Estate Planning

Think about estate planning and you automatically think about your will. A current will is vital to ensuring that your estate is distributed according to your wishes, and in the most effective manner. Without a valid will you risk not providing for your beneficiaries in the way in which you envisaged.

An effective estate plan however is not just about your will. Many assets will not be distributed according to your will. Your family home (if owned jointly) is a good example. Your superannuation funds are also not an estate asset and the treatment of these funds upon death can be quite different to your other assets.

An effective estate plan will consider your overall situation and beneficiaries, special circumstances, how your estate will be funded and the taxation treatment of benefits

  • Tools for budgeting, cash flow, Super and more ….

    Better financial management and improved financial literacy will help attainment your long-term goal. The resources in our Financial Tools will help. Available 24/7.

  • Statistics show SMSFs not just for the rich

    The latest data reflecting the current position of the SMSF market has indicated these types of retirement saving structure are not purely the domain of extremely wealthy individuals as is often thought, the SMSF Association has said.

  • SMSFs lose thousands in property, investment scams

    SMSFs have been targeted by various property and investment scams this year, with hundreds of thousands of dollars already lost, warns the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

  • The good, bad, and potentially ugly for SMSFs

    “Two hundred thousand dollars is a lot of money. We're gonna have to earn it” Clint Eastwood said as Blondie in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, on the work a gang of three were going to have to do to find a hidden fortune.

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