Realising Success: The Profound Fulfillment of Making a Difference in the World

30 May

The moment you realise you’ve made it in this world is a profound and multifaceted experience, encompassing more than just financial success.    It’s a deep sense of fulfilment, a culmination of your hard work, perseverance, and the impact...[Read More]

Essential End-of-Year Tax Tips: Maximise Your Savings for Businesses and Individuals

30 May

The financial year is drawing to a close, which means tax time is just around the corner! To help you get ready for the new financial year, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of practical tips and advice for this period.    Whether you’re a...[Read More]

Top 10 tips for developing a business exit strategy: Business Succession and Estate Planning

30 May

Given all the hard work that building up a business takes, it can be hard to say goodbye – so it’s important to do it right.    Developing an exit strategy well in advance allows you to have control over your small business’s future while...[Read More]

A behavioural approach during market volatility

30 May

Much of this year has remained fraught with uncertainty and instability in the markets. This, of course, has caused many investors to become nervous and impulsive about their market decisions.   This article will help to ease some fears about...[Read More]

10 Winter home maintenance tips

30 May

While winter in Australia may not be as harsh as in other parts of the world, it’s still essential to keep your home in tip-top shape during the colder months.   So, if you need a handy winter home maintenance checklist, this is for you.    Use...[Read More]

Monthly inflation ticks higher for second month in row

29 May

A larger-than-expected rise in prices was recorded last month, with consumers slugged with higher prices for essentials like groceries and health. For the second month in a row, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ monthly consumer price index...[Read More]

Oliver’s insights The US presidential election – implications for investors and Australia

29 May

Key points – The run up to the 5th November US election could see increased share market volatility if Trump remains ahead and investors focus on the risks of a new trade war and a hit to the US labour force and to the Fed under Trump. –...[Read More]

Investment markets and key developments – Weekly market update 24/5/24

29 May

Major share markets were flat to down over the last week as uncertainty returned around the timing of interest rate cuts after hawkish minutes from the Fed’s last meeting, stronger business conditions data and a smaller than expected fall in UK...[Read More]

How to Travel on a Budget

29 May

When wanderlust beckons, it’s easy to dream of jet-setting to exotic locations. However, those dreams could be held back by budgetary constraints.   The good news? Budget travel — because going on a holiday out of town doesn’t have to break...[Read More]

Alleged hack of tickets giant could expose credit data

29 May

A hacker group is allegedly attempting to sell millions of people’s data, potentially including Australians, after hacking a ticketing giant. Online posts purporting to be from a hacking group known as ShinyHunters is advertising the sale of 560...[Read More]

Petrol giant pairs with Uber to fuel electric car move

29 May

Tech giant Uber is partnering with a company best known for its petrol stations to encourage more of its drivers to adopt electric vehicles. The US firm announced the partnership on Wednesday, revealing it had done a deal with BP to offer drivers...[Read More]

Ancient ‘echidnapus’ evidence of ‘age of monotremes’

29 May

Ancient bones found in opal fields have given scientists a first-ever insight into a “civilisation” of echidna and platypus-like creatures that roamed Australia 100 million years ago. The opalised jaws, unearthed in the NSW outback town of...[Read More]

Maximising tax savings: Top 10 End of Financial Year tips and the value of professional advice

23 May

The end of the financial year (EOFY) is a critical period for individuals and businesses alike. Proper planning and organisation can lead to significant tax savings and ensure compliance with tax laws.    Here are ten essential EOFY tax tips and...[Read More]

Some ideas to future-proof your family finances

23 May

If there’s anything people learned from the recessions and global crises of recent past, it’s that no one is immune to economic upheavals.   Even middle to upper-class families are at the mercy of their finances when misfortune strikes. This...[Read More]

How helping others can also benefit you

23 May

It’s common knowledge that showing kindness or compassion is good. However, are you aware that being helpful also benefits your mental health?   In this post, we’ll examine some key advantages of showing kindness to others.   1. It improves...[Read More]