First Home Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) – A leg-up to home ownership for first home buyers?

It’s become a topic of daily conversation for many – the rising house prices in Australia and the impact on the first home buyer. Whether it’s discussed in the media, at a family bbq, or at the local café, it’s a conversation that many are having. As house prices continue to rise, so do the concerns for the younger generations of whether it is becoming simply unattainable to afford to…  Read more

Retirement is different for everyone

Today, with Australians living longer and healthier lives, the concept of retirement is very different to what it was only one generation ago. Not only that, but for each retiree, retirement is different. When planning your retirement, there are typically four areas that need to be considered. 1. Define your retirement vision Everyone has a different view of what retirement means and what their own retirement may look like. What’s…  Read more

Why should I contribute to Superannuation when it could all change?

This is such a common question we are hearing at the moment. “The government is always changing superannuation,” we hear people say. “It is one of my biggest concerns.” People are always uneasy about change and especially when it comes to their finances. Yes, the government has made changes to superannuation. And to a lot of people these seem to happen far too often. But the government knows it cannot…  Read more

Five common super mistakes and how to avoid them

Your super is the key to having enough money to live comfortably in retirement. Yet many of us are letting our retirement dreams slip away by falling into some common, yet easy to prevent, super traps. Here are the top five super mistakes you should avoid. 1. Losing track of your super According to recent figures from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as of 30 June 2016 there are over…  Read more

Allan Hall Business Advisors wins three major awards

Allan Hall Business Advisors was extremely proud to win the major award of Best Accounting Firm in Australia and New Zealand and to be the overall winner of Best Professional Services Firm (revenue under $50 million) in the 2016 Financial Review Client Choice Awards. In 2017, our partner, Scott Somerville took out another major win in these awards, winning Most Client Focused Accountant in Australia and New Zealand.

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