Blog posts

Time to set sail

24 May 2018

No longer the sole domain of retirees, cruises offer travellers the chance to add yoga classes, Michelin-starred menus and exotic explorations to their itinerary.

Market outlook for the new financial year

24 May 2018

The global economy looks strong for the next year but different risk factors may  affect consumer and business confidence.

News from Shadforth

24 May 2018

It is with pleasure that we announce that Terry Dillon is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Shadforth Financial Group.

Federal Budget 2018/19

09 May 2018

This year’s Federal Budget is an ‘election budget’ with tax cuts for all Australians that will be funded by the Government’s higher than expected revenue. All-in-all, changes to super were fairly limited in the Budget, with the Government focused on preventing the erosion of super funds with small balances.

Beat the health insurance price hike!

22 Mar 2018

On 1 April each year, health insurance premiums increase and this year is no different with an average increase of 3.95%* announced.  At the same time, the tax rebate for health fund premiums is decreasing.

News from Shadforth

20 Feb 2018

Recently we sponsored the AFL Fremantle Dockers Past Player History and Honour boards.

Unique Australian adventures await

20 Feb 2018

‚ÄčThe year 2018 is well underway, bringing with it a renewed sense of adventure. So where will your holidays take you this year? Europe? South America? Or why not explore somewhere closer to home?

Fair's fair for blended families

20 Feb 2018

A blended family can have a huge impact on your finances — whether it’s buying a home with your new partner or ongoing child support.

Investment market review

20 Feb 2018

A review of the quarter ended 31 December 2017.

The surplus cash flow trap

20 Feb 2018

It’s great knowing that when a bill comes in, you’ve got the surplus cash flow to cover it. But how can you make your money go further?

Rise of the grown-up gap year

20 Feb 2018

The festive season has come and gone and the new year brings with it a renewed sense of hope and determination to achieve your goals. You potentially greeted 2018 with a few hopes and resolutions.

Super opportunity for first home buyers and downsizers

20 Feb 2018

Whether you’re buying your first home or you’re ready to downsize, you may be able to use your super to help make the most of your money. These two new schemes support the Government’s goal of reducing pressure on housing affordability in Australia.