Yes, it’s true. The government is giving away free money. There are a few catches, however, and they’re not going to give you a fortune. But if you qualify, this is a government perk that is well worth contemplating.
Trauma cover is a form of life insurance that provides a lump sum benefit if you experience a specified form of medical trauma. This trauma can be a critical illness or a critical injury – and some insurers allow you to select which of these you wish to be insured for.
It is a financial adviser’s night of nights. Budget night. This year’s budget delivers mostly good news for our clients. Read on and see what’s new in money land.
As of 2017, almost all working Australians can make a personal superannuation contribution for which they claim a tax deduction. For most people, this provides an immediate positive return on their investment. This article explains how to make the most of personal superannuation contributions.
Exchange traded funds have quickly become one of the most popular ways of investing into the Australian sharemarket. ETFs combine the best parts of various types of managed investment and can be a very useful part of an investment portfolio.
Income protection insurance is essential for all people who would suffer financially if they were unable to earn income from working. This includes single people whose own lifestyle would suffer if they were unable to earn income as well as people who have financial dependents, such as parents.
Investment returns come in one of two forms. Different forms of investment return suit different investors. This article will help you decide which form of investment return you should be targeting.
Positive gearing lets you make a profit on your investment from day one. Provided there is no capital loss, this can be a great way to make money. Problem is: everyone else has thought of that, too. Positive gearing a decent property investment is hard.
When most people think of negative gearing, they think of property. But negative gearing can occur with any asset for which some or all of the purchase price is borrowed. This article provides a worked example of negative gearing using an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) to buy a diversified portfolio of shares.