Five good reasons for seeking financial advice

Financial advice isn’t just for people with wealth. Whether you’ve set your sights on owning a home or retiring early, advice from a financial planner can help you make it happen. 1. Buying a home Managing your budget and cash flow to save for a deposit are key to getting you into your first home. […]

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Rentvesting – Millennials can still enter the property market without sacrificing their your current lifestyle

As property prices continue to rise, purchasing in a centrally-located or sought-after area is out of reach for the average working millennial. Instead, many are opting to rent rather than buy as it means not having to compromise their inner city or beachside lifestyle. But for those who are still eager to enter the market, […]

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Eight steps to improve your cash flow… and lifestyle in 2018!

Imagine feeling on top of your finances. Knowing you’re in a position to enjoy your life today, while also saving for tomorrow. A better cashflow could help. Here’s what you can start doing today to help you feel on top of your finances. Step 1. Set some goals Work out what you’d like to achieve […]

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Why you shouldn’t lodge your tax return before July 31st

Why you shouldn’t lodge your tax return before July 31st Over the next few months millions of Australians will be rushing to lodge their tax returns in the hope of a generous refund cheque. Whether you intend to use a tax agent or to lodge yourself through the myTax system, here are a couple of […]

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Pay off your home loan faster

Pay off your home loan faster Reducing the life of your loan isn’t difficult; there are many simple things you can do to cut years off your mortgage. Here are some tips that will help you be mortgage-free sooner than planned. Small extra repayments One of the most obvious ways to pay off your home […]

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Important changes to the superannuation rules

Concessional contributions caps 2017/18 With the new financial year underway, it’s a great time to get your salary sacrifice arrangement in place – on top of the regular super guarantee payments made by your employer. This way you’ll be able to maximise your concessional contributions and minimise your tax burden over the course of the […]

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Have you considered how the new super-caps rules will affect you from 1 July 2017?

By Dr Shane Oliver, AMP Capital’s Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist.   Less can go into your super from 1 July 2017 Super can be a tax-effective way to invest, depending on your circumstances. But with the current NCC caps set to reduce by about 45% from 1 July 2017, the ability to […]

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Exciting times at CA Financial Services Group

It has been an exciting time over the past few months at CA Financial Services. We’d firstly like to welcome three new team members; Jason Antico (CA Mortgage Broker), Noni Long (CA Financial Adviser) and Emily Zuvela (CA Account Manager). In December, Mark Rapley, (CA Director) announced that he and his partner Chantelle Doyle were […]

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AMP Capital View March 2017

Investment markets and key developments from over the past week The past week saw US shares rise 0.7%, European shares gain 2.6% and Japanese shares rise 1% helped by strong US forward looking data, signs that the US Federal Reserve is increasingly confident in the US outlook and confidence that President Trump is in on […]

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Six tips for tackling this year’s property investment

It has been a crazy year for the property market. Ben Kingsley, chair of Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA), says investors will need to get creative to overcome affordability problems and to steer clear of areas inundated with apartments. Here are Kingsley’s six tips for tackling this year’s property investment. 1. Look out for higher […]

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