Floods, fire and pandemic – it’s been an incredibly tough 15 months for many Australian businesses. And with government support about to end, looking after your mental health will be just as important as taking care of your business’s financial health. With the federal government’s COVID-19 JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme expiring on 28 March, experts…

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The property market is going through a boom phase, which means housing affordability is getting tougher. So how much does the average Australian household need to put towards their monthly home loan repayments in the current market? Let’s take a look. You’ve probably noticed the housing market is going a bit crazy at the moment.…

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The benefits of gold for SMSF trustees Want to know the five key reasons self-managed super funds buy gold? From strong long-term returns to a trusted hedge against falling stock prices, our latest whitepaper details how precious metals can benefit SMSF trustees looking to diversify their investment portfolio. Read the whitepaper Five key reasons self-managed…

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Some thing to think about from the Perth Mint – The Original article can be found here Posted By Jordan Eliseo – Manager Investment Research March 04 2021 The gold price suffered its largest monthly fall in several years during February, as bond yields rocketed higher, and cryptocurrency prices soared. Gold ETFs saw substantial outflows, while…

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Thinking of building, buying a new home or renovating? The HomeBuilder scheme ends on March 31, which means you’ve got less than two weeks to take advantage of the $15,000 grant. The Australian government scheme, which was initially due to end in December but was extended to 31 March, has led to a big spike…

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Who would take the reins of your family business if you had to take a step back from it? Turns out just one-in-six businesses have a proper plan in place. But rest assured you can develop your own succession plan fairly painlessly, with the help of a new guide. So … it turns out the…

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Did you know more than a third of Australian homeowners are considering putting their property up for sale so they can take advantage of the current boom in prices? Here’s how to get your property looking spick and span for prospective buyers. New data shows seller confidence is now higher than it was prior to…

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Some interesting insight from the Perth Mint – The Original article can be found at www.perthmintbullion.com/Blog/Blog.aspx   Posted By Jordan Eliseo – Manager Investment Research “Bull markets are born on pessimism and die on euphoria” – John Templeton   Irrespective of whether you think Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme, the future of money, or something in between,…

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It’s official: Australia’s housing market is in the midst of a broad-based boom, with the national home value surging 2.1% higher in February; the largest month-on-month change since 2003. We haven’t seen this kind of fast-paced growth since Guy Sebastian robbed Nollsie to win Australian Idol, Roger Federer won his first of 20 grand slams…

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