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    Should you avoid the WAAAX stocks?

    November 19, 2019

    Make sure you understand what you’re investing in. Investor’s worldwide love to be able to discuss stocks that have had extraordinary performances over a short period of time. Over the past couple of decades in particular, the technology sector has been at the forefront of some incredible investment returns. As much as it’s nice to […]

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    The importance of having a reliable travel card

    September 30, 2019

    Learn how to easily access your money overseas. If you’re travelling overseas for business or pleasure, it’s important to have easy access to your money. There are lots of options on the market, including debit cards, credit cards, and dedicated pre-paid travel money cards. While accessibility should be your biggest concern, it’s also important to […]

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    5 ways to spring clean your finances

    September 13, 2019

    It’s time for your annual spring clean but don’t forget your finances! Despite the persistent Melbourne winter weather, spring has now sprung and it is time for your annual spring clean. While you are on a roll with cleaning out your clothes wardrobe and kitchen pantry, why not use the momentum and do a tidy […]

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    Group v Retail Life Insurance

    July 17, 2019

    What’s the difference between Group and Retail Insurance? Which type of life insurance policy is best for you? Should you take a group scheme through your superannuation fund or employer, or take out an individual policy yourself? If you already have life insurance, are your existing arrangements best for your circumstances? When applying for, or […]

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    Proposed Franking Credit Policy changes.

    April 15, 2019

    Proposed changes to franking credits The Labor Party has proposed significant changes to existing franking credit policy if they win the Federal election in May. Also known as imputation credits, a franking credit is a nominal unit of tax that allows Australian companies to pass on tax paid to shareholders under dividend imputation. Under the […]

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    How much money do I need to retire?

    March 18, 2019

    What does your retirement look like and can you afford to retire? It’s no surprise that everyone’s retirement needs and expectations are different. Retirement poses the rare opportunity to have both the time and financial means to do as you choose. Travel to that longed-for destination, practice that golf swing or is it the time […]

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    Money Matters: When to include your children in your financial matters

    February 11, 2019

    Help your children become financially literate! For many families, talking about personal finances in front of children is still a taboo subject. However, experts say that helping children become financially literate, is essential in the modern era. Children who have not benefited from discussing financial matters with their parents are at a greater risk of […]

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    Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Wagga Wagga

    December 10, 2018

    Another successful grant from Future2 Foundation! In 2018, Future2 Foundation awarded over $180,000 in grants to community not-for-profit organisations with programs for socially and financially disadvantaged young Australians. There are 19 charity organisations across Australia who received grants, each endorsed by a local Financial Planning Association (FPA) member. Not only can we congratulate, Richard Addison, […]

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    Come Fly with Me

    November 28, 2018

    Making the Most of Frequent Flyer Credit Cards! Navigating the seemingly endless options when choosing a credit card is notoriously difficult. Many professionals, with the aim of utilising their credit card for wealth accumulation and financial security, steer clear from credit cards with rewards opportunities. With most leading providers offering multiple options and perks, from […]

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    Accru Celebrates Success

    November 14, 2018

    We are proud to be confident leaders! We aren’t usually one to brag about our successes, but we are proud to celebrate Accru being ranked 26th in the recent Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Accounting Firms. Accru Melbourne has built its success around one simple philosophy – look after your clients and look after your […]

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