Election Proposals

As we head to the polls, it is timely to analyse some of the policy proposals from the major political parties. Any impact will depend on your individual circumstances and please remember that these policies are yet to be legislated and often the devil is in the detail. The list below highlights the more common financial policies in the media at present.

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Women & Investment Risk

The gender gap in salaries is well known and efforts are underway to close this gap for good. With media attention this is likely to happen in the next few decades however often overlooked or not considered important is the investment gap. Compared to men, women are much less likely to invest their savings, and we miss out on significant wealth as a result.

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Inactive Super Account

Have you recently received a letter from your super fund about an inactive super account? The federal government has passed the “Protecting Your Super” (PYS) legislation package which is designed to ensure super members’ account balances are not eroded by insurance premiums in inactive super accounts.

If your account has been inactive for a continuous period of 16 months, the insurance cover can only be continued if you elect to do so.

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Our Top tips for Change in 2019

It is that time of year again when we set resolutions and goals.  If you really want to make change in your life – be it personal or professional – you need to set goals and then make a plan on how to action these goals.  If you keep doing what you have always done, you will keep getting the same old result.

We see common behavioural themes that can hold you back from achieving what YOU want.  Here are some of our tips that may help you make 2019 different from previous years:

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Insurance After Divorce

Life changes after divorce but your insurance needs may not. A little bit of planning to consider some of life’s “what -if’s” will ensure you have a backup plan (or as I like to call it, a safety net) in the event of unexpected circumstances.

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