The ins and outs of granny flats

Matthew McCabe, Aged Care Specialist Financial Planner Following on from my article last fortnight on “downsizing”, this week we look at Granny Flats. Many home owners are now opting to construct brand new granny flats. In some cases it can be cheaper to create a new building, as it does...
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Is a SMSF right for you?

Adam Hoskins, SMSF Specialist Adviser and Head of Accounting at Newcastle Financial Planning I ask the question, why do Australians want to have a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF)? It may seem to be rather an unremarkable question with an infinite amount of answers, but one that I feel is sometimes...
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SMSF – What’s involved with an SMSF

SMSF — What’s involved with an SMSF, AusTaxOffice Before you decide if an SMSF is right for you, you should have an idea of what’s really involved, click on video image above to watch. Source: Disclaimer: This editorial provides general information only. Before making any financial or investment decisions,...
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How long can you afford to live?

Jessica Shuwalow, Newcastle Financial Planning Have you considered how much money you’ll need to fund your retirement? It’s something a lot of us normally put on the back burner or just assume that compulsory superannuation (super) contributions and government support will take care of. However, with Australia’s aging population, this...
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Why Use A Specialist SMSF Adviser

SMSF expert Grant Abbot talks about why you should speak to a specialist SMSF adviser. This editorial provides general information only. Before making any financial or investment decisions, we recommend you consult a financial planner to take into account your particularly investment objectives, financial situation and individual needs. Charter Financial...
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