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Can refinancing my home loan save me money?

Posted on 01. May, 2017 by .

By AMP Life Limited and originally published on 16 November 2016 at https://www.amp.com.au/news/2016/november/can-refinancing-my-home-loan-save-me-money By replacing your existing loan with a new one, you could take advantage of a better deal. Even if you secured a competitive package when you first took out your home loan, it’s worth reviewing each year¹ to ensure the interest rates, […]

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Posted on 18. Dec, 2016 by .

Merry Christmas Team Video! The team here at Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning would like to thank you for your support throughout 2016 and wish you, your family and friends a very Merry Christmas & a happy, safe and prosperous New Year! We look forward to seeing you all in 2017! The Abound Financial & […]

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Helping baby boomer widows get the financial advice and support they need

Posted on 28. Aug, 2016 by .

All across the world, women enjoy longer life spans and live on average 5% longer than men. According to the world health statistics – The gap between male and female life expectancy is greater in high-income countries, such as Australia, where women live around six years longer than men. So what does this remarkably consistent […]

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A bump in the road, then a new start

Posted on 04. Apr, 2016 by .

Taking stock of how your life’s traveling at the start of a new year is a great idea but you might feel more urgency if you’ve recently come to the end of a serious, long term relationship or gone through a divorce. What’s next, you want to know. How do you rebuild your life, is […]

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Merry Christmas from the Team at Abound

Posted on 17. Dec, 2014 by .

The Team at Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning would like to wish you, your family and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy, safe and prosperous New Year! We’ve had a great year here at Abound and in our special Christmas video below, we introduce our new team members and share a few financial planning […]

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New Centrelink rules: affecting Government age pensions and other benefits

Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 by .

On 1 January 2015, Centrelink income test rules are changing to be less favourable for account- based pensions. However, clients who receive a Centrelink benefit and have an allocated or account-based pension in place before then will maintain their current favourable income test treatment. Do you need to take action now? If you are over […]

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Wealth health check – Part 3 Retirees (aged 65+)

Posted on 27. Feb, 2012 by .

Are you keeping your finances healthy by doing the right thing at the right time? Top Tips for Retirees – Ensure you don’t run out of money…

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Wealth health check – Part 2 Builders/Pre-retirees (aged 45-65)

Posted on 20. Feb, 2012 by .

Are you keeping your finances healthy by doing the right thing at the right time? Top Tips for Builders/Pre-retirees (aged 45–65) – Stay cash flow positive, increase contributions to super, split income where possible to save tax…

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Fabulous 50s: fighting fit, having fun, facing the future

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

Life in your 50s can be great. You have made a dent in that huge mortgage, the kids have probably grown up and are not dependent on you, your career may be at its peak, so what is next financially?

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Our Place in Asia

Posted on 21. Aug, 2011 by .

Australia is more reliant on Asian economies than European. China is Australia’s number one export destination, accounting for 70% of our exports to Asia. Over the past 12 months, 21% of the country’s exports went to China, with iron ore making up the bulk of those. Japan 15% is our second largest, followed by India 6%, Korea 7% and the US 3%.

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