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Investing Mistakes to Avoid

Investing Mistakes to Avoid

Investing successfully and improving your investment portfolio can be as much about minimising mistakes as trying to pick the ‘next big thing’. It’s all about taking a calm and considered approach and not blindly following trends or hot tips. Let's delve into some of the most prevalent investment mistakes and look at the principles that underpin a robust and successful portfolio.
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Almost Half of Mid-Market Businesses Still Double Handling Data

Almost Half of Mid-Market Businesses Still Double Handling Data

A new survey has found mid-market operators are having to juggle as many as five different business management tools, causing efficiency, productivity loss and greater security risks.

MYOB’s latest survey of over 1000 Australian and New Zealand mid-market business operators (that’s businesses with 20-500 full-time employees or equivalent) shows that it’s not only smaller ventures that are facing challenges resulting from rapid digitisation in recent years.

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How Iron Ore Plays a Big Part in Our Economy

How Iron Ore Plays a Big Part in Our Economy

Iron ore has been the backbone of the Australian economy and many investment portfolios for much of the 21st century. Export of the commodity saw Australia evade recession both in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis back in 2008 and the Covid epidemic.
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Trusts and the New Super Tax Rules

Trusts and the New Super Tax Rules

Ensuring you’ve structured your finances tax-effectively is always a concern, but with new tax rules for super on the horizon, many people with large balances are considering alternative vehicles to save for retirement.

Unsurprisingly, this has sparked a renewed interest in an old favourite – trusts.

Trusts have always been popular in Australia, with the government’s Tax Avoidance Taskforce (Trusts) estimating more than one million were in place in 2022.

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Small Business Risk and Cyber Security Are you prepared?

Small Business Risk and Cyber Security Are you prepared?

We’re all now only too aware of the risk of cybercrime after the well-publicised data hacks of Medibank Private and Optus.

Although these crimes involved large organisations, email scams, cyberattacks and online scams also represent a major risk for small businesses, particularly if you don’t have the funds or knowhow to strengthen your digital security.

The latest Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Annual Cyber Threat Report warned no-one was immune to cyber threats, with a cybercrime reported every seven minutes on average.

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