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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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5 Changes starting on 1 July
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Olivia was interviewing on ABC Radio on some new changes starting on 1 July 2014. Listen here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdFSFLP-mHw   Source: ABC Radio

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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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Aspire Retire Federal Budget Analysis 2014
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Aspire Retire Federal Budget Analysis 2014 May 2014: ‘Pain with a purpose’ Treasurer Joe Hockey’s maiden budget delivers some bitter medicine to all Australians in a bid to shrink the deficit. Despite the emergency rhetoric, the underlying deficit forecast was … 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 is back on the airwaves on ABC Radio – listen in every second Saturday at 11:45am on 612ABC
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Olivia is back on the airwaves on ABC Radio with a new time slot for 2014. She joins Katrina Davidson every second Saturday morning 11.45am on 612ABC talking money.    

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Olivia Maragna – CEO Magazine – Is investment property right for me?
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Investing in property has been a popular way for Australians to build long-term wealth but like everything there is a time for growth, usually followed by a period of slowing down. So whilst it’s unlikely in the short term to … Continue reading

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