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Asset Protection

Your Income is Your Number One Asset

Your Income is Your Number One Asset

When starting out in small business, you have to take 100 per cent responsibility for the income you’re going to generate. That means you need a defensive strategy in place for your income.

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The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy

We want nothing of any value in the fall guy’s name. Absolutely nothing! It’s not a perfect world. Bad things sometimes happen to good people. So if a business falls over the fall guy can go with it but hard earned assets built along the journey MUST be fully protected.

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Investment bonds – an alternative to super

Investment bonds – an alternative to super

A number of changes came into effect on 1 July 2017 that limit the amount of money those saving for retirement can put into super. This includes new limits on concessional (or before tax) and non-concessional (or after tax) contributions.

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Who’ll inherit your family heirlooms, if not your kids?

Who’ll inherit your family heirlooms, if not your kids?

If you’re a baby boomer, you may be considering passing down some of your treasured possessions to your children or grandchildren—especially if downsizing your home is on the horizon.  If you’ve already made the assumption that they’ll be willing recipients, you could be in for a surprise.

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Compare principal and interest and interest-only home loans

Compare principal and interest and interest-only home loans

Finding out which home loan is right for you depends on your personal situation. Are you looking for a home loan to buy your first home, update your current one or as an investment in retirement? Are you confused by all the jargon and what type of home loan is right for you? We delve into two of the most popular home loans: principal and interest and interest-only.

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Whether your goal is to pay off your mortgage or holiday each year, you are more likely to succeed with a plan of action!

Whether your goal is to pay off your mortgage or holiday each year, you are more likely to succeed with a plan of action!

If you’ve paid off your home, have a healthy stash of super and take an overseas holiday each year, you’ve made it financially. That’s the view of many Australians according to recent research.

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Small business restructure roll-over concessions

Small business restructure roll-over concessions

What happens if you are in the wrong structure? Have you ever had a chat with a colleague or mate and thought “why aren’t I doing that” or “I wish I could change the way my business works”.

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Great news for everyone running a small business!

Great news for everyone running a small business!

The Small Business Entity threshold has increased to $10 million from 1 July 2016 onwards (became law on 19th May 2017). Previously the Small Business Entity threshold was $2 million. Basically, you are a Small Business Entity if you carry on a business and have an aggregated turnover of less than $10 million.

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