- April 16, 2020
In the current climate, now more than ever, we should ask each other and our staff; Are you OK? Isolation, social distancing and not being able to leave the house and enjoy the company of other people is likely to increase your risk factors for mental health conditions such as depression. Sue Barnes, MB+M Paraplanner discusses these issues and how MBM carrying this out in the business.
- April 07, 2020
While under normal circumstances there is a requirement that SMSF rentals to be at proven market rates, but due to the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic the ATO has given permission for SMSFs to reduce the rent for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.
This means that SMSFs that own commercial premises leased to a related party have some relief from the impacts of COVID-19.
- April 06, 2020
Occasionally we come across articles, or posts that we believe could interest others, this is one. This article is written and published by Julia Hobsbawn (more details in the article) and appeared on LinkedIn on Ist April. Julia talks about six key elements. To quote her: “We focus less on the complexities of modern life – ambition, careers, money – and more on the simple essentials: Love, community, survival.” We hope you enjoy the article.
- March 30, 2020
If you’re like many others right now, it’s difficult to find the positive. What follows are ideas on how to find some practical positivity in this turbulent time, which I’m using for my business. Point one is a doozie, I had my cry last week and now I feel recharged and ready to help as many people as I can. What follows is a framework you could consider helping you guide your way for the challenging time for your business. As usual MB+M is here to help if you have questions about using this process. You Can contact me on 03 5821 9177. Rebecca Woolstencroft – CEO/Director
- June 13, 2017
Deadline looms for SMSF’s additional contributions Article provided by Adviser Voice Adviser Voice SMSF trustees looking to take advantage of the higher contribution caps for concessional and non-concessional contributions that end on 30 June 2017 need to ensure any additional money is in their SMSF bank account before the end of the financial year. SMSF … Continue reading “End of Financial Year scarily close …”
- April 28, 2017
Being 30 today is very different from what it may have looked like for our parents. Article from BT. While many baby boomers were married with children by the age of 25, people today are settling down later, taking time in their 20’s to establish their careers and explore the world. This makes financial security potentially … Continue reading “10 steps to financial security in your 30’s”
- October 17, 2016
The government’s changes to the Age Pension could affect your ability to plan for a comfortable retirement. Article from AMP Recent reports (1) suggest that more than 300,000 Age Pensioners will have at least part of their pension cut, with just under 100,000 of these people losing all Age Pension entitlements, taking effect from January … Continue reading “Changes to Age Pension Assets Test”