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In the past week or so, we’ve seen share markets fall on the back of growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. At times of heightened market volatility, it’s easy to fear how your superannuation and other investments might be affected, but it’s important to understand the nature of market movements before making any sudden decisions. 

The Federal Government has announced a range of initiatives to support individuals, households and businesses to cope with unprecedented levels of upheaval and market volatility. Here, we look at the key measures and what they could mean for you.

Growing your business means more cash for you now plus a higher sale price in the future when you decide to eventually sell your business.

Here are a few ideas on how to increase your market share by identifying new customers.

Increasing your customer base can lead to higher cash flow, a greater return and many more positive outcomes to your business.

Here are two key ways you can increase your customer base. 

Disruption is everywhere and affects all aspects of modern life. Industries are being transformed as small, nimble start-ups with superior technology and innovative products displaced by large established companies that have dominated their sectors for decades. Find out why as investors you should care.

As of 1/1/2020 under new legislation, clients with multiple employers who expect to have excess concessional contributions due to compulsory superannuation guarantee, are able to apply to the ATO to opt out of receiving superannuation guarantee from an employer. Follow the link to find out more and see your options.  

Do you know the difference between a contractor and an employee?

The line between employee and contractor are increasingly becoming blurred in the eyes of the ATO.
Just because someone has an ABN no longer means you are automatically off the hook for tax and super obligations.

Do you know the difference between a binding and non-lapsing super death benefit nomination? Do you have a nomination in place for your super? Take a look at how they work and why it's a good idea to have one. 

If you’re starting to plan for your retirement, you might have questions about what you can do with your super, and when. This article by BT will answer two of the common questions they get asked. 

In support for R U OK? Day, we thought we would share this article that explores how financial stress can impact our mental health, and what we can do to feel more positive about our lives and finances.

Everyone’s spending habits differ, just like everyone’s salary differs. Learning how to spend in line with your salary whilst battling a range of competing expenses and trying not to compromise on your savings can be a difficult skill to master.

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