This year one of our Directors, Greg Rundle, will be joining business and community leaders from around Australia to take part in the 2017 Vinnies CEO Sleepout, raising awareness and vital funds to support services for the thousands of men, women and children experiencing homelessness across the country.
When thinking about the risk factors in each business, the term ‘key man’ is often used. What this relates to is revenue and how the exit of 1 or more person(s) could affect the revenue of the business. It occurs when a business becomes heavily reliant on a key individual(s). Although this risk is typically found in small to medium enterprises (SME), it occurs in companies of all scales and to varying degrees.
When you pass away, the only way to ensure you have a final say over your assets, your final resting place and your legacy is to make a Will.
More often than not the focus for retirement centres on finances. However, retirement planning is not all about the money; thought also needs to be given to how you are going to transition from a working life to a retired life.
Whilst travel between your home and workplace is usually considered private and therefore not claimable, there are a few exceptions.
Whilst the majority of Australians are generally willing to become organ and tissue donors, less than 1% of people die in the hospital in the specific circumstances where organ donation is possible. Here in Australia, your family will always be asked to confirm your donation decision before the donation can proceed so, if you fall into that 1% and you do wish to be an organ and tissue donor, it is very important that you let your family know.
Members of the 360Private Investment Committee attended the Sohn Hearts & Minds Investment Leaders Conference earlier this month in Sydney. The conference has been running for 19 years in the United States and this year marked the first in Australia.
Parents naturally want to make sure that their kids are safe, secure, and healthy, and they will always want to be there for the if they're not. But what happens if your child is seriously injured or struck down with an illness and they need more of your time than your current situation allows? How do you take time off away from work to care for them whilst at the same time juggling the costly expenses of hospital visits, surgeries, and medications, without reducing your income?
Planning for retirement means different things to different people, but for many Australians, it's not all about savings and superannuation. If that's the case, how are they expecting to fund their retirement?
New annual caps and bring forward rules have replaced the Government's proposed $500,000 lifetime non-concessional contribution cap and there are some key changes you need to be aware of.
What is it? Who does it? And how does it stack up against other styles?
Less than 20% of retiring individuals and less than 30% of retiring couples aged over 65 are able to retire comfortably. Are you in their number?
Whether it be a query about superannuation, investments, insurance, mortgage or any other financial based questions, get 360Private to check on your financial health.