Common mistakes to avoid when launching a business

Common mistakes to avoid when launching a business

Starting a new business is an exciting time for many entrepreneurs. However, there are 5 common mistakes many new business owners make. By being aware of these mistakes, you will increase your chances of success and remove the risk of your new venture turning into a failure. Being unprepared:Organisation is key when it comes to…

Consolidating your debt

Consolidating your debt

Debt consolidation loans are a financial solution that may be suitable when you have multiple debts at once and are struggling to manage them all. Debt consolidation is the process of bringing together all of your current outstanding debts into one single repayment. This is typically done by taking out a new personal loan to…

Protecting your business with social media security

Protecting your business with social media security

With the amount of information that is being shared online increasing more than ever, now is the time to think about social media security for your business. While there is no doubt that social media can benefit businesses by creating a more engaged and connected world, it can also pose a threat by allowing cybercriminals…

ATO impersonation scam report

ATO impersonation scam report

The ATO has released an Impersonation Scam Report for the month of February 2019. Highlighted are the various ways in which scammers have attempted to contact people, posing as the ATO. The most common method of contact was by phone calls or messages, accounting for 97% of reported scams over the month. Reports of 9,342…

ATO warns of TBAR lodgement errors

ATO warns of TBAR lodgement errors

With upcoming annual lodgement dates for Transfer Balance Account Reporting (TBAR), the ATO is alerting funds of common lodgement mistakes that could lead to delays and additional processing time. The Transfer Balance Cap (TBC) is a $1.6 million cap on the total amount of superannuation benefits that a member can transfer into a tax-free retirement…