Get a $500 gift from the government
How you ask? From the superannuation co-contribution. How do I qualify? Earn less than $49,488 Have 10% of your income from employment activities How does it work? The government put in 50c for every $1 you contribute this financial year, up to this maximum of $500. So to get the maximum of $500 per year, […]
Watch out for the not so superratings
I’ve been perusing Superrating’s top 10 funds as you do on a Sunday afternoon. (Yep, I’m a money geek). I’ve found the results they provide to be at best a little simplistic and at worst misleading. My problem is that they only compare the fees that would be charged on a superannuation balance of $50,000. […]
Beware Paypal Exchange Rates
It’s usually cheaper to use your credit card (especially if it’s the GE Money 28 Degrees card with 0% currency exchange fee) than to use the default exchange rate provided by Paypal which can be upto 4% From Paypal’s website “PayPal’s exchange rate includes a processing fee above the base rate at which PayPal obtains foreign […]
Get your kids to go Barefoot
Congratulations to Scott Pape, the Barefoot Investor on his soon to be released new book, The Barefoot Investor for Families available late September.