Author: Clinton Reid

Are we there yet?

22 January in SMSF

Since April 2015 the All Ordinaries index representing the Australian share market has fallen 17.5% from its peak near 6000 points to sit just under 5000 points. This fall represents a lower expectation on the Australian economy and in particular the anticipated financial performance of...

Don’t Leave 2016 to Chance

12 January in SMSF

The end of year break is typically a time where we reflect upon the year that just past. We may reflect upon our relationships, health, occupation, accommodation, holidays and finances. Many people will reflect upon the past year and then simply hope for a better...

Centrelink deeming rules less than a month away!

02 December in SMSF

Changes to Centrelink Deeming Provisions are upon usAre you considering a new pension or changing an existing pensionUnder the current Centrelink deeming rules, individuals’ financial assets are deemed to earn a certain amount of income, regardless of what they actually earn.Deeming is used to calculate...