Going to an auction unarmed with knowledge is a dangerous thing to do. This eBook will give you an insight into how to best survive in an auction environment.
Building a portfolio of investment properties is a legitimate retirement strategy used by many Australian investors. It requires specific knowledge, patience and discipline.
Selling your business is one of the most important financial transactions. It is important to approach it armed with as much information as possible.
Not all Financial Planners are the same. Being able to distinguish between all the different types of planners is not easy. So how do you find the best advisor for you?
We have produced this eBook to bring together a collection of ideas and strategies that can help you to pay off your mortgage and sooner.
Sort out the best from the rest with our guide to Sydney’s best suburbs for property investment. We hope that this guide will help you with your search.
Increasingly, property investors are looking to the National Rental Affordability Scheme as a means of creating cashflow positive investment property wealth.
This eBook has been written to give some insight into the issues that need to be considered and to help you avoid many costly mistakes when buying property in super.
The idea of a 90% financed or even 100% financed investment property being cashflow positive from day one sounds attractive to anyone right?
Planning for retirement has never been harder as we now live in a world where markets are more volatile than at any other time in history.
If you are retired or planning your retirement you need to first understand the challenges that lie ahead of you and then develop a plan to navigate and avoid them.
There are certain steps and habits, that if acted on and followed lead to very positive financial outcomes. We have written this eBook to highlight some of the more important ones.
What are the best insurance strategies at the moment both personal and business. Insurance, superannuation and tax planning are now more integrated than ever.
This eBook has been written to give you an up to date perspective on the subject.
Capital Gains Tax can be a large and unexpected expense. This eBook has been written to examine the strategies available to legally manage your tax liability.
The combination of NRAS and an SMSF can be a very powerful strategy for the right people (and situation). Either in Accumulation or Pension mode. This is a unique eBook that goes into the details of NRAS and SMSFs and how to combine them.
Not all suburbs are equal. We have produced this eBook for those looking to invest in Brisbane real estate for the long term, rather than shorter term speculation.
Not all suburbs are equal. We have produced this eBook for those looking to invest in Melbourne real estate for the long term, rather than shorter term speculation.
It can be challenging finding the right planner for you. The purpose of this eBook is to help you avoid some of the mistakes people make when choosing a financial planner.
Should I buy an investment property or a home? This question is being asked by more and more Australians in the last 5-10 years as getting into the property market gets harder.
With the popularity of SMSFs on the rise, more and more Australians are looking at borrowing to invest and buy property with their superannuation.
This is a question on most investors’ minds. We have produced this eBook to help you think about and answer the question in a rounded and holistic manner.
This eBook provides an overview of the financial planning and superannuation relates issues uniquely faced by same-sex couples in Australia.
We have produced this eBook so clients have a foundation level understanding on how to invest in Commercial Property within an SMSF.
We have written this eBook for the ever increasing number of New Zealander’s migrating to Australia.
Living and working away from home is a reality for many Australians. You may work for an employer that offers a LAFHA.
The purpose of this eBook is to provide an overview of SAFs to enable you to come to an informed decision on whether it could be an answer to your investment needs.
Australian residential property has performed admirably over the last 40-50 years and created substantial wealth for a large portion of the Austrailan population.
Many of our Queensland clients have a QSuper account, we have noticed over the years a range of questions and uncertainties regarding how QSuper works.
Personal estate planning is often overlooked and even when we do get around to it there is a long list of mistakes that should be avoided.
Company compliance is a maze. We have produced this eBook to help our clients that have either corporate trustees or an operating company.
Women have some specific financial issues and concerns that they are faced with. This eBook has been written to help you understand those issues and navigate them.
If you earn over $300,000 then you owe extra tax on your super contributions. It’s called Division 293 Tax. Learn more about this tax.
An SMSF is a very important decision. The fewer mistakes you make the better. This eBook is written for anyone considering an SMSF and is not sure of what to expect.
Immigration is an amazing time in one’s life. This eBook has been written for those immigrating to Australia from South Africa.
This eBook has been written for those immigrating to Australia from anywhere in the world with the objective of making the transition easier and smoother.
Planning for the future starts with a budget and we have written this eBook to help you start the process of getting your budgeting and planning in order.
If you are an Australian expat returning (or thinking of returning) to Australia, then this eBook is for you.
Professional athletes, no matter what stage of your career; often have unique financial needs & circumstances. This eBook has been written to help you navigate your unique concerns and issues.
Would you like a Quick Financial Health Check? Download this easy to use tool that helps you evaluate the current health of your finances.
Are you a Professional Pilot? This unique eBook has been written specifically for you.
Are you considering establishing your own Self Managed Super Fund? This unique eBook has been written specifically for you.
Do you have a Family Trust or are you considering one? Read this eBook to avoid many of the mistakes people make.
We have produced this eBook to help shed light on a wide range of both simple and complex issues relating to LRBAs (Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements).
As a surgeon you would be faced with some unique financial challenges and considerations. This unique eBook has been written specifically for you.
This eBook has been written for our existing and prospective clients to outline many of the costly mistakes that should be avoided with negative gearing.
Selling your home for any price is easy, but getting the best price is not. If you are selling in the near future then this unique eBook has been written specifically for you.
Negative gearing is a strategy used by many successful investors. In this free eBook you will find out the essentials in assessing this tool as part of a wealth creation strategy.
Relationship breakdown and divorce affects every aspect of your life, and the financial side is no exception.
High income and high net worth clients have unique issues that they need to consider in their planning. Finding advice that caters for those issues can be harder than you think.
Teachers have their own unique set of financial considerations and concern. We have written this eBook for you hoping that you extract some value and insight from it.
With the help of author Alison Nancye we have produced an eBook focused on helping you manage your change of career.
This eBook provides a deeper insight into the pros and cons of refinancing and should you want to do it, how best to go about it.
Leaving or losing your job is surely one of the most stressful events we could experience. This eBook is designed to give you some guidance to help you through this tough time.
The long term goal of many property investors is to build a portfolio of properties. This eBook has been written for those interested in embarking on such a strategy.
Buying off the plan has its advantages and pitfalls. This is a unique eBook written for those interested in embarking on such a strategy.
Immigration is an amazing time in one’s life. This eBook has been written for those immigrating to Australia from Britain.
Property experts go through a particular thought process to find and identify value in real estate transactions. This eBook is an insight into that thought process.
Are you paying more tax than you have to? This easy-to-understand guide outlines which costs of your investment property are deductible and which are not.
Find out what makes or breaks a potential investment property. Buying property can be exciting and nerve racking at the same time. It can be emotional and logical. This eBook covers those items you should consider before buying a rental property.
Superannuation and taxation can’t be avoided in Australia. Learn strategies on how you can use these financial vices to enhance your situation.
Buying a home is a major investment but can return significant financial gains to kick-start your wealth-building program.
Coming into money brings opportunities and challenges, and in many cases, mixed emotions. Recipients of new wealth have many financial issues to consider.
Are you one of the many people worried about the future? Read our guide on dealing with uncertain times and find out what you can do to protect yourself now.
If you reached your preservation age but are still working you may want to consider a Transition to Retirement Pension as part of your retirement planning strategy. Combined with salary sacrifice contributions, a TTR pension can be an effective retirement planning tool available.
More and more Australians are opting for an apartment rather than a detached house. Find out what you need to know in your search for the perfect apartment.
Find out how you and your partner can work together as a team to create a more prosperous future together.
Find out the challenges faced by doctors in managing their money and making their wealth creation aspirations come true.
Getting into the property market is the hardest it has ever been. In this eBook you will learn the strategies to help your adult children break into the market.
Sending your children to a private school is one of the most expensive things you will ever do. Learn the strategies to help fund private school fees.
Defence Housing is a popular investment strategy for many Australians. We have written this eBook to help clients improve their thinking on this strategy.
Direct share ownership is a very popular mode of investing for SMSF trustees. That being said, there are investment and tax mistakes that are best avoided.
Everyone wants to have some idea if they are on track for a comfortable retirement or if they are not, how far off are they?
Finding properties that pay for themselves is hard but not impossible. Learn the signs of a cashflow positive property.
Considering purchasing a property in the nation’s capital? Discover the top 5 Canberra suburbs to watch.
The purpose of this eBook is to provide information about end of year tax and superannuation planning. This includes strategies to legally minimise your tax obligation as an individual or a business and as well as strategies to grow your superannuation. We will also provide advice on potential tax traps and how you can avoid them.
Did you know you may be able to use your super to buy an investment property? Would you like to find out how? This eBook has been written to help you navigate this opportunity and understand the risks and mistakes to avoid.
Winding up or closing an SMSF may occur for a number of reasons such as relationship breakdown or bankruptcy. Learn about trustees’ obligations to members and regulators. Or Learn about the steps in closing an SMSF.
An SMSF is subject to specific concessional taxation rules, so long as the fund complies with the government’s super rules.
There are specific investment rules that must be followed to ensure an SMSF remains eligible for tax concessions. Learn about the types of investments your SMSF can and can’t invest in and lending and borrowing restrictions.
In most cases your super cannot be withdrawn until you reach a certain age or retire. Learn about withdrawing your super as a lump sum or in the form of an income stream.
Contributing to super will grow your nest egg to fund your retirement. Learn about the different types of contributions and taxation of each.Contributions to super include employer contributions, after tax contributions, salary sacrifice and deductible self-employed contributions.
Setting up your own SMSF requires you to become a trustee of the fund. This is an important decision that carries certain duties and responsibilities.
There are almost 600,000 self-managed super funds (SMSFs) in operation in Australia. SMSFs are not suitable for everyone. Learn about what an SMSF is, how they are regulated and becoming a trustee of your own super fund.
VicSuper is one of the largest public sector super funds in Australia. Many of our prospective and existing clients have VicSuper accounts. We have written this eBook for them.
A testamentary trust is one of the most effective and powerful estate planning tools available. A testamentary trust can have a wide reaching and multi-generational impact on family wealth.
Downsizing is one of the biggest and hardest decisions you may ever make. More and more Australians will grapple with this challenge in years to come.
Many investors feel that they don’t understand annuities and find them confusing, but they can be a powerful part of a diversified portfolio.
The purpose of this eBook is to provide information on consolidating super. If you’ve changed jobs over the years, it’s likely that you’ll have more than one superannuation account.
It seems change is the only constant in these turbulent times. Here are ten trends that will have an impact on the retirement of Australians.
The purpose of this eBook is to provide information about end of year tax and superannuation planning, with a special focus this FY2020 on COVID related issues.
Prior to 2007 SMSFs were not allowed to borrow for investment purposes, which meant that property investment wasn’t an option for most fund members. It is now possible for SMSFs to borrow funds under some clearly defined conditions.
Is Specialist Disability Accommodation really all that it seems? This eBook provides an overview of the scheme and explores not just the investment opportunity but what the potential pitfalls are.
UK pension transfers to Australia are complicated and time-consuming. This eBook aims to help you understand the continually changing rules on UK pension schemes held by Australian expats.
If you have shares in an employer/employee share scheme, this eBook has been written to help you navigate some of the questions and issues you may have.
A classic question in the property market has always been – buy or rent? Rentvesting allows you to do both. This eBook will help you understand the Rentvesting strategy.
Salary packaging can possibly allow you to pay for expenses from pre-tax salary and increase your net cash flow.
Granny flat construction is on the upward trend in Australia. Be aware of the potential pitfalls before embarking on development of a granny flat.
If you’re considering Aged Care for yourself or one of your loved ones, it’s important to understand the basics of how Aged Care works in Australia before you make any decisions.
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a managed investment vehicle that you can use to access a wide variety of investment markets.
If you need to take out life insurance to protect yourself and your loved ones financially, you have three broad options – group life insurance, retail life insurance, or arranging life insurance yourself directly through an insurer.
In this e-book, we explain the key differences between ETFs, LICs and unlisted funds. We also provide answers to FAQs and outline the pros and cons of each investment option.
In this eBook, we will look at the pros and cons of keeping your home and renting it out versus selling it. We will also look at a number of case studies.
It’s important to understand common investment decision-making mistakes and how you can avoid them. At the end of the day, good investment decision-making lowers your risk and improves your returns.
The Pension Loans Scheme is a federal government initiative to help Australian retirees to supplement their income. Many Australian retirees have the bulk of their assets tied up in residential property. They are often said to be “asset rich but cash poor”.
There are specific ages when you become eligible to access a range of government financial benefits in retirement. In this eBook, we look at each of these government financial benefits, their specific eligibility requirements, and how you can claim them.
Discover strategies to legally minimise your tax obligations as an individual or a business as well as strategies to grow your superannuation. We also cover some tax traps and how to avoid them!
The purpose of this guide is to take some of the mystery and confusion out of insurance by providing you with an overview of the different types of insurances available.