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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.

Going solo in retirement

While divorce rates have fallen in Australia in recent years, there is one age group where it’s becoming more common. In the two decades to 2017, the divorce rate for…

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Do falling markets signal a good time to open an SMSF?

Historically, self-managed super funds (SMSFs) have been seen as a direct way to take control of your retirement savings. By taking charge of your investment selection and asset allocation, there…

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The search for dividend yield in a low-growth environment

Investors have faced a low-growth environment with low yield for some time now and this does not appear to be changing anytime soon. Global economic activity is slowing notably, reflecting…

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What assets can you have before losing your pension

There are many benefits to receiving a pension or even a part pension, but there are limits to what level of income or assets you can have to be eligible.

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Tips for boosting retirement savings and investments in a lower-for-longer world

Retirees now face a bold truth: investing in traditional safe haven assets do not provide the returns they once did. So, where to from here? The first thing is to…

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Putting a value on your potential

What is your most financially valuable asset? The answer to this question could be quite different depending on your age. A younger person may say their car or a possession,…

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6 ways to stay well in retirement

A fulfilling retirement isn’t just about money, it’s about staying healthy, active and connected. So much of preparing for retirement is about the dollars and cents: Working out whether a…

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Market and Economic overview

Australia Australian interest rates were lowered by 0.25% to 0.75% in October but left unchanged in November. Most observers expect borrowing costs to be lowered further in the next few…

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Where could responsible investing take you?

Estimates of the size of the sustainable investment market vary from around $23 trillion to almost $31 trillion, with responsible investment taking into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors…

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Good things come to those who wait

If you’ve only recently started earning for yourself, taken out a mortgage or started a family, you’ll know it’s a far cry from the teenage impulse to order up that…

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How to budget for a baby

With a little bit of planning you should be able to successfully avoid having the joy of starting a family compromised by the financial burden of doing so. Based on…

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From bartering to smartphones—how our money habits have evolved

Ever since King Alyattes of Lydia minted the first coin in 600BC, humanity’s relationship with money has been constantly evolving. Fast forward to more recent developments and mobile banking was…

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5 tips for planet-saving, money-saving lifestyle

A lot of us are looking for ways to use less plastic. But did you know that doing so could save more than the planet – it could also save…

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Is Buy Now Pay Later a better way to borrow?

In the 21st century era of digital transformation, being able to browse, choose and pay for our purchases anywhere, anytime has taken shopping to a whole new level. The way…

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Boost your savings for spring

Dust off your budget and weed out bad spending habits with these top tips.

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