What it means to be average in Australia On policy and tax, it’s important to agree where the middle is. Caitlin Fitzsimmons explains this eloquently in the following article. How wealthy are you compared with other Australians?
The aged pension became a little less available to many people from 1 January 2017. This is the best article we have found describing the changes. It come from the ABC: Changes to the pension asset test will ripple through the economy
A vertically-integrated adviser is one who is authorised to operate under the licence of a company, such as a bank, that also sells financial products. These ‘advisers’ are often criticized because their ‘advice’ almost always includes a recommendation to buy one of their bank’s products. We choose to be licenced by what is known as a non-aligned licencee. That means that there are no ‘in-house’ products for us to sell. This article appears in Money Management magazine – a publication...
Here is an article we like. It is by the esteemed finance writer, Ross Gittins. Gittins is really skilled at not being caught up in the short termism that often colours people’s view of the economy. Now the transition phase is ending, wages can start rising