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Small Business Burnout? Use This Time To Rest, Rejuvenate, And Reframe Your Business Strategy

It's been a hell of a year, hasn't it? Between the pandemic and politics—not to mention the day-to-day stressors the average small business has—it's been challenging to keep our heads above water, let alone think about the future. But…
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Claiming interest expenses for rental properties

Interest is a common deduction claimed by taxpayers. Generally, interest is seen as being inherently deductible where it is incurred in gaining or producing assessable income. An established factor from court cases is that the deductibility…

Calling time out on your business? Some essentials you’ll need to know

When you first went into business, either buying an established enterprise or starting from scratch, probably the last thing on your mind was the day you would close the door for the last time. But in a way it’s inevitable, whether through…

New RBA report reveals how important JobKeeper has been during the coronavirus recession

JobKeeper has been described as a “country-saving moment”, with a new report revealing just what role the wage subsidy played during the pandemic. Job losses would have doubled during the coronavirus pandemic if the federal government…

How to earn money while Christmas shopping according to budget expert

COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives, both good and bad. However, one way that is actually helping keep money in our pocket, or even potentially put money back in our pocket, is the way that we shop. Particularly online. For…

The balancing act of blended family finances

When Jack and Sarah met through mutual friends, they hit it off immediately. Both had previously been married and, besides having a child each, found they had quite a lot in common. Dinner dates quickly morphed into family-style outings with…
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Empowering yourself to go above and beyond

“I’m thrilled to announce I’ve been appointed Mum’s Power of Attorney,” said no-one ever in the history of sibling rivalry. While many of us end up saying that – well, perhaps not the thrilled part – how many of us know what…

Super Success for Women

While women earn less and spend less time in the workforce than men, sharply eroding their super contributions throughout their working lives, there are some simple steps women can take to boost their retirement savings.   Sadly, this is…
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10-STEP FORMULA TO ACHIEVE FINANCIAL FREEDOM IN 2020

Financial freedom. It can sound like a nice theory. But the truth is, it’s possible for anyone to achieve. And I mean anyone – even someone who once had tens of thousands in student loan debt like yours truly. No matter what financial troubles…