Connect Newsletter Spring 2021

Welcome to our Spring 2021 Connect newsletter

Commonwealth COVID-19 assistance

With the spread of the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus and ongoing lockdowns in Vic, NSW, Qld and SA, the Government has announced further financial assistance for people who are doing it tough.

Why 'Finfluencers' are risky business

Getting your financial advice from social media influencers could come at a huge cost, says Ben Calder.

When is the perfect time to retire in Australia?

James Herriman writes about how to get the timing of your retirement right.

VIC COVID-19 Government Support Package - Key Measures

The Federal and Victorian Government announced several new and modified support measures as part of their support package. The following summarises some of the key measures announced last week.

New COVID-19 Government Support Package (NSW)

The Federal and NSW State Government announced several new and modified support measures as part of their COVID-19 support package. The following summarises some of the key measures announced on 13 July 2021.

How to boost your Super savings

If you withdrew superannuation in 2020, your super savings took a hit or you're looking to save more, Adelaide financial planner Kerryn Shaw explains how to bump up your balance fast.

What to do when you're late to retirement planning

As retirement age looms, it may seem daunting when you realise you’re not as prepared as you should or could be. But all is not lost, says Adelaide financial planner Aaron Doig.

Connect Newsletter Winter 2021

Welcome to our Winter 2021 Connect Newsletter

How to avoid financial fake news

In the wake of the pandemic, volatile markets and uncertainty, fake financial news is more influential than ever. How can you avoid it? James Herriman explains.