What business structure works best for you?

Does the business structure you choose matter? In a word or two – Absolutely!  Without Doubt! Whether you’re running a business or protecting your assets from risk – your Business Structure Counts. Your lawyer or trusted advisor will tell you this without equivocation. BUT from a tax perspective, it is also…

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Divorce and Children – 3 rules around time decisions

Life after a divorce is a difficult time for all involved. It’s especially challenging for your children.  Most don’t understand what’s happened to you or them. You’re asking your children to make difficult choices or even forcing change on them.  Suddenly, they are out of the family home and sharing…

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Facing a relationship breakdown? Seek a trusted Advisor

A relationship breakdown can be an awful time for all involved. There are so many things to consider, so many questions to answer. One question leads to another, and they all race through your head at once. What do you do next? You’re feeling helpless, confused, angry, embarrassed and quite…

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It’s that time of year again…

Well, the New Year has begun and before long it will be Easter and chocolate and hot-cross buns. So before the year races away – again – what are your New Years resolutions? We all make resolutions for the New Year so let’s not be coy – we did and…

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Don’s Dynamite

Don’s Dynamite! Well, it’s all go in downtown Hervey Bay. The barrier gates haven’t opened for the Mayoral race but already we have 1 certain candidate and 2 potential candidates for the Mayor of the Fraser Coast Regional Council – though in the latter case one of the candidates is…

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The 3 wise men or women of business

The 3 wise men or women of business With the end of the year fast approaching, holidays beckon as does the need for reflection on a year which has rapidly gone by. The Christmas holidays are a time for family. The seriously minded business operator will also take time to…

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5 Questions to ask before buying real estate

You’re excited. You’ve found your dream home and are ready to make an offer. Don’t rush – this is one of the biggest decisions of your life. There are a few things you should ask before you sign a contract and doing the conveyancing.      1 – Should I have…

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Debunking Common Mortgage Myths

  Our guest author, Peta Short from Mortgage Choice, demystifies the 5 most common mortgage myths.      1 – Lender’s Mortgage Insurances protects the borrower! The direct and straightforward answer is that Lender’s Mortgage Insurance (‘LMI’) protects the Lender – not the Borrower. LMI is a one-off fee that…

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