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Perfect time to reflect and plan ahead

2018 is in full swing and we hope that you have kicked off the year with a bang!

This time of year provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on where you've been...and where you're heading.

To arrange a review or to speak to one of our team, please contact this office on 07 3844 3899 or admin@makefd.com.au.

We hope you enjoy our first newsletter for 2018!

Regards,

Mary Kelly

How to add thousands to your super in just 10 minutes

A simple super oversight is costing Australians thousands of dollars in their retirement, according to research released by MLC.

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Beyond share prices

Investors shouldn't overlook that there are two components to sharemarket returns – dividend yield and capital gains (or losses).

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Your rights when it comes to Direct Debits

Automatic bill payments

Direct debits can help you organise your finances. Make sure you understand how they work and what to do if you want to cancel them.

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Superannuation and moving overseas

If you’re an Australian permanent resident or citizen heading overseas, your super remains subject to the same rules, even if you are leaving Australia permanently. This means your super must remain in your super fund/s until you reach preservation age and are eligible to access it.

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Processed Foods: A Health Nightmare

With advances in technology, we are inundated with lots of different innovations to save time and make tasks less laborious. One area which has undergone huge changes within the latter part of the last century is food – what we eat, when we eat and how we prepare food.

Now more than ever we have access to food which has been prepared for us - in whole or in part. But is this a good thing?

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