Utilising Managed Accounts to build more efficient portfolios

Over recent years, Managed Accounts have become far more popular and accessible due to improvements in technology.

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Dealing with the Financial Challenges upon Separation or Divorce

The end of a relationship can be an emotional and traumatic time. You may feel anxious or overwhelmed about such…

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How will Labor’s proposed changes impact you?

Part 1 – Capital gains tax, changes to trusts

28 February 2019

Australia’s superannuation nest egg is estimated at more than $1 trillion and is attracting attention all over the world but not all of it is positive. Domestically, both sides of politics have altered superannuation and investment rules in the name of fairness but in the process changed the landscape for investors, forcing them to reconsider their choices. Never has there been a more important time to seek financial advice and be confident in your investments to sustain your financial future.

Last year the Labor party signaled that they will reform a number of measures should they win the next general election expected in May.

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Cardena Investment Update August 2018

Listen to Cardena's Director Jonathan Kilborn about current interest rates and the Australian dollar

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If you thought philanthropy was just for billionaires, think again.

Philanthropy is no longer just the domain of high profile business people. Antonia Ruffell, CEO of Australian Philanthropic Services, explains why you could be missing out if you’re not considering philanthropy in your financial plan. 

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Staying at home as we age: Consumer choice and control around Home Care

Up until February 2017, Australian home care services were allocated in care level packages, which were awarded to service providers. Now, consumers in need of care are assessed for levels of home care and associated funding, which they can use to purchase services from providers of their choice. This is called Consumer Directed Choice or “CDC”.

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Insurance and financial considerations for the next generation

Last year my wife and I welcomed our first child. With all the joy that she brings, having a child has really made us consider what some of the key financial priorities are for our family over the next few years.

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Merry Christmas

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support during 2017 and wish you a festive holiday and happy new year!

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