Is It Time To Downsize?

Back in the day, a big house made sense with plenty of space out back for the kids to play in and lots of room inside for the family to spread out. But if the kids have now flown the nest, you may be starting to feel as though you’re rattling around a bit. Marc Matthews from Marc Matthews and … [Read more...]

2016-17 Federal Budget

In his budget speech, the Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison put forward a number of proposed changes, mainly around contributions to superannuation and taxation. Here’s a brief roundup of what the proposals could mean for you—whether you’re starting out in your career, taking care of family, on the … [Read more...]

Changes to pension assets test in 2017: Are you ready?

The Government has passed law to change Centrelink’s Age Pension assets test from 1 January 2017  Here's a reminder about the changes. To receive a full pension: From 1 January 2017, the Government will increase the assets test limit to qualify for a full pension to $375,000 for couples and … [Read more...]