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The winners and losers of the Federal Budget
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Older Australians, First Home Buyers and Small Business are the clear winners from the Federal Budget, but the list of losers is long.  Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second budget may have been short and sweet but the bottom line is, taxpayers … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Olivia Maragna – CEO Magazine – Managing Money
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The phrase ‘time poor’ is used freely nowadays to describe our busy lives. However, if you’re a successful executive, your workload alone can mean finding time to manage your own financial affairs can be seriously challenging. Having a strong income … Continue reading

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The rise and rise of SMSF’s
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Self managed super funds (SMSFs) are growing at a rapid pace in Australia, with latest statistics from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) revealing that there are more than 509,000 SMSFs with nearly 964,000 members. These numbers have continued to trend … Continue reading

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Boosting your retirement savings
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Money with Olivia Maragna: Boosting your retirement savings on 612ABC Radio Brisbane real online casinos How much superannuation do you have?  How much superannuation do you need? When you start working you don't care about super, in the middle of … Continue reading

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