Author: kligro88

From 1st July 2019, all businesses will need to be reporting using Single Touch Payroll (STP). If you're managing a business and you're not sure what this is all about, you need to read on! Single Touch Payroll means that every time you pay your workers,...

It's all about the nuts and bolts If you've already read about how to Make the most of your income, congratulations, you've taken the first step towards wresting back control of your spending. Now we're going to go through the nuts and bolts of setting it...

Taking control of your spending will let you reach your financial goals quicker ‘New Year, New Me’ is a popular phrase at this time of year. We’ve finished reflecting on the year just gone, the holidays and celebrations are over, and we’re able to take stock...

Passing the Baton At school I wasn't really an athlete, but the relay race was something I always enjoyed. Unlike many other events, the relay is about teamwork just as much as individual performance - the collective ability of a team to achieve a common goal. In...

If you need help with your finances, it can sometimes be hard to figure out what kind of help you need. Should you consult with a financial planner, an accountant, or both? Contrary to some common misconceptions, the two fields are vastly different in what...

Investing is hard, picking assets can sometimes feels like playing Russian roulette. Over the last 5 years, markets have been up one minute and down the next. It’s entirely understandable to see investors sell down their share and property assets and move 100% of their...

Iron ore almost halved in 2014, but where will prices go in 2015? The All Ordinaries did very little for the year, closing 2014 on 5,388 points, a rise of only 1.1% for the year. This comes after a 15% gain in 2013 for Australian stocks. In...

As a child, you would have spent the entire year looking forward to Christmas. With the promise of presents, lots of food and holidays, who wouldn’t? But now as an adult, you’re sitting on the other side of the ledger, perhaps longing for the simpler...

6 month All Ordinaries price chart (red) with 30 day moving average (green). Click on image to enlarge. Hello and welcome to our first economic update. In this series we'll be looking at the latest movements in the major economic indicators. We'll also be trying to...

  There's a highly anticipated event coming on Tuesday, an event that's likely to have far reaching effects on hip-pockets across Australia. The punters will be placing their bets, small fortunes may be won and lost, and afterwards there'll be winners, losers and quite a few...