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State and Federal COVID-19 support

State and Federal COVID-19 support

 

The following links are to the latest state and federal government plans, schemes, programs, and initiatives to help businesses and individuals manage the impact of yet more COVID-19 restrictions.

 

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Lockdowns and mental health

Lockdowns and mental health

 

Victoria endures its sixth lockdown as the state's cases grow; NSW records 1,281 new local COVID-19 cases and three deaths. Lockdowns to be eased once 70% of the population is double vaccinated against COVID-19 yet today some 60% of Australians are in lockdown.

 

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A proven way to build wealth

A proven way to build wealth

 

Reinvesting income distributions and having the discipline to contribute regularly is a powerful way to build wealth, as evidenced in Vanguard's 2021 Index Chart.

 

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The rise of the female investor

The rise of the female investor

 

While society continues to grapple with the factors driving gender and pay inequity, women are proactively turning to investing more than ever before. And in doing so, they are demonstrating a very competent and sensible approach to building up their wealth outside of superannuation.

 

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Retirement can be risky business

Retirement can be risky business

 

Retirees face a variety of risks in retirement including market risk, inflation risk and longevity risk. Here are some strategies to help mitigate them so you can achieve financial peace of mind.

 

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SMSFs go for growth

SMSFs go for growth

 

SMSFs are looking to invest more in equities and less in cash in this low-yield environment, according to the Vanguard/Investment Trends 2021 SMSF Investor report released last week.

 

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ATO zeroes in on SMSF lifestyle assets

ATO zeroes in on SMSF lifestyle assets

 

The ATO will now have information on an individual’s new $65,000 car or their $100,000 boat as it looks to flush out tax dodgers who aren’t being completely honest about their financial affairs.

 

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