Archive: 'Feb 2017' :

Market Update – January 2017

United States  US equities rose over the month with the S&P 500 recording a gain of 1.9%, achieving a new all-time high, as did the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which surpassed 20,000 for the first time. The market continued to react positively to the plans of newly inaugurated President Trump to cut taxes, boost […]

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Why Insurance is Important – Benefits to you and your family

Insurance is all about protecting what you have now and what you need to have in the event of the unexpected. As you travel through life, the protection you need is likely to change. The key to selecting the right insurance is understanding your present needs and making sure you have both the right sort […]

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2017 Assets Test Changes – What you need to know

Changes to the assets test have come into effect as of 1 January 2017 and could impact anyone who qualifies for the age pension. If you are currently 65 years of age or more, you must undergo an income test and an assets test in order to determine whether you are eligible to receive an […]

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How Super Contribution Caps Work

How super contributions caps work One of the most tax-effective ways to boost your retirement savings is to put additional money into your super – and once you know how the caps on super contributions work, you can take advantage of the available tax concessions. This makes sense as, by staying within the super contributions […]

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