Tag Archives: Financial Planning

The new COVID-19 relief schemes explained

Posted on 01. Sep, 2021 by .

As we navigate more COVID-19 lockdowns across Australia, here’s a guide to the main benefits you may be entitled to from the government, state by state. With new COVID-19 lockdowns, and an increasing number of cases it’s understandable if Aussies are feeling overwhelmed. On top of that, concern about their finances can just add to […]

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Your super checklist for EOFY

Posted on 01. Jun, 2021 by .

The lead up to 30 June can be a good time to maximise tax benefits that may be available to you inside super. If you’re keen on taking advantage of potential tax benefits available inside super, or are looking at ways to rebuild your retirement savings (for instance, you may have made a withdrawal as […]

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What is financial wellness?

Posted on 01. Jan, 2020 by .

How you feel, is your wellness. How you feel about your money is your financial wellness. This can be measured by the financial wellness index, which measures a person’s satisfaction with their current and future financial situation. Some days you might feel confident you can meet your needs within the boundaries of your current income, […]

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Spending money in a cashless world

Posted on 01. Nov, 2019 by .

How the move to electronic payments could be making it easier to spend…and what to do about it. It’s Thursday morning and almost the end of the working week. You’re walking to the train station and you realise you’ve forgotten to top up your public transport card. No matter…a few clicks later and you’ve transferred […]

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Are you entitled to a tax deduction on personal super contributions?

Posted on 01. Aug, 2018 by .

© AMP Life Limited. First published April 2018 This financial year is the first time that employees can claim a tax deduction for their personal super contributions. Personal super contributions made during the 2017-18 financial year can now be claimed as a tax deduction by most Australian workers. This follows changes made by the government […]

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What’s your debt age?

Posted on 03. Sep, 2017 by .

Produced by AMP Life Limited 23/1/2017 The types of debt we have largely depends on our age and stage in life. For most of us, having debt in some form or another is an inescapable fact of life. And despite its reputation, debt is not necessarily a dirty word. If managed well, it can be […]

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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!

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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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Peter White joins Abound Financial and Lifestyle Planning

Posted on 14. Aug, 2016 by .

Peter White joins Abound Financial and Lifestyle Planning as a new adviser Firstly, we are delighted to announce that Peter White has recently joined the practice as a Financial Adviser.  Peter joins us from an independent practice in Hawthorn where he provided ongoing reviews and analysis for their clients. When you are next in the […]

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Heirlooms no more – why kids no longer want parents’ treasures

Posted on 03. May, 2016 by .

If you are a baby boomer, you might be thinking about gifting some of your treasured possessions – especially if downsizing is on the horizon. But if you were planning to pass them on to your kids, you could be in for a surprise. Increasingly, millennials aren’t interested in inheriting that large landscape oil painting […]

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