Common Investment Pitfalls to Avoid

Investing, a realm filled with potential opportunities and pitfalls, demands careful consideration to navigate successfully. Each misstep along the way can serve as a valuable lesson, contributing to a more refined and robust investment strategy. Here are 20 crucial investment mistakes to be aware of, each of which plays a pivotal role in shaping a […]

Preparing to go caravaning in Australia and the advantages of working remotely.

Preparing for a caravanning trip in Australia is an exciting venture, especially for those embracing the freedom of remote work. Australia’s diverse landscapes, from its sun-kissed beaches to the rugged outback, provide a spectacular backdrop for both travel and work. The key to a successful caravanning trip lies in careful planning and preparation.   Firstly, […]

Tried-and-Tested Tax Planning Strategies for Small Businesses

Every dollar counts in business, especially for small enterprises. Therefore, you need to find ways to minimise your tax liability in addition to optimising income or profit.   With a small business tax planning strategy, you can increase profits while also legitimately lowering the amount of taxes you must pay to the government. Tax planning […]

Time management – the meaning, importance & benefits

It is often said that ‘Time and tide wait for no one.’ Therefore, to achieve success in life, one needs to develop a deep appreciation for time. Anyone can benefit from time management — whether in school, in the office or with life in general. You can realise your career goals, boost productivity, reduce stress, […]

5 Tips to Save Money This Christmas

Christmas always brings with it a certain warmth and cheer, and yet these days, a lot of people are feeling the pinch financially. As Christmas approaches, people consider all the items they need to buy for friends and family. Because of the current economic climate, many people now have less money to spend on the […]

Taxpayers to stop funding global fossil fuel projects

Australian taxpayer dollars will no longer fund international fossil fuel projects, after the government signed on to a global shift towards renewable energy. The government signed on to the Glasgow Statement at the United Nations climate change conference in Dubai, joining 39 other countries in a commitment that will end international public investment in climate […]

Economy weakens as households stretched thin

Australia’s economy hit a wall in the September quarter, recording weaker-than-expected quarterly growth and sinking deeper into a per capita recession. The 0.2 per cent lift in economic output in the three months to September marked a slowdown from the 0.4 per cent in the three months to June. The result was also much lower […]

Infrastructure advisory body gets facelift after cuts

The peak independent body that advises on the nation’s largest infrastructure projects will be revamped. Reforms for Infrastructure Australia that passed the Senate on Tuesday mean the organisation will get the power to inquire into nationally significant infrastructure projects. Its functions have also been redefined and a new governance structure will be put in place. […]

Australia’s economy expands 0.2pct in September quarter

Australia’s quarterly growth has slowed to 0.2 per cent in September from 0.4 per cent in the three months to June. A stronger 0.5 per cent quarterly expansion was pencilled in by economists ahead of the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ quarterly national accounts release. On an annual basis, gross domestic product as logged by the […]

Government taps private investors for net zero, defence

The federal government has pledged to look at ways to leverage $2.5 trillion in capital from superannuation funds and big banks for clean energy, defence and social spending. Treasurer Jim Chalmers hosted a roundtable with executives in Canberra on Tuesday, following similar gatherings on other issues last November and April this year. Dr Chalmers is […]

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