Are we headed for an Economic Depression?

I think there is universal agreement the globe is headed for an economic recession. But this week I was hearing the “D” word being discussed… Economic Depression. I think the lines outside Centrelink brought back memories of the black and white photos in our old school history books of the dole queues during the Great…

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Kochie’s Market Update: Economic Stimulus Package 2.0

Economic Stimulus Package 2.0 You’ve read about this, and I’ve talked about it, all week, but quick recap of last Sunday’s announcements. – Small business will receive a 50 per cent rebate of their March and June quarter BAS or IAS from a minimum total (across both quarter) of $20,000 to a maximum $100,000. –…

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The ugly side of lockdowns…the balance between health and financial ruin

Who would want to be a Prime Minister/President today in this pandemic? Not me.  You’re bombarded with opinions (everyone seems to have a very loud and aggressive opinion these days) and, as a leader, the challenge is to cut out the white noise and take on board expert advice you can trust. This week saw…

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How to find out what you’re entitled to from the coronavirus stimulus package

Having trouble wrapping your head around what you’re entitled to from the coronavirus stimulus package – this new website could help. The site stimuluspackage.com.au has been launched by a Central Coast local who was having difficulties navigating the support schemes set up by the federal and state government to help small businesses affected by the coronavirus crisis….

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Ask Kochie: What can I do if I can’t afford to pay my employees?

Did you miss the last Facebook Live session with David Koch? Watch the segment now as he gives a rundown on the latest economic updates, government announcements, and answers questions from his audience on Facebook. Questions answered in this Facebook Live with David Koch: 1. My husband and I are in a partnership business. We…

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PM announces new restrictions for Australia: no weddings, parties, anything

Weddings with five people, funerals with ten, boot camp in the park and 30 minutes with your hairdresser. The PM announced further restrictions for Australians tonight and left the nation slightly confused. Describing 2020 as the toughest year yet for Aussies, Morrison said the government understood the impact restrictions are having on the nation’s citizens….

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Ask Kochie: How much refund do sole traders that pay BAS but pay less than $20,000 get?

Did you miss the last Facebook Live session with David Koch? Watch the segment now as he gives a rundown on the latest economic updates, especially with regards to coronavirus, and answers questions from his audience on Facebook. **Given the current global climate, we realise many of you have a lot of questions about personal…

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Retrenchments and stand downs are increasing rapidly: What can you do

The current wave of retrenchments announced from big business are expected to pick up pace and spread. To be retrenched is one of those traumatic events on an emotional par with a marriage break-up or death of a family. It’s just horrible but unfortunately it is a fact of life in an economic downturn.  It’s…

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Kochie’s Market Update: Another tense, confusing and, at times, scary week for financial markets

Another tense, confusing and, at times, scary week for financial markets as Governments and investors around the world come to grips with the devastation of the Coronavirus. It has been good to catch up with so many of you during my Facebook Live sessions this week. I usually do them at 1.30pm EDT every Tuesday…

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Ask Kochie: Who gets this stimulus package and how do we get it?

Did you miss the last Facebook Live session with David Koch? Watch the segment now as he gives a rundown on the latest economic updates, especially with regards to coronavirus, and answers questions from his audience on Facebook. **Given the current global climate, we realise many of you have a lot of questions about personal…

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Ask Kochie: Why is there no stimulus package for sole traders?

Did you miss the last Facebook Live session with David Koch? Watch the segment now as he gives a rundown on the latest economic updates, especially with regards to coronavirus, and answers questions from his audience on Facebook. **Given the current global climate, we realise many of you have a lot of questions about personal…

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A few years of stellar returns has convinced many people that investing in property is a sure thing....

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How are your parents’ finances?

It’s a funny thing when you realise that your parents are old. It makes you reflect on their...

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Superannuation & Share dive

Every working Australian is invested in the sharemarket… through their superannuation. As global sharemarkets tank and the doomsayers...

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