Don’s Dynamite – 2017 is Drawing to a Close

Well as 2017 draws to a close we have much to celebrate. As for how the Dynamite ends the year, well there has after all been an abundance of targets to end off the year. So let’s pick just a couple – one negative and one positive. A MAYOR’S LOT…………………………

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Zooming up to Christmas

Another year is fast coming to a close. We’ve all worked hard this year and we’re all looking forward to the Christmas break. Christmas is traditionally a time for family and friends. A time to get together and enjoy good company and reflect on another year almost finished. A time…

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Don’s Dynamite – Time to Vote

Well it’s been a little while since the Dynamite appeared in all its glory but with the State Election all set to go this Saturday it’s all too good an opportunity for the Dynamite to miss. So let’s look at the field. Not a Melbourne Cup field by any test…

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Don’s Dynamite – Cashless ‘Benefits’ Card

Well, yesterday [21 September, 2017] started with a bang, but not the bang we would all have been seeking and I am not referring to the Trump enigma and North Korea. The news to which I refer is that the Federal Government is to trial the cashless benefits card in…

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The cost of not having a Will

Lawyers keep going on and on about having a legal and binding Will that is up to date. So for those who might not have had the opportunity to read Noel Whittaker’s article [Sunday Mail – 17/09/17] it might be timely to chase up the article. Take the time to…

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Have you managed your home buying expectations correctly?

You’re well underway with your search for a new home. Managing your expectations will avoid disappointment. You’ve got your list of requirements and the search is on. You’ve been to the internet – Domain or Realestate.com.au are a reliable reference source. You can refine your search by location, numbers of…

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Don’s Dynamite – A New Democracy

A new democracy! In the great depression last century we had President FD Roosevelt promote and implement the ‘New Deal’. A game changer for the masses. At the end of the last century we had Treasurer Peter Costello and the A New Tax System (Goods & Services Tax) Act 1999….

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Planning for the Future

In the past we’ve discussed the dangers of ‘do it yourself wills’. So, is there anything more dangerous than a do it yourself will?  Clearly YES – not planning for the future and not making a legal and valid will at all is the most dangerous omission you can make….

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4 Important Tips when Buying a Business

So, you’ve made the decision to be your own boss and buy the dream business you’ve always wanted. We know that this is an exciting time for you and your family but wait……………. let’s just consider 4 points before you sign that contract and commit to buying your dream business….

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Conveyancing: What am I actually looking to buy?

So you’re in the market to buy a home – be it a stand-alone residence or a unit. The most important step you need to take before you embark on your journey to buy your new home is to set out clear parameters of what you want to get out…

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