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Dividend imputation – what does Labor’s announcement mean?

In the past week, there has been an enormous kerfuffle about Mr Shorten’s plans to abolish the refunding of excess franking credits. On the surface, this might look like a ...
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Helping the kids into the housing market

Hardly a week goes by without mainstream media reminding us of Australia’s predominantly East Coast housing affordability crisis and just how difficult it is for young people ...
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Tree change, sea change, or stay in the big smoke?

Back in the early 1980’s when my parents retired, it was not uncommon to move away from the traditional home base and stake out a small claim in a sleepy coastal enclave or a ...
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A bit nostalgic

One thing that is certain is that the older we get, the more memories we have – both good and some not-so-good. As we are now into the last month of summer, I couldn’t help but ...
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What is retirement?

I realise we have spoken about this topic on many occasions, however, I plan to take a slightly different approach this time and provide some useful information to readers who ...
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Should life be this hard?

Have you ever tried to change your bank, electricity supplier or phone/internet provider? Why is it just so hard?
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