The Superannuation Crisis

  Part of me is scratching my head as I write this, the other part wants to say, “I told you so” …! A few days back the $44 billion fund representing largely hospitality workers, Hostplus, updated its product disclosure statement to reflect a clause in its trust deed that outlines five circumstances where the fund could … Continued

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Combating Corona – For working parents

Covid-19 has caused major disruptions for people all over the world, imposing travel bans, the minimisation of social gatherings and even more importantly introduced the idea of ‘social-distancing’ which is to become a part of our daily lives for the foreseeable future. Your employer would most likely have discussed with you a contingency plan in … Continued

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Costly mistakes entrepreneurs make

Entrepreneurs are unique. They have brilliant business ideas, often with a natural ability to think outside the box and deliver products and services that reflect their creativity. Some of the best businesses in Australia have come from entrepreneur minds such as John Illhan (Crazy Johns), Dick Smith (Dick Smith electronics, Dick Smith Foods &Australian Geographic) … Continued

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Invest a fraction to gain a fortune

The Australian housing market crisis might be slowly improving but there is still little relief for younger investors who want to enter the market. These investors might be first time property buyers, or they may simply be finding it difficult to save the 20% deposit required to avoid paying hefty fees in Lenders Mortgage Insurance … Continued

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