As the COVID-19 virus took a sledgehammer to the economy, the federal government rapidly introduced a range of initiatives to help individuals who lost income as a result of the measures taken to control the virus.
One of those initiatives was to allow qualifying individuals access to a portion of their superannuation to help them meet their living costs. Withdrawals are tax free and don’t need to be included in tax returns. Most people can withdraw up to $10,000 in the 2019/2020 financial year and up to a further $10,000 in the 2020/2021 financial year.Read More
Ever since the Government gave Australians the right to access their superannuation early to cope with COVID-19 financial stress, scammers have swarmed in to take advantage.
These scammers are operating using varied methods. Below is a text message that one of our clients received despite not having requested early access to her super.Read More
Ask most people in their 30’s who their financial planner is, and the typical response might be huh? Most younger people have the perception that financial advisers are for older people with plenty of money to invest.
Whilst it’s true that people nearing or in retirement will benefit from sound advice. so will younger people. With the benefit of having time on their side, and with some help from an adviser, a 30-something can easily create a wealth formation plan that can provide a substantial payoff in the future.