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Category: Financial Planning

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.

End of Financial Year Review - Outlook for Returns this Financial Year

The past financial year saw a spectacular rebound in returns for investors as the focus shifted from the recession to recovery against a backdrop of policy stimulus and vaccines. What…

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2021 Federal Budget - What it means for you

The 2021-22 Federal Budget is a balancing act between a better than anticipated deficit ($106 bn), an impending election, and the need to invest in the long term. Read the…

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How to reassess your spending and budgeting habits

2020 was a year like no other, with the pandemic forcing many people to rein in spending and focus only on necessities. If you’re struggling financially, here are some steps you can take to get back on track.

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How the gender pay gap is causing problems for Aussie women: Now and in the future

The gender pay gap is about more than just equal pay - it has far reaching consequences for women’s (and children’s) financial security over a lifetime. Here are some steps women can take to minimise the impact.

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What you can claim when working from home

If you’re among the many who are now working from home, you’ve probably realised that having the right home-office set up is essential - but it does come at a cost. With the end of the financial year fast approaching, here is an overview of the items you may be able to claim in your tax return.

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How to save for retirement in your 60s

The average retirement age is around 65. However as this milestone draws closer, you may find you don’t have enough retirement savings to fund the lifestyle you imagined. Here are some ways you can still plan for a healthy and comfortable quality of life in retirement.

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How to recover from a financial setback

Financial setbacks can occur when we least expect it and cause a great deal of stress and anxiety. However help is available. Here are seven strategies that may help restore your financial wellbeing in 2021.

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Find your perfect savings account

Looking for a good savings account can be a bit like looking for a good partner – the honeymoon period might be important, but so is achieving your happily ever after. Here’s a checklist of things you may want to look out for before you choose the account that’s right for you.

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How to save for retirement in your 50s

Turning 50? Now is the time to focus on your retirement plans. Because it’s never too soon or too late to get started.

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Show your finances some self-love

Some of life’s biggest financial decisions are made together with a partner. Buying a new car, saving for your first home, or having children are all big triggers for differences in your spending habits to crop up. Whatever your relationship status, there’s never been a better time to step up and take charge of your finances.

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Budgeting tips for students

Surviving on a student budget isn’t easy, but it can be done. Whether you’re studying remotely this year, or returning to campus, we’ve gathered some tips to help you manage your finances.

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Five Financial habits to start

If you want to get on top of your finances this year, developing some good financial habits can help. Whether you’re looking to be debt free, saving for your first home or a wedding a clear strategy will help you reach your goals sooner.

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Redefine Your Work Life

Most of us want to put 2020 behind us. However, one silver lining from last year was the opportunity to work from home. If you would like to work from home at least some of the time, how do you go about having that conversation with your employer? And how can you get the most out of working from home while avoiding some of the pitfalls?

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Informed Investor February 2021

In this Newsletter: Market Update and Economic Commentary How much Super should I have at My Age? Investing in Property vs Shares The A-Z of Inheritance Four Thoughts on Cryptocurrency…

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Get your affairs sorted with an estate plan

It’s a topic most people avoid discussing, but organising your legal Will and estate plan while you are fit and well can make things less stressful for your family when you eventually pass away. Here are six ways to start the estate planning process today.

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