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Bank of Mum and Dad – 5th Major Lender in The Market

December 5, 2017 | Eleanor Crosby

CBA, Westpac, ANZ and the NAB have a new player in their banking and finance segment to contend with. It’s been said that the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ is now the fifth biggest lender in Australia. With stepping onto the property ladder now out of reach by so many young people the average amount […]

Car Log Books – Throw Out Your Paper Logbook!

November 29, 2017 | Lisa Stoneham

It seems like there is an app on your smartphone to make your life easier for everything these days.  Gone are the days where you need to rely on pen and paper to manually record and keep track of everything. The traditional car logbook can now be handled with an app that will make your […]

David VS Goliath – Why Use a Broker and Not Your Local Bank?

November 2, 2017 | Eleanor Crosby

Recently in the media there has been much discussion around the growing use of Mortgage Brokers with over 50% of all borrowers now obtaining their loans through a broker opposed to dealing direct with a bank. Added to this is the increasing number of finance and mortgage brokers required in the market place to cater […]

Job Management – It Really Will Save You Time and Money

October 31, 2017 | Lisa Stoneham

There is a range of cloud-based tools to make it easier to manage jobs better, get paid quicker and run your business smarter. The good ones integrate into your accounting software too, so you get multiple benefits from them.  Gone are the days of scribbling job details on yellow sticky notes to get lost. A […]

Get Ready – It’s Annual Update Time!

September 1, 2017 | Simone Pentis

Given that most franchise systems within Australia follow the standard Australian Financial Year of 1 July to 30 June, we are fast approaching the expiry of the 4 month period, Franchisors have from the end of their last Financial Year to have updated their Disclosure Document. Additionally, for those Franchisors with marketing/co-operative funds, they must […]

Super – Moving The Goal Posts

July 21, 2017 | Marisa Hoffenberg

When the super changes came out, I was literally bombarded by over 50 emails on the subject, not to mention all the info available on various news sites. While my original intention was not to inflict more pain on my subscribers by yet another email on the subject, I have had so many questions over […]

Get Paid As Quick As A Flash!

June 16, 2017 | Lisa Stoneham

One of the major causes of cash flow stress in a business are your customers’ taking too long to pay you (or not paying you at all). Many a business has been forced to shut its doors due to this problem. If you want your customers to pay you quickly you need to make it […]

Why You Can’t Fix Cashflow With Cash

June 8, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

So often, business owners say that their biggest challenge is cashflow, and that if they only had a big pile of money, their problems would be solved; but I say that you can’t fix cashflow with cash! Enigmatic, right? True, it is a bit of a paradox. But it simply means this: that the current […]

How to Make Your Money Grow… and Grow

May 22, 2017 | Marisa Hoffenberg

Financial Education

We all dream about lounging on the designer couch in the gorgeous house, filled with natural light, reflected in the infinity pool, that spills over into the waters of Tamarama. But how do we get there? The problem is that we limited by what we can earn. Although we have heard the age old saying […]

Goodbye Paperwork!

May 15, 2017 | Lisa Stoneham

This may not be the advice you expect from a bookkeeper, but with a smartphone and an app, keeping track of your business is simple. Tools like Receipt Bank and Squirrel Street connect in to online accounting systems, allowing everyone in your business to keep up-to-date from anywhere. These tools have OCR technology that enables […]