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  • Coffee #56

    In my last blog I explored why I’m looking forward to my next 10,000 coffees! Capturing coffees as my aspiration to become a better Principal Adviser has proven a great talking point. Coffee to me represents catching up with clients, being their to talk about their aspirations and devise strategies or discuss how to overcome […]

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  • Super Budget changes, not so super

    On 16th September 2016, the government clarified how the proposed budget changes of Super will work, this draft legislation has been issued and is preparing us for what you need. For Non concessional contributions, (NCC), being after tax contributions: example lump sum contributions from sale of investment property or in-specie contribution of a personal portfolio […]

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  • New Financial Year Message – 2017

    While we have just farewelled a financial year instead of a calendar year, our new fiscal year conversely brings significant changes both in Australia and abroad. The nation’s new Government is still undecided after one of the closest election results in recent history, indicating a very polarised nation.  Regardless of which party eventually governs the […]

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  • WA For Sale

    Investment Slows The state government expects lower contracting and construction rates will deliver savings of more than $1 billion on its asset investment program over the next four years but has not committed to any major new infrastructure projects. Its asset investment program will be $5.9 billion in 2016-17 with transport projects accounting for nearly […]