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BAGGETTA & cO

Day: December 5, 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.

Financial counsellor or financial planner: What’s the difference?

Ok we get it, knowing where to turn to for financial advice can be confusing sometimes! Financial planners and financial counsellors are both types of financial experts, so which one…

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Five ways to help prepare your finances for a recession

If you think storms may lie ahead, it makes sense to prepare your craft for choppy waters. With Australia facing continued economic uncertainty, it may be time to take stock…

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Term deposit vs savings account

Putting your money into a savings account, or in the alternative, a term deposit, are two common methods of saving. Working out whether either of these options are right for…

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Give yourself a new financial year check-up

Financial year 2019-20 is now behind us and there’s nothing like closing a chapter to inspire thoughts of a fresh start. But global challenges persist: Australia is officially in a…

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Why financial wellbeing is a pillar of good health

When we talk about financial wellbeing, what do we mean? More than just earning an income, financial wellbeing is about having financial security and the freedom to make choices. There…

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Five common financial mistakes to avoid during a crisis

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is playing havoc with finances for many households. In an ideal world, the financial boost should be enough and assumes that everyone was…

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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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Early 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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