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Stuart was a Chartered Accountant before establishing mortgage broking firm ProSolution Private Clients. He has authored two books and shares his experience with readers of Property Update. Visit

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How to take advantage of the super changes

Following the changes to super made by the Turnbull Government in 2016, there are a few financial planning opportunities that you should be aware of.  Super contribution planning can be deferred until May each year Self-employed people currently have greater flexibility with how and when they make super contributions. Unfortunately, employees can only make additional super contributions…


Sack the investment experts – You’re paying for poor performance!

Who’s deciding how your superannuation is invested? How much are you paying them? How have they doing? Have you checked? Consulting actuaries Rice Warner, concluded that Australians are paying “the experts” on average 1.12% p.a. of their super balance to invest their money (in 2013). Based on these findings, I estimate that our average client…