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Retirement Villages

williamgrant Financial Consultants can help you understand the financial implications of moving, ownership options available and the ongoing financial commitments of moving into a Retirement Village. The decision to move into a Retirement Village can be both an emotional and stressful time, often caused by the numerous options offered to you. At williamgrant Financial Consultants we [...]

Spring 2014 Newsletter

williamgrant Financial Consultants latest edition of our newsletter. Please click on the link below for all the latest information and news. williamgrant Spring Newsletter Word Puzzle Solution In our Spring Newsletter, we included a word puzzle The 9 letter word is SHORTHAND

Deeming of Account Based Pensions

williamgrant Financial Consultants have prepared an information update around the changes to how Account Based Pensions will be treated for the Age Pension Income test. Please click on the link below for all information. Deeming of Account Based Pensions

Understanding the Issues Facing UniSuper

If you’re a University employee, there’s a high chance that your superannuation will be in the UniSuper Defined Benefit Fund.  In recent years the UniSuper Defined Benefit Fund has faced a number of issues meaning that it is no longer the secure, guaranteed future pension source that it once was. Issues to be aware of [...]

Federal Budget – May 2014

williamgrant Financial Consultants latest edition of our newsletter. Please click on the link below for all the latest information and news. Budget 2014

Autumn 2014 Newsletter

williamgrant Financial Consultants latest edition of our newsletter. Please click on the link below for all the latest information and news. Autumn Newsletter In our Spring Newsletter, we included a Financial Puzzle. Below is a link to the answers Puzzle Answers

Spring 2013 Newsletter

williamgrant Financial Consultants latest edition of our newsletter. Please click on the link below for all the latest information and news. Spring 2013 Newsletter In our Spring Newsletter, we included a Financial Puzzle. Below is a link to the Puzzle and answers Sudoku puzzle

Australia’s Unclaimed Money – Could Some of It Be Yours?

Isn’t it the best feeling when you find a misplaced $20 bill in your coat pocket or tucked away in the couch? Well, what if you found $2,000 that you had forgotten about? Due to a recent change in legislation, if you have not used your bank, credit union or building society accounts in 3 [...]

Is There Another Bubble Coming Our Way?

There’s plenty of action in the property market nowadays, so much so that people are talking about a possible bubble forming. It may be true or it may just be hot air. Let’s look at why there’s speculation... Residential property prices are on the rise: Prices are heading up and are unlikely to fall anytime [...]

Falling Interest Rates – An Opportunity to Refinance?

The Reserve Bank has lowered interest rates to an all-time low. The cash rate has been cut by a total of 2.25 percentage points in less than two years and was recently reduced by a quarter of a percentage point to an historic low of 2.50%! This move has home owners thinking about refinancing. An [...]