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A word from the CEO

Subscribe to our Newsletter It is impossible not to think about the unfolding pandemic as I write this, but above it all I think our business life must go on. While our travel has been cancelled for most of the year, we must do our outreach and engagement through the same mechanisms that the rest …

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Beyond the economy: Measuring social progress in Australia

Subscribe to our Newsletter Why measuring wellness in Australia can provide a better indicator of society’s progress. Last month, Labor announced a proposal to create a ‘wellbeing budget,’ similar to that introduced in New Zealand. While Josh Frydenberg found this a ‘laughable’ idea, there is nevertheless a logic that one of the wealthiest countries on …

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Financial planning – A benefit to be enjoyed by all Australians

Subscribe to our Newsletter When it comes to financial advice, lower cost is not synonymous with poorer quality. This has been widely misunderstood by many commentators, writes Financial Planning Association CEO Dante De Gori CFP®. Financial advice is in high demand among Australians, with 41 per cent of us intending to get advice in the …

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Superannuation

Subscribe to our Newsletter For many people, superannuation is a complex topic. In this video, Phil breaks down super into simple and easy to understand components. Whilst retirement may seem like a long way away for many people, you will find that if you start looking after it now, it can result in you having …

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Withdrawing super could be catastrophic for Indigenous Australians

Subscribe to our Newsletter While the idea of withdrawing up to $20,000 from your superannuation may sound tempting, it should be the very last resort. Rather than thinking about how a short-term injection of cash could help, instead visualise your retirement with $150,000 less available to you. Under the new rules, workers whose income is …

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