It is absolutely important that investors avoid emotional, panicked decision making. Investors who panic sell run the risk of selling low and crystallising losses in their portfolios. Read why.
Queenslanders can now officially apply for a $25,000 grant to build or renovate their home under the HomeBuilder initiative, as the state’s construction sector continues to play a key role in Queensland’s economic recovery from COVID-19.
Regularly checking in on your retirement plan is always a sensible strategy. Keeping track of your finances becomes even more important in times of economic uncertainty. Given the changes we’ve seen due to Coronavirus, now is a good time to take a look at your retirement income plan with fresh eyes. We’ve put together a list of resources to help you.
In times of change, challenge, and opportunity, a clear vision can be exactly the tonic a business needs to distinguish itself and achieve success. We consider some examples of vision statements.
Tim joined the team at OBT Financial Group in September last year as a proficient Tax Accountant doing IAS and BAS returns, tax returns, financial statements and who supports our clients with bookkeeping across all cloud accounting platforms.
The key part of JobTrainer skills package is the expansion of the 50% apprentice wage subsidy to businesses with fewer than 200 employees. Plus, the subsidy has been extended from its original end date of 30 September 2020 to 31 March 2021.
Sharemarkets are the most volatile they’ve been in the past 20 years. Increased uncertainty, fear, forced and panic selling, as well as reduced liquidity, are all contributing factors to currently elevated levels of volatility. Read why.
In recent weeks, investment markets around the world have continued to experience significant volatility as investors try to assess the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – an event that no-one anticipated for 2020. How much of your super is invested in shares is important.
The new national minimum wage which applies to all full-time and part-time employees who are not covered by an award or agreement, will increase to $753.80 per week or $19.84 per hour (before tax) from 1 July 2020. The increase to awards will happen in 3 groups with 3 separate dates.
The world began 2020 much as it ended in 2019. There was growing optimism in the global economy with expectations that the US and China had ‘buried the hatchet’ on trade disputes and the United Kingdom would be exiting the European Union (EU) in a less disruptive fashion. This optimism lasted until February.