Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Super savings of low income earners

From 1 July 2012, the super savings of low income earners will be given a boost, with people earning $37,000 or less per year eligible for up to $500 annually. Deputy Commissioner for Superannuation, Neil Olesen said, “The best part about this contribution is people don’t need to do anything to get it. The ATO [...]

September 28th, 2012|

To fix or not

Over an interest rates cycle, variable rates tend to be cheaper. The downside is that they can vary considerably over the years. Fixed interest rates give you certainty. You know what your repayments will be. However, there is generally an extra cost for this type of ‘insurance’. It is not uncommon for the RBA to [...]

September 28th, 2012|