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Quarterly Economic Update: January-March 2024

We provide commentary on Stage 3 Tax cuts, inflation, property, global share markets, and local employment market.

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Fostering wellbeing in the workplace

Using a case study to highlight the importance of workplace support for mental health, we underscore the significant cost of mental ill-health to businesses, the rising awareness of mental health issues, and the positive impact of organisational support.

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The Importance of Building an Emergency Fund

This article explores the critical role of establishing a financial safety net through an emergency fund, offering practical advice on how to achieve and maintain financial stability in the face of life’s unexpected events.

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Avoid passing bad money habits on to your kids

This article explores the impact of parental financial habits on children and advocates for teaching responsible money management from an early age.

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Is Worker’s Compensation Enough?

This article sheds light on the importance of worker’s compensation and the potential gaps in coverage that individuals may face. It encourages readers to think about their own situation and consider if worker’s compensation is adequate, or if Income Protection may be required.

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Charting a course to financial recovery

This article discusses the rise in Australian household debt, explores the role of Debt Management companies in helping manage debt, and offers alternative strategies to empower individuals towards financial recovery.

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Unlock the Power of Investment Diversification

This article explores how diversifying your portfolio over different asset classes and industry sectors can minimise risk and provide more stable returns over time.

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Could rent-to-buy be your key to home ownership

This article tells the story of Jared and Nick, first-year apprentices in Australia facing the challenge of entering the property market, who, with the guidance of their teacher and a mortgage broker, explore and successfully navigate a rent-to-buy scheme, ultimately becoming homeowners.

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Career Breaks: What you need to know before you go!

In this article we discuss the impact of taking a career break, with a particular focus on your financial situation, and provide strategies to help mitigate any repercussions.

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Going Once, Going Twice, Sold: Mastering the Art of Property Auctions

This article provides some tips for anyone considering buying property at auction.

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What does a recession mean for me?

In this article we delve into the heart of a recession and answer the question “What does a recession mean for me?”

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Active or Index Funds: What’s Your Best Bet?

Is it worth paying more for active investment management? In this article we explore the intricacies of investing by comparing active management and index funds. We uncover the factors influencing fees and performance dynamics, gaining valuable insights for informed investment decisions.

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