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Super Choices for employees

Super choices for employees July 2018 If you earn most of your income from employment, you may want to make personal deductible contributions – instead of, or in addition to, salary sacrifice.. Super options Since 1 July 2017, employees have been able to claim personal super contributions as a tax deduction. Like salary sacrifice, personal […]
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Super opportunity for first home buyers

Super opportunity for first home buyers June 2019 Eligible first home buyers can save for their deposit in the concessionally taxed superannuation system, using the First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS or scheme). If you qualify, this scheme may help you accumulate a larger deposit when compared to saving outside super. Key dates Voluntary contributions […]
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End of Financial Year Super Strategies

End of financial year super strategies The end of the financial year is a good time to think about how you could grow your super and get started with saving for retirement. Here are some options you could consider to help your super work harder for you. First home buyers You may be able to […]
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4 smart strategies for estate planning

We all live in hope that when we pass, we’re not forgotten. We’d also like to believe that the money we’ve worked so hard for will help to give our kids and grandkids a better life. But for those who don’t have a plan in place, and would rather leave this to chance, there is […]
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4 Steps to help you protect your income

4 Steps to Help you Protect your Income Many of us don’t hesitate to insure physical assets such as our home, contents and vehicles, but what about our greatest asset of all – our ability to earn an income? While we’d all like to picture a smooth road ahead, sometimes that’s just not the case. […]
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Smart Saving For Your Household

January 9, 2019 / by Altitude Wealth Management / Blog / 0 Comments
Imagine always having spare income to add to your investment so that your money is constantly working harder for you? According to Simple Savings’ Jackie Gower, it’s not a pipe dream with these common sense tips for cutting expenses. Curtailing your spending is no easy feat, especially if you have a family. But there are […]
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Crush your Christmas spending: 8 ways to save money

December 13, 2018 / by Altitude Wealth Management / Blog / 0 Comments
Article adapted from Starts at 60 sponsored by St. George Money Would it be out of the question to assume you spend around $500 on Christmas gifts? What about a holiday? In the thousand dollar mark?   If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, then guess what, you’re not alone! In fact, the average Aussie […]
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How long will my retirement savings last?

October 8, 2018 / by Altitude Wealth Management / Blog / 0 Comments
When planning your retirement, the lifestyle you want to achieve is an important consideration and a starting point for setting your long-term wealth creation plans. The sum of money that you can accumulate during your working life will drive how much income you can generate in retirement. This obviously then affects your lifestyle options, especially […]
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Good reasons to start a Self Managed Super Fund….

October 3, 2018 / by Altitude Wealth Management / Blog / 0 Comments
Self-managed superannuation funds, or DIY funds as they are also known, have for some time now been the growth sector of the superannuation market. With more than 598,000 funds and over $712 billion in assets confirms the continuing popularity of self-managed super. So, what is it that makes self-managed funds so attractive? Below are some good […]
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How to improve savings in a low-rate climate

October 1, 2018 / by Altitude Wealth Management / Blog / 0 Comments
How to make your savings work for you in a low-rate climate Over the last decade, Australia’s interest-rate environment has been great for borrowers, but increasingly more challenging for savers – particularly those who prefer to hold substantial portions of their savings in low-risk savings options like savings accounts and term deposits. Over the last […]
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