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Travel Insurance - don’t leave home without it!

9 July 2018 - posted in Lifestyle and Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Michelle Sanchez-McCallum

A few weeks ago I received an anxious call from a client who needed to withdraw some money to pay off their credit card. They were left with a hefty hospital bill while they were travelling abroad. It reminded me of the time I landed myself in a foreign hospital.

Kids and the value of money

2 July 2018 - posted in Lifestyle and Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Will Chapman

Having worked in this financial services industry for around 18 years, I have maintained the same philosophy when it comes to saving: the first $10,000 will be the hardest to save.

Life after work

25 June 2018 - posted in Lifestyle and Pre-Retirees and Retirees by John Oliver

Do you give much thought about what your life may be like after you retire? Will it be complete retirement or will you still want to do a little part-time work?

Do you know the signs of Elder Abuse?

22 June 2018 - posted in Lifestyle and Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Brenton Miegel

It is concerning that we continue to hear about cases of financial abuse of our older Australians although I am certain that the vast majority of those reading this who care for an elderly parent/ relative or friend are well intentioned.

Making Sense of End of Year Super Contributions

13 June 2018 - posted in Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Lachlan Harvey

Self-employed people have long had the ability to make contributions into super and claim a tax deduction.

Are you ready for the new Child Care Subsidy?

12 June 2018 - posted in Pre-Retirees by Sam Martin

From 2 July 2018 the Child Care Rebate and Child Care Benefit will be replaced by the new Child Care Subsidy. This new subsidy will be means tested and paid directly to the providers thus providing a simpler and more targeted provision of services to lower and middle income families.

A super car crash!

6 June 2018 - posted in Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Will Chapman

Did I miss the memo that measuring investment risk in super isn't important?

Tax deductible Super Contributions

23 May 2018 - posted in Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Craig Kirkwood

With the end of the financial year quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to review your superannuation contributions.

Life beyond the walls

22 May 2018 - posted in Lifestyle and Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Matt Kelly

With all of the publicity surrounding the big players in the financial advice space, I thought it timely to share my experiences and observations from working for a large financial institution, and also being associated with another, prior to joining Goldsborough.

2018 Federal Budget Overview

14 May 2018 - posted in Government Benefits and Lifestyle and Pre-Retirees and Retirees by Brenton Miegel

On Tuesday 8 May 2018, the Treasurer, Scott Morrison, released the Government’s 2018-19 Budget.

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