Tag Archives: money

$1 billion of investments up for grabs – could it be yours?
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Whether it is moving often, heading overseas or simply forgetting, Australians are losing track of their money and investments, with more than $600 million sitting in unclaimed bank accounts and a staggering $450 million in shares, ready to be claimed. … Continue reading

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How to minimise the Health Insurance Hike
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How to minimise the Health Insurance Hike The dreaded 1 April increase is coming and this year, Australians can expect a hit to the hip pocket with an average increase to health insurance premiums by 5.59%, adding approximately $200 a … Continue reading

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Eight’s the age – Ways to help children save
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Personal finance editor John Collett and financial planner Olivia Maragna discuss strategies for parents to help their children establish good savings habits.

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Get the most from End of Financial Year Super Incentives
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With the talk of working longer and the emphasis on taking care of your own retirement, here are some super incentives you may be able to take advantage of. Consider these before the end of financial year. Salary sacrifice Salary … Continue reading

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Olivia was recently interviewed by Alan Kohler
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Olivia was recently invited to be interviewed by respected Finance Journalist, Alan Kohler.  You can listen to the interview below.  The interview must have made an impression with Alan as he then wrote about her the next day in The … 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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How much lost super is in your post code? $18 billion up for grabs!
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There is $18 billion dollars of lost super in Australia. Ever wondered how much lost super is in your post code?  Check out your suburb below Postcode State No. of accounts Value of   accounts Average Balance 4000 QLD 2,617 $17,150,478.85 … Continue reading

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Planning finances is women’s business
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The sobering fact is that women are still not paid equally to their male counterparts, women’s super balances are falling way behind men’s and nine out of 10 Australian women don’t have enough super to fund their retirement. With 40 … Continue reading

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How to protect your identity
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Identity theft is a growing problem in Australia, with estimates that it costs over $1.5 billion a year. While we see regular warnings regarding email scams and the potential damage they can do, there are several other less advanced but … Continue reading

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