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The importance of planning for your retirement now.

Whether you are in your 30’s, 40’s or 50’s now is the time to prepare for a comfortable retirement. Unfortunately we meet with a lot of people where time gets away from them and they leave the panning too late. Did you know; 1.              That a male retiring at age...

Women are very concerned about their finances in Retirement

Based on the M.L.C. Quarterly Australian Wealth Sentiment Survey women are very concerned with regard to having enough money in their retirement.   Men on the other hand are less worried about having inadequate funds in retirement but are more concerned about missing...

The Importance of SMSF documentation

In Taxpayer Alert 2012/7 the Australian Taxation Office warns Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) trustees and adviser to exercise due diligience and care.  If a poorly executed investment leads to contraventions of the SIS Act the trustee may face...

Cost of Raising Children

In a recent study AMP.NATSEM 33 – The Cost of Kids, the report looked at the cost of raising Australian children.     The findings of this report can be summarised as follows:     1.   It costs a typical middle income family $812,000 to raise two children from birth...

Will you have enough money for retirement?

According to the ASFA Retirement Standard June 2013 quarter, below is the annual budget needed by Australians to fund a comfortable standard of living in their retirement years.     Expenses ASFA Modest Standard of Living ASFA Comfortable Standard of Living Housing –...

Editorials

The Quinn Group regularly publishes expert articles and commentary in a number of leading publications.  Click on the links below to view some of the featured articles in our archives. It’s Your Business – September 2012The Do’s and Don’ts of SMSFsRecent share market...

No tax on deceased estate pensions

March 14th, 2013 | Estate Planning, Financial Planning, Investment Advice, Superannuation Under draft regulations released recently by the Federal Government, superannuation funds will be exempt from tax on pension stream assets for deceased estates.  These amendments...
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