications for investors

20 June

Key points – The success of far-right political parties in EU parliamentary elections & the calling of an election in France have boosted uncertainty by risking a return to the Eurozone crises. – However, centrist parties still dominate in...[Read More]

Investment markets and key developments – Weekly market update 14/6/24

20 June

US sharemarkets initially rose this week after encouraging inflation figures and strong gains in tech. European sharemarkets were a sea of red after some surprises from the European Parliamentary elections and Asian sharemarkets were mixed, with...[Read More]

Small Business – Get ready for tax time

20 June

Are you ready for tax time?   This might be your last chance to make any tax-deductible purchases before this financial year ends on 30 June. See if there are any tax-deductible items your business needs, or any concessions you can...[Read More]

Cash can’t crash: why physical money is here to stay

20 June

It’s said money talks, but the conversation about a cashless society has grown ‘coinvoluted’. From credit and debit cards, to digital wallets on mobile phones – the ways Australians now choose to pay has sparked questions about whether cash...[Read More]

Simple checks for super success

20 June

Complete these checks to help meet your super obligations. Meeting your super obligations as an employer is important, but we know there’s a lot you need to think about. To help streamline the process, complete these simple checks for...[Read More]

Chalmers eyes soft landing amid budget criticism

19 June

Inflation back within target, an economy that’s still growing and an unemployment rate “with a four in front of it” is the soft landing the federal treasurer is targeting. Jim Chalmers remains cautiously confident the Australian economy can...[Read More]

Sinking ad numbers signal tougher times for job seekers

19 June

Job hunters still have more choice of open roles compared with pre-pandemic levels, even as the average number of ads each week continues to fall. Since the end of 2023, job ad volumes have tumbled 8.2 per cent, reflecting a labour market gradually...[Read More]

Boomers won’t give up retirement dreams for kids

13 June

Boomers can see younger Australians are struggling financially and want to help where they can, but they are not willing to do so at the expense of their retirement lifestyle, new research shows. Four in five Australians over 65 think their children...[Read More]

Optimise your investments and ensure a secure financial future with your Financial Adviser

13 June

Navigating the complex financial landscape is challenging. However, with the right Financial Adviser, you can optimise your investments and ensure a secure financial future. By understanding how clients often perceive missteps in their...[Read More]

Escape the winter chill with these aussie caravan road trips

13 June

As winter sets in, the warmer climates of northern Australia become increasingly appealing. If you have some free time, a thirst for adventure, and a dislike for cold, wet weather, consider heading north. Pack your sunhat and shorts, organise the...[Read More]

Investment markets and key developments – Weekly market update 7/6/24

13 June

Major global share markets rose over the last week as the ECB and Canada cut interest rates and bond yields fell with strength in tech stocks pushing the US share market to a new record high.  Despite slight falls on Friday in response to stronger...[Read More]

Overview about business record-keeping requirements so you meet your tax, superannuation and registration obligations.

13 June

You are legally required to keep records of all transactions relating to your tax, superannuation and registration affairs as you start, run, sell, change or close your business. This includes: any documents related to your business’s income and...[Read More]

Captain Chalmers lines up soft landing on narrow runway

13 June

Global headwinds will continue to buffet Australia’s economy as Treasurer Jim Chalmers sets a course for a final approach towards low inflation. Dr Chalmers is confident Australia remains on track for “a soft landing on a narrow runway”,...[Read More]