Omnia Newsletter 2018 Archives - Omnia


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What to do with your Income Tax Return

Tax time is upon us, are you looking for ways to spend it wisely? We have compiled a list of what we think are 5 of the best ways you can make this tax return work for you. You will need to ascertain your current needs and then look at making the selection to

News from CommSec’s State of the States

At the end of the last financial year we gave you the latest on the statistics provided to us from CommSec, and thought you may be interested to hear how your State is doing this year. Each quarter CommSec reviews each State and Territories performance using these 8 key indicators: Economic growth; Retail spending; Equipment

Exchange Traded Options x 3

In our last couple of newsletters I've been explaining how Exchange Traded Options work and I mentioned a strategy referred to as a 'Straddle' which your financial adviser can use as a way of greatly reducing risk when you are investing in blue chip shares.   So how does a 'Straddle' work? Let's say

Age Pension Part 2

In our last newsletter we showed how much individuals can get if they qualify for the Age Pension. So, now let's look at how the Age Pension is affected by the Assets Test and the Income Test. The Assets Test Excluding the family home, a single person is allowed to own up

Sequencing Risk – The deadly trap for the unsuspecting

In my view, the potentially devastating consequences of Sequencing Risk is one of the most poorly understood issues in Australia. The next time a client tells you they have their affairs "under control" and don't need financial advice, ask them if they understand Sequencing Risk and how it can devastate the most well structured

Exchange Traded Options 0.2

In the last newsletter I explained how 'Put and Call' options can be traded on the Australian Stock Market. Calls mean you have the option to buy shares and Put mean you have the option to sell shares - both at a defined price within a defined time. Easy right? Well not exactly. The whole

How can the Age Pension boost your retirement earnings?

Many people we come in contact with will have an idea in the back of their mind that they will be eligible for the Age Pension. So, how realistic are their expectations and what level of pension will they end up with once they become eligible? The Age Pension is subject to

Powerful ways to turn your day around for the better

Some days we wake up and you feel sluggish, unhappy and restless. You may feel sad or angry, but you cannot seem to put your finger on why. Nonetheless, we do need to get through these days, so here are a few handy tips and tricks for those days. Find

2018 Budget, the good and the bad

2018 Budget Summarised In what is clearly a pre-election budget, the Government has certainly delivered a wide range of announcements likely to be favourably received by Australian individuals and businesses. You really have to look closely to try to find any real losers in Treasurer Morrisonโ€™s third budget. ย  The 2018 Budget,


Introducing business to children Well, the school holidays are upon us and if you do not want your children indoors playing video games all day, perhaps you could look at some alternatives. A business could be a good way to encourage your children to have creativity and instill confidence in them, while learning invaluable