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Federal Budget 2015 Summary
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After criticism that his first budget was too tough and unfair, Treasurer Joe Hockey has used his second budget to restore the confidence of ordinary Australians and shift the focus to jobs, growth and opportunity. Gone is the talk of … Continue reading

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What is your Age Pension age?
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The Federal Budget this week has announced that from 1 July 2025, the Age Pension qualifying age will continue to rise by six months every two years, from the qualifying age of 67 years that will apply by that time, … Continue reading

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Olivia features on Channel 9 for the Federal Budget Wrap Up
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Join Olivia on Nine News tonight talking about the impact on the Federal Budget.  Headline story with Laurie Oakes and Ross Greenwood.       To read more about the budget changes click here Olivia Maragna is the co-founder of Aspire Retire … Continue reading

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The $158 million cut for pensioners
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A new change in the way that superannuation pensions are treated by Centrelink is coming!   Expected to start on January 1, 2015, the change has the potential to affect up to 28 per cent of full age pensioners and 69 … Continue reading

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An Ageing Australia and Government Pressure
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Australia’s population will both grow strongly and become older according to research released by the Government.  Such slow but profound shifts in the nature of a society do not elicit the same scrutiny as immediate policy issues. The preferable time … Continue reading

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2013 Federal Budget Wrap Up from Aspire Retire
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2013 Federal Budget Wrap Up from Aspire Retire Click here Federal Budget 2013      

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Federal Budget Summary 2013
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Budget Summary 2013 Personal Income Tax Deferral of the 2015-16 tax cuts. The Government will defer tax cuts until the carbon price is projected to be above $25.40 in the Budget. This is essentially estimated to be in 2018-19.  Introduction … Continue reading

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How does the federal budget affect you?
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THE Budget has delivered better funding for school kids but little relief for families. People with disabilities and entrepreneurs are getting more funding, smokers are getting taxed more, and pensioners stand to benefit from selling their houses. Find out what … Continue reading

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Federal Budget Update & Speech
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Tonight, Wayne Swan handed down the 2013-14 Federal Budget with the expected headline that the Government is predicting an $18 billion deficit in 2013-14.  The Government predicts a return to a balanced Budget in 2015-16 and a Budget surplus in … Continue reading

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Olivia speaks on radio about the recent super changes
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Olivia speaks to ABC radio about the recent super changes.  Here the audio link below (Source:612ABC) cheap antivirus software download http://www.aspireretire.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Memo1.m4a zp8497586rq

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