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The importance of insurance

If you are like most Australians, insurance is one of those things which can be put off for another day. But another day might be one too late – the story of Patty outlines how important it is to have …

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Are you better off with an industry super fund?

We’ve all seen the commercials. You know the one, ‘compare the pair’ where one woman whose super is in an industry super fund is shown ascending an escalator of good fortune. Meanwhile her counterpart is depicted descending to a future …

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Happy New Financial Year!

Everyone thinks about change and making resolutions when the calendar year ends but what about the financial year end?

The new financial year is a perfect time to make some resolutions to improve your financial health. If you create simple …

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Disasters: Looking at the economic effect

The economy today is progressively becoming more interconnected. This means a natural disaster across the globe can have a financial impact here at home in Australia. As we know, recently there has been a spate of disasters which have wreaked …

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Are you making the most of your Centrelink entitlements?

No doubt you are familiar with some of the Centrelink benefits available to you. However, a full understanding of what you are entitled to can, at times, be a complicated learning experience.

Benefits such as the Age Pension, Pensioner Concession …

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The Sovereign Debt Crisis

Remember the carefree days of 2007, before the GFC hit? Back then, all that investors had to worry about was the risk of companies going bust. Then the GFC came along, and we learned that we had to worry about …

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