This is the third in our trilogy examining superannuation throughout a working life. Having looked at those people starting out in their career and those in the middle decades of their career, let’s focus on people in the last ten to fifteen years of their working lives. People for whom the gold watch of retirement is coming into view.
The Federal Government delivered its first Budget this week. We will have more to write about this in coming weeks. But we want to tell you about one announcement that will be important to you if you are thinking of buying an electric car. Read on - and talk to us if you are thinking of buying a new car!
We wrote last week about exchange rates. The article inspired a few people to get in touch – including people thinking of travelling to the US - so this week we thought we would write some more about what actually causes exchange rates to fluctuate. You might paraphrase this article as “why has the US become so much more expensive?”
A well-known man in England recently gained an inheritance. It is a pretty substantial one, too. According to Forbes Magazine, King Charles inherited approximately $US500 Million in assets from his Mum and is now responsible for managing assets worth $US42 Billion. That’s good estate planning!
We recently came across a newspaper article that broke our hearts as financial advisers. The article is written by a lady with three special needs children, whose husband passed away unexpectedly in 2015. She has been incredibly resilient since that happened, but, gee, her life has been tough.