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Achieving Financial Wellness: Budgeting & Spending

Financial wellness is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, impacting your bank account and your mental and physical health. Effective budgeting and smart spending are essential skills that can help you achieve financial stability and peace of mind. Let’s look at some practical strategies for mastering finances, creating a budget [...]

June 6, 2024|Money|

Preparing For EOFY: The Superannuation Clearing House

As the End of the Financial Year (EOFY) approaches, employers and self-employed individuals must ensure their superannuation contributions are processed efficiently and on time. Utilising a superannuation clearing house can streamline this process, ensuring compliance and maximising the benefits of super contributions. Here’s a comprehensive guide on why and how [...]

June 4, 2024|Superannuation|

Maintaining Mental Well-Being Amidst Adversity

As an employee, you may often face periods of heightened stress, pressure and uncertainty during your employment.  Maintaining mental well-being amidst adversity is crucial for sustained performance and resilience, whether looming deadlines, organisational changes, or personal challenges.  What can be done to navigate these rough waters and emerge stronger?  Acknowledge [...]

May 24, 2024|People|

The Latest From The Federal Budget On Superannuation, Pensions & More

The Federal Budget was handed down last week (14 May), with several announcements pertaining to the superannuation industry and pensioners.  Social Security Deeming Rates The Social Security deeming rates, crucial components of the income assessment for Centrelink benefits such as the age pension, are slated to remain unchanged for the [...]

May 23, 2024|Superannuation|

With EOFY Approaching, What Do Small Businesses Need To Know To Plan Their Cash Flow Management?

Effective cash flow management is essential for the success and growth of any small business. Proper budgeting, forecasting, and managing finances ensure that your business remains solvent and can seize growth opportunities when they arise. Here are key tips and strategies to help small businesses manage cash flow and plan [...]

May 20, 2024|Business Advice|

Achieving Harmony: Crafting a Work-Life Balance that Works for You

Juggling professional responsibilities with personal commitments can feel like a constant battle, leaving many individuals overwhelmed and burnt out. However, finding the right balance is essential for overall well-being and productivity.  Here are some strategies to help you maintain a work-life balance that works for you. Define Your Priorities The [...]

May 10, 2024|People|

Make Your Money Work: Offset Accounts

Savvy savers are always looking for ways to make their money work harder. One strategy that has gained popularity in recent years is the use of offset accounts.  These financial products offer a unique way to reduce the interest you pay on your loans while helping you grow your savings.  [...]

May 8, 2024|Money|

What Is ATO-Held Super?

In the labyrinth of finance and retirement planning, superannuation stands as a beacon of financial security for many Australians. It’s the nest egg we diligently contribute to throughout our working lives, hoping it will sustain us in retirement. However, what happens when these contributions fall through the cracks or accounts [...]

May 7, 2024|Superannuation|

Understanding the Duty of Employees to Follow Lawful and Reasonable Directions

In the intricate dance of employer-employee relationships, one of the foundational principles is the duty of employees to adhere to lawful and reasonable directives issued by their employer. While this obligation is implicit in employment contracts, it’s often explicitly agreed upon and enforced, especially in the public sector, where legislative [...]

April 19, 2024|Legal|

Scam-proof Your Business: Essential Tips for Australian Entrepreneurs in the Digital Era

The threat of scams looms large for businesses of all sizes across Australia. The potential for financial loss and reputational damage is ever-present, from sophisticated cyberattacks to deceptive schemes targeting unsuspecting entrepreneurs. Let’s explore some of the most prevalent scams that could impact your business and provide insights on how [...]

April 18, 2024|Business Advice|

Turning Clicks into Customers: Strategies for Maximising Website Conversion Rates

In the competitive online business landscape, website conversion rates are critical for measuring success. A high conversion rate signifies that visitors to your website are taking the desired action, whether it’s making a purchase, signing up for a newsletter, or requesting more information. However, achieving and maintaining a high conversion [...]

April 17, 2024|Digital Marketing|

The 2 Methods You Can Withdraw Super During Your Transition To Retirement

Retirement marks a significant milestone in one’s life, accompanied by important financial decisions, especially regarding superannuation. As individuals transition into retirement, they must carefully consider whether to withdraw their super as a lump sum or income stream. Understanding the implications of each option is crucial for ensuring financial security and [...]

April 16, 2024|Superannuation|

8 Types Of Benefits That FBT Applies To

For businesses in Australia, providing fringe benefits to employees can be a valuable way to attract and retain talent, as well as incentivise performance. However, employers need to understand their obligations regarding Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT). The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) administers FBT, a tax on certain non-cash benefits provided [...]

April 15, 2024|Tax and Compliance|

Mastering the Job Seeking Process

Job seeking can be a daunting journey filled with uncertainty and challenges. Whether you’re a recent graduate entering the workforce or a seasoned professional looking for new opportunities, navigating the job market requires strategy, resilience, and perseverance. Let’s look at some effective strategies and tips to help you master the [...]

April 12, 2024|People|

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