How to leave your assets with your family, rather than to chance

Let’s face it: no-one likes to think of death, especially their own. It’s not exactly a great conversation starter, is it? This might explain why so many people end up “dying Intestate” which means they die without a will and, as a consequence, have their assets distributed according to State law. Sadly, the way State law distributes a deceased person’s … Read More

Get It Done. Get It Read. Get Ahead.

Success in business requires a number of essential ingredients. A sound strategy. A robust business model. Effective planning. Strong financial control and bookkeeping. A good team. Great systems. Measurement. Focus. But you know what? Even all those elements are not enough without this skill: Execution. Call it “Getting Things Done”, making things happen, the action habit, extreme focus… call it … Read More

Social Media: Should your business take it seriously?

Isn’t Twitter a waste of time? Isn’t Facebook for the kids? Not anymore. It’s true that Twitter and Facebook started out with very ‘non-business’ objectives. The founder of Twitter actually did invent it so you could tell everyone you were going to the shop to get some milk; and anyone who has seen the movie The Social Network knows about … Read More

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9 ways you can pay less tax (but you need to act quickly)

Time is running out. If you want to take a few simple preventative measures to minimise or defer how much tax you will pay for this Financial Year, you need to do two things: Read the following 9 point checklist, then Call or email us as soon as possible so we can make a time to sit do with you … Read More

Where did it go?: Taking the mystery (and pain) out of managing your money

Most people will quite literally earn millions of dollars in their lifetime. Yet many people struggle financially and live from one pay period to the next. With the ageing population and many Baby Boomers now continuing to work—at least on a part-time basis—past the traditional retirement age, people are working more years than ever. Even if a person works only … Read More

3 reasons personal budgeting is brilliant, not boring!

If a business owner said to you that they run their business without a budget, what would you think? You’d think they were incompetent. Or perhaps lazy? Or both? But what do most families do? When you think about it, a family is actually a mini business. There is income, there are expenses and there is, hopefully, something left over … Read More

Why modern business means cloud-based business

“The cloud” is a phrase that means something very different these days, due to the increasing use of cloud computing. But what exactly is cloud computing? And is it a good option for small businesses? First, a quick definition. Without getting lost in ‘geekspeak’, cloud computing simply means both the software apps you use and your data are stored on … Read More