Tag Archives: superannuation

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 – 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 $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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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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The benefit of dividends
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As a shareholder you receive a share in the company’s profits or earnings by being paid a dividend. Think of your dividend like interest on a term deposit – it is the income you earn from the investment. Generally Australian … 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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Cash rate cut by 0.25% to 2.5 per cent
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At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 2.5 per cent, effective 7 August 2013. best place to buy cigars online Recent information is consistent with global growth running a bit … Continue reading

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New Financial Year Checklist
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The new financial year is a great time to take another look at your finances  and reflect on what you have achieved, where you want to go and what you need to  get there. These times of reflection are critical … Continue reading

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