FoFA not good enough -
THE passing of the Future of Financial Advice legislation will supposedly mean more reliable and less costly advice for Australians around investments and superannuation but a consumer watchdog says the amendments tabled by the government fall short and leave us in the dark.
Arthritis awareness -
GENERAL practitioners struggle with treating osteoarthritis, which affects about 2 million Australians, but they shouldn’t have to.
Just picture this - MY DAD was a really keen photographer. -
His old Zeiss Ikon folding camera sits on the filing cabinet in my office. It’s a beautiful example of fine 1950s German engineering and it’s my guess it would still take a darn good photograph today.
Drug danger dot-com -
A GROWING trend of buying prescription, over-the-counter and complementary medicines online may be creating an environment leading to the uncontrolled and unregulated supply of medicines, experts have warned.
Australia’s elderly increasingly at risk of homelessness -
THE plight of Australia’s homeless elders has been revealed amid fears older people are at increased risk of ending up on the streets due to spiralling rents and rising pressure on community services.
SMSF loans in New Zealand -
I would like to borrow against a property in NZ but do this through my SMSF. My understanding is they will not provide a loan with a limited recourse required. Any suggestions?
Nest egg guarantee grows -
THE Australian superannuation guarantee has officially been bumped up to 12% after the federal government passed the legislation.
Case Study: SMSF borrowing to acquire property -
Case Study: SMSF borrowing to acquire property
Passions pad pensions -
OF ALL the benefits retirement brings, perhaps one of the most eagerly anticipated is the opportunity to spend more time indulging in a hobby or favourite pastime.
Strawberries ‘n’ cream -
I DON’T know about you, but the combination of strawberries and cream never gets old for me!