Category:Ark Informer

Are we in a property boom?

There is a large debate at the moment on whether we are in a property boom or not. In our latest Ark Informer, we look into what you could be doing in this current market. 

Ark Informer - June 2015 - Click to read more

TAGS: property

Ark Informer January

Ark Informer January

Welcome to 2014… and our first Ark Informer for the year.

To start the year with something different, we have decided to do away with the best tips of the year and look back on 2013 and see what worked and what didn’t work from a finance perspective to see if there are any lessons to be learnt for 2014.

We have also detailed our upcoming events for the year, which will cover a variety of ...


Retirement Ebook

Understanding your Retirement Options

Understanding your retirement options can be a complex and daunting task. There is a number of elements that will impact your retirement options and everyone is different. It is important to have a personalised strategy to help you understand what income you need in retirement, how many assets and the most tax effective way to structure your financial affairs. In the e-book below, we have gone back to the basics to get you thinking about some ...

TAGS: retirement

Top 5 tips for 2013

With 2013 well underway, here are some simple yet effective tips to get you started. 

Start your tax planning now - Although we are still 6 months before the end of the financial year, it is important to start your planning now before it is too late. This can include make extra super contributions, purchasing tax deductible items or purchasing tax effective investments. Reducing tax is one of the most effective ways to create additional savings. 

Review your loans - With interest ...

TAGS: tax, wealth

Consolidating your super funds


You wouldn't pay multiple fees on anything else, so why pay them on your super?

Many people have more than one super fund without realising that they're probably paying multiple sets of fees. This can make a big difference to your super balance over time, slowly eating away at your returns.  By combining all of your super funds into one super account, you'll pay just one simple, all-inclusive fee.

In addition, consolidating your super and having one ...


Using your Super to buy Investment Property

Thursday, March 3, 2011 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM AEDT

Webinar Registration
Using your super to buy investment property has been a very effective investment strategy for many investors.. but you need to be careful because if you get it wrong the consequences can be severe.

At this seminar our experts will cover;

  • The benefits of Investing through an SMSF
  • How to access leverage inside the super environment
  • When is the best time to utilise an SMSF to invest ...

Ark Informer - February 2011

It is about that time of the year again to make those financial, lifestyle and work resolutions for the year. Unfortunately for many, in a few months all of those resolutions will be a distant memory.

How can you make this year different from the previous ones?

Our suggestion is just to pick a couple of resolutions and don’t make them all one year long. Make small incremental goals that lead you to a bigger one so you can ...


Managing RIsk - How to Protect Your Business


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