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BAGGETTA & cO

Day: September 11, 2019

Baggetta & Co understand that the world of Accounting and Finance can be a tricky place to navigate. So we have created a blog to help educate and update YOU on whats happening in the world of Accounting and Finance.

Working From Home during Covid-19

With the explosion in numbers of people now working from home due to COVID-19, the ATO has changed the tax deduction for work related expenses significantly. But what do these…

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Should you give your teenager a credit card?

We live in a culture of smartphones, WIFI, home delivery, online shopping and online gaming, where most needs and wants can be met almost instantly. With so much temptation to spend, it’s important to teach children sound money management skills. But where do credit cards come in, and should your teenager have one?

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Easy access not so super for women

The Australian Government’s early access to superannuation scheme has allowed many people financially affected by COVID-19 to dip into their superannuation savings. However, it may not be a wise course of action over the long term, particularly for women who often have lower superannuation savings than men. Here we explain why.

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Seven essential apps for budgeting and saving money

Just like choosing an exercise regime to keep you physically fit, it’s important to work with the right systems to manage your finances. Here we look at seven money management mobile apps that are designed to make managing money easier.

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How seniors can come out of isolation on top

With seniors more at risk of the serious health impacts of Coronavirus, staying home has made good sense. But it’s not easy being away from friends and loved ones. Here we look at some ways older Australians have kept their spirits up and maintained contact with loved ones during isolation as well as some tips to keep those worries at bay as restrictions ease.

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Get on top of your finances post COVID-19

We’re beginning to see some relaxation of the restrictions implemented in response to COVID-19. While this is good news for businesses and their employees. It’s clear that things won’t completely return to normal for some time. For those workers who’ve been forced to drop hours or accept lower pay, this could mean adapting to life with a reduced income for some to come. Here we look at some strategies that may help.

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HomeBuilder Overview

Can you benefit? Full article here…

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Take stock of how much conveniences are costing you

With weeks, and perhaps months, of self-isolation ahead, many of life’s conveniences like streaming and delivery services will become our essentials. But if you’re used to spending unlimited amounts to…

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Why it’s important to think about insurance ahead of retirement

Finding the right level of insurance cover is important when you’re thinking about retirement. If retirement’s coming up on your horizon, the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may have thrown a…

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Digital payments and online banking explained

Face-to-face encounters have become less frequent in so many areas of our lives – and banking and shopping are no different. So, now’s an ideal time for older Australians to…

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How fit are your finances?

Wearable technology can monitor our heart rate and tell us how much sleep we’ve had, but what about our financial wellbeing? If you could benefit from a Fitbit for your…

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Staying afloat through the COVID-19 crisis

We’re dealing with a health crisis that no one in our lifetime has experienced, which is having an impact on global and domestic economies that no one could have forecast.

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How to keep your head while keeping your distance

There are people who are better at the whole social distancing game than others. If you already normally work from home, for instance, you might be laughing into your elbow…

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Why you need to keep your identity safe

Have you received an unexpected email or text asking you to ‘confirm’ personal details by clicking on a link or opening an attachment? It could be an attempt to steal…

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How to reduce spending after a job loss

How to reduce expenses after a job loss and get back in the driver’s seat of your finances. With many thousands of Australians experiencing job losses and reduced hours as…

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