1 July tidal wave of changes affecting your finances

The 1 July tidal wave of changes affecting your finances

- June 30, 2023 3 MIN READ

A raft of changes are coming into effect from 1 July – here’s what the new policies will mean to your hip pocket. The start of a new financial year brings an enormous number of changes… everything from superannuation and childcare to pay rises and paid parental leave. RateCity.com.au has compiled a list of major… Read more »

2023 Budget - why we need Stage 3 tax cuts

Sharemarket winners: the companies that benefit most from Federal Budget 2023 policies

- May 12, 2023 4 MIN READ

With thanks to CommSec, let’s run through the ripple effect of this week’s Federal Budget 2023 on your share investments. Budget Measure: $14.6 billion cost-of-living relief package. Could boost consumer spending on electronics, clothing and groceries. The measures include welfare payments for the unemployed and single parents ($1.9 billion); one-off energy bill discounts ($3 billion);… Read more »

How the Federal Budget potentially affects the ASX

How the Federal Budget will impact share investments

- October 28, 2022 4 MIN READ

You would have been bombarded with information about this week’s Federal Budget, but I liked what CommSec has done and linked each major budget initiative to the listed companies which will benefit most. Household spending and population growth Due to higher inflation, the government will allocate an additional $33 billion over the next four years… Read more »

Australia's Federal Budget 2022

What economists want from tomorrow’s Federal Budget 2022

- March 28, 2022 4 MIN READ

Overwhelmingly, Australia’s top economists would rather the Federal Budget 2022 funds measures to cut carbon emissions than cuts to income tax or company tax. They are also dead against rumoured cuts to petrol tax and the tax on beer. The Conversation’s pre-budget survey of a panel of 46 leading economists selected by the Economic Society… Read more »