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How risky is investing?

How risky is investing?

Investing is the key to building wealth and becoming financially secure. That’s because your investments do the hard yards earning a return. No matter whether you’re just starting out in the workforce or fully retired, investment returns provides extra money for...
Are you eligible for the HomeBuilder scheme?

Are you eligible for the HomeBuilder scheme?

The Australian government has just announced a HomeBuilder scheme that will provide eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a tax-free grant of $25,000. Good news if you are wanting to build a new home or renovate an existing one! To access this...
Costs to consider when setting a renovation budget

Costs to consider when setting a renovation budget

There are different ways to renovate which will affect how you manage costs. A builder with a contract means the cost is fixed. But if you choose to DIY, then you’ll need to manage the budget yourself. So let’s look at how to master your renovation. Setting some money...
Buying equipment for your business

Buying equipment for your business

With interest rates at their lowest ever, it’s not only a great time to buy a property, it’s also a great time to get the equipment you need for your business. You may be keen to use the EOFY sales to save yourself some cash, or you may be interested in updating your...
Lock in your gains

Lock in your gains

Author: Gareth Woodham, Associate of the Australian Property Institute, Certified Practising Valuer, Augmen Consulting One of the early consequences of the overnight closure of our hospitality, tourism and education industries has been the impact on tenants and their...
Pre-tax checklist for investors

Pre-tax checklist for investors

As tax time looms we wanted to share our pre-tax time checklist to help make things just a bit easier for you: Organise your receipts and recordsMake an appointment with your tax accountant to complete your tax returnTally up your allowable deductionsDetermine...