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Rethinking the value of Transition to Retirement (TTR) pensions

17 November 2017
A Transition to Retirement (TTR) Pension still offers a number of benefits to you as an investor preparing for retirement. Despite the changes to the tax free earning status of a TTR, you shouldn’t be too hasty in discounting this option as it can form a central part of a bigger retirement accumulation strategy.

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 6 – Planning your estates

15 November 2017
Throughout the Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan series, we've discussed some of the fears that you may face in making a decision regarding your financial plan and how the barrage of attention-grabbing headlines and world events distract you.

ATO's final position on SMSF pension reporting requirements

9 November 2017
With the introduction of the new $1.6m Transfer Balance Cap or limit on pensions, from 1 July 2017, the ATO and self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) industry have been in discussions about the reporting requirements to the ATO.

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 5 – Structure your wealth

8 November 2017
During this series we've discussed some of the fears that people have in making financial plans and decisions due to media grabbing headlines and world events and why implementing the fundamentals a financial plan can set you up for success. In previous parts of this series, we covered the first four key pillars.

Save for your property and have your avo' too..

5 November 2017
Millennials want it all but aren’t willing to give up some indulgences in life, or so social media tells us.

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 4 – Engage with your Super

1 November 2017
As discussed in part one to three of the series The Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan, it's important to remember that there are always going to be events that are happening locally or internationally that will impact financial markets.

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 3 – Inefficient debt

25 October 2017
As discussed in part one and two of the series The Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan, it's important to remember that there are always going to be events that are happening locally or internationally that will impact financial markets.

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 2 – Personal risk

18 October 2017
As discussed in part one of the series The Six Fundamentals of a Strong Financial Plan, it's important to remember that there are always going to be events that are happening locally or internationally that will impact financial markets.

Donations really do pay dividends

13 October 2017
You may think that rarely does a financial advisor suggest to clients to give away some of their hard earned wealth as a donation. The good news is there are real financial rewards and benefits in doing so, not to mention the feel-good factor and social benefits which arise.

Fundamentals of Financial Success | Pillar 1 – Manage your cash flow

12 October 2017
With all the noise in the media and the constant barrage of headline-grabbing news around recent superannuation changes, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and even confused about how all this will affect your personal financial success.

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