Direct Insurance has been put under the spotlight, with ASIC finding that many consumers have been on the wrong end of bad sales practices and unsuitable products at the hands of the insurer's sales staff.
Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential election has sent shock waves across the world. Even many Republicans have been surprised by the party’s unexpectedly strong performance, which is likely to see it keep a majority in both the Senate and House of Representatives, as well as winning the Presidency.
2015 was an exciting and fulfilling year for Yield and 2016 looks like it will follow suit. We're always working on ways to further enhance and improve our service to our clients and the following article looks at some of those evolutions that took place last year, along with other changes that occurred through 2015 and what's to come in 2016.
No matter what your situation, age or income, a little bit of End of Financial Year planning can go a long way. It can help you:
- boost your retirement savings
- maximise your Government entitlements, and
- minimise your tax liabilities.
We've prepared a quick summary of strategies to consider before end of financial year.
We are fortunate to receive several reports and analysis from Australia’s leading financial institutions about legislative change and there is none bigger than Federal Budget announcements. Having reviewed several Budget summaries, we are pleased to provide this overview from ASGARD, which is comprehensive yet simple to read.
This is a budget that has greatest impact on small business owners, families and pensioners, however there are several proposed changes that could affect you if you claim a vehicle in your tax return or have a meals allowance for example, as part of your salary package.
We suggest you read the overview and then you can easily skip through to the aspects that you find most relevant to you.
As announced by Property Planning Australia on Friday 1st May, we have rebranded Property Planning Australia Financial Planning to Yield Financial Planning. Yield Financial Planning and Property Planning Australia’s teams continue to work alongside each other to deliver a cohesive client experience across our combined services.
We’ve done this to make it outwardly clearer that we provide full service Financial Planning advice and one of the many advantages of this, is that we can bring our clients and subscribers an exclusive newsletter, focused on their financial plan.