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Superannuation and Retirement for the Self Employed

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Oct 16, 2018 5:35:00 PM

Do I have to make superannuation contributions if I'm self employed? What does retirement look like if I own my business? Can I salary sacrifice if I pay my own salary? Superannuation and retirement looks very different for those who are self employed. We are here to answer your most-Googled questions.

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Tags: Handle Money, Everyday Expenses, Personal Finance Basics, Earn More Money

Spending During Retirement

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Oct 13, 2018 6:04:00 PM

It has been accepted in the past that a retired person will need to account for around 80% of their income after retiring, however, recent studies have found that this is not enough. Of course, this will all depend on the type of lifestyle you would like to lead!

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Investing for Retirement

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Oct 9, 2018 5:51:00 PM

Superannuation isn't the only way to save for retirement, and many money advisers recommend diversifying your investments to give you better security for retirement and give you a better chance to live large in retirement. There are endless options for investment, so it's important to do your research before handing over any cash.

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Tags: Handle Money, Build Savings, Personal Finance Basics, Earn More Money

Superannuation 101

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Oct 6, 2018 5:18:00 PM

Superannuation is a very important topic for people in any stage of their working career. It's something that young people may not think about, and one that retirees sometimes think too much about! So what exactly is superannuation and how does it work?

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Build Savings, Handle Money, Everyday Expenses

Six Reasons you Should be Thinking about Retirement

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Oct 3, 2018 5:26:00 PM

You might be thinking that retirement is an issue you won't need to consider for a good few years, or even decades. But there are many, many reasons why it's never too early to thinking about retirement - here are 10 of them.

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Tags: Build Savings, Personal Finance Basics, Affordable Living, Handle Money

Wage Subsidy Grants

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Sep 29, 2018 5:16:00 PM

For the final of our blog posts about Government grants, we will be covering Wage Subsidies. This month we have covered a variety of grants that businesses are able to apply for to gain assistance in starting or growing your company. All grants have been offered by the Australian or Queensland governments.

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Tags: Handle Money, Personal Finance Basics

Accelerating Commercialisation Program

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Sep 25, 2018 5:22:00 PM

Starting up a business can be tough. Growing that business can sometimes be even tougher. State and Federal Governments offer a multitude of grants for business owners, or people trying to launch start-up companies. The problem is, often we don't know to look! This month we're highlighting some of the best business grants Australia has to offer.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

Back to Work Program

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Sep 22, 2018 5:13:00 PM

This month we are talking about Australian and Queensland Government grants that could help you start or grow your business. Up today is the Back to Work Program, which features a grant that will give businesses the opportunity to hire unemployed jobseekers in full time roles.

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

Small Business Entrepreneur Grants

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Sep 18, 2018 5:18:00 PM

The Australian Federal and State Governments have a long list of grants available for individuals and businesses that can help start or grow your company! Much of the time, the public do not know of these grants and are unsure where to start, so we are dedicating this month to all things grants!

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Tags: Personal Finance Basics, Earn More Money

The Business Development and Assistance Program

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Sep 15, 2018 5:15:00 PM

The Business Development and Assistance Program is one of the services offered by Indigenous Business Australia that provides assistance to eligible business owners, or those wanting to start a business. The program can assist an individual by way of providing access to important resources and training.

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Tags: Earn More Money, Personal Finance Basics

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