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The Only Two Pieces of Aged Care Advice You Need

Moving in with the kids is not a realistic aged care solution for most Australians, making it essential for households to plan ahead and understand their options well in advance. Pride Advice’s Malcolm Brown explains how. There are no guarantees when it comes to aged care. Securing a spot in a high quality, conveniently-located facility […]

From the fraud squad to financial advice: In their own words

We met when Brett was a young detective with the South Australian police and came onto my team; I was Detective Senior Sergeant with the fraud squad at the time, I think it was around 2000.

Eventually he decided to leave the police and pursue a career in finance. I lost track of him for a bit, but when I left the police myself to go work for ASIC as a senior manager I asked him to help manage my benefits and take care of an insurance issue that had cropped up.

Portfolio Update June 2020

This week, as we reach the end of the financial year, Tony gives an update on the Sestante portfolios and market themes dominating action.

Investors Can Be Their Own Worst Enemies

Given the market climate right now, prudent investment has never been more important. Pride Advice’s Tony Davison discusses the pitfalls you should avoid. As investment markets become increasingly volatile and unpredictable, it is critical for investors to think carefully, challenge assumptions and ask questions no matter how silly they think they may be. Consider the […]

The Impact of Covid-19 on Life Insurance (and it’s not what you think)

When households experience financial stress, life insurance is unfortunately one of the first expenses to go. However, the current Covid-19 health and economic crisis is prompting Australians to reassess their life insurance needs, and in many cases, increase their cover. Pride Advice’s David Slovinec explains. Pride Advice is currently assisting 15 clients to lodge and […]

Working from home? You may qualify for tax deductions

People are increasingly working from home to manage the spread of the Coronavirus. Some clients are asking about their eligibility to claim deductions on home office expenses. Pride Advice’s Riady Haryono explains the rules. The rules for claiming home office expenses Approximately one in three Australians regularly work from home, according to a 2016 report […]

Only Two Weeks Left for Small Businesses to Apply for a $10K COVID-19 Grant

Small businesses and not-for-profit organisations suffering due to COVID-19 have until 1 June to apply for additional financial support. Is your business eligible?

End Of Financial Year: What To Do

Tony, Brett and Azlin talk through the super contribution, co-contribution rules and opportunities, and Azlin offers some insights into small business incentives available and claiming tax deductions for working from home.

Your Retirement: Keep It On Track

Tony Davison talks to Brett Schatto about 4 ways to secure a comfortable retirement in the future.