Monthly Archives: January 2017


Interest rates on the rise

Australia’s cash rate remains at 1.5 per cent but there are signs that we may have reached the bottom of the rate cycle. The major banks have already begun lifting home loan rates and this trend looks set to continue as mortgage funding sourced from overseas becomes more expensive. Donald Trump’s election victory also marked [...]

By | January 23, 2017|

Super gets a makeover

The Turnbull Government’s revision of the Superannuation reforms have now been legislated. Retirement savers will need to ensure they are swimming between the new flags from 1 July 2017. New $1.6 million limit on tax-free super One of the major reforms is the introduction of an indexed $1.6 million limit on the total amount of [...]

By | January 20, 2017|