Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Is technology really making it easier?

Much is made of the way that social media makes it easier to connect with friends and family you don’t see often. There’s a reason that Facebook’s tagline is the somewhat emotive: ‘...helps you connect and share with the people in your life’. Proponents of digital communications platforms say that accessibility and human-centred design means [...]

By | September 25, 2017|

Super Insurance

There are three types of insurance you can hold inside super: life, total and permanent disability (TPD) and income protection insurance. Many super funds automatically insure their members and will provide a (relatively small) payout if, for example, they die or suffer a debilitating accident. But the level of default cover is likely to fall [...]

By | September 13, 2017|

Economic Update

Most of the top 200 ASX-listed companies have now announced their results for the 2017 financial year and the overall report card is good.   According to CommSec, 90 per cent of companies reporting full-year results turned a profit while 91 per cent paid a dividend. Earnings were up a combined 67 per cent on [...]

By | September 4, 2017|

Spring Newsletter 2017

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By | September 1, 2017|