Is your Seniors Card working for you?
Sage would like to share with you Norma's short but fruitful story. She took the time to write to John Elders (her Financial Planner) thanking him for questioning Is your Seniors Card working for you? Then providing information on concessions using her Senior Card. As such she saved $150 on her vehicle registration. But it went much further than...Read More
Donald Trump elected President
After a seemingly long and difficult campaign Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States with the Republican Party likely retaining control of the House, and probably the Senate, in Congress. AMP Capital Investor’s Chief Economist Australia, Dr Shane Oliver, has been keeping a close eye on the impact the presidential race has had on...Read More
Proposed changes to super
The government has announced proposed changes to super being three key 2016 Federal Budget proposals—the most significant being that it would not go forward with its proposal to introduce a $500,000 lifetime cap on non-concessional (after-tax) super contributions. In a nutshell the new proposals include: * From 1 July 2017, the existing annual cap of...Read More
Spring is in the air!
Spring is in the air! Welcome to the latest edition of the Sage newsletter. In this edition we look at the following; · Thinking about managing your own Super? · Blinded by optimism · Should you own the roof over your head? If you would like to discuss any of the issues raised in this newsletter,...Read More