Turn Your Passion Into Profit: Starting a Business After Retirement

22 June

For most people, retirement is a time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of their labour. However, it’s not uncommon for some to realise they cannot afford the retirement lifestyle they envisioned. Boredom can also set in, so you might feel...[Read More]

What is Ethical Investing, how do you do it?

22 June

Investing is typically perceived as a wealthy-only pastime with no regard for the environment or social issues. However, that is not always the case, and the old mindset of making money for its own sake doesn’t need to stay. People have become...[Read More]

Tax office targets working from home deductions

15 June

The fixed rate method for calculating your deduction for working from home expenses has been revised. The revised fixed rate method is $0.67 per work hour and available from 1 July 2022. The fixed rate method has been revised to: increase the...[Read More]

10 Benefits of Doing Something You Love Every Day

8 June

Engaging in activities that you love is not only enjoyable but also offers a multitude of benefits that can enrich your life in various ways. So, if you’re on the fence about indulging one or some of your life’s passions, here are some...[Read More]

New workers’ bargaining scheme gets first big test

7 June

Laws allowing workers from different businesses to band together to challenge for higher wages will undergo their first test in the childcare sector. Unions representing staff from 20 early childhood education providers across NSW, the ACT and...[Read More]

Dealing With Higher Inflation: Strategies to Thrive Amidst Rising Costs

1 June

The cost of living continues to rise, and many are feeling the pinch. However, there are ways to navigate and adapt to this challenging financial landscape. If you’re looking for practical solutions and workarounds to help you tackle higher...[Read More]

Determining the Right Business Structure (from day one)

18 May

All successful businesses depend on a solid and dependable structure. While you can always work it out as you go, improvisation in the business world is inefficient, highly risky, and likely to lead to failure. Getting the right systems in place...[Read More]

Quality Trumps Cost Every Time

11 May

Like other well-known fashion houses that have stood the test of time, Gucci is an iconic brand that has always been focused on quality. From the leather bags they made for saddles in the 1920s to the clothes and accessories the brand is known for...[Read More]

Do You Own a Business or Does Your Business Own You?

27 April

Given a chance, most people would love to own a business and be their own boss. If you have a great product or service concept, the thought of building your own company from scratch can be very attractive. After all, who doesn’t want to be the...[Read More]

Australia looks to plug EU energy gap with renewables

1 February

Australia is being proposed as a solution to Europe’s energy woes with the energy minister pushing for closer ties. Delivering a speech in Brussels, Energy Minister Chris Bowen said Australia will be a renewables superpower and could step in to...[Read More]

Time management: The meaning, importance and benefits

19 January

It is often said that ‘Time and tide wait for no one.’ Therefore, to achieve success in life, one needs to develop a deep appreciation for time. Anyone can benefit from time management — whether in school, in the office or with life in...[Read More]

Overview of record-keeping rules for business

11 January

You are legally required to keep records of all transactions relating to your tax and superannuation affairs as you start, run, sell, change or close your business, specifically: any documents related to your business’s income and expenses any...[Read More]

Determining the Right Business Structure

5 January

All successful businesses depend on a solid and dependable structure. While you can always work it out as you go, improvisation in the business world is inefficient, highly risky, and likely to lead to failure. Getting the right systems in place...[Read More]

What you can do to protect yourself as scams evolve

29 December

In 2022, Australians fell victim to investment and cryptocurrency-related scams, losing $242.5 million (US$166 million). In the United Kingdom (UK), a total of over £2.3 billion was lost in 2021 because of various scams, including online shopping,...[Read More]

Risks abound for businesses in 2023

28 December

Businesses have so far proved resilient to turbulent economic conditions domestically and overseas but next year is not looking so rosy. In the final chapters of 2022, the 300 basis point lift in the cash rate from record lows is just starting to...[Read More]