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Super reforms – what they mean for you

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Written by Deepthi Satheesan

The latest super reforms explained by our financial planning partner Bridges.

In November 2016 the Federal Government passed into law superannuation reforms first announced in the May 2016 Federal Budget. 

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Ghost Terminal Transactions – BEWARE!!!

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Written by Deepthi Satheesan

Beware of transactions that you do on your Visa card that do not get debited to your LCU account. You are not getting anything for free.

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Is it time to spring clean your mortgage?

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Written by Deepthi Satheesan

It’s a new season and it’s the perfect time to make some smart changes in your life. This includes your mortgage! Have you thought about refinancing your mortgage?

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How to find the Dream Tenants for your Investment Properties

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Written by Laboratories Credit Union

Over the past two decades, purchasing investment properties has made a great deal of money for some Australians by providing their owners with a constant stream of steady income. If you currently own an investment property, or are in the market for one, be aware that there are a number of different factors that can impact your return on investment. Of those considerations, having good tenants is of upmost importance.

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Safeguard your Finances from Direct Debit Risk

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Written by Laboratories Credit Union

As the range of digital subscription services continue to expand, direct debits are becoming increasingly more common. In setting up and authorising a direct debit, a service provider or third party will be able to automatically debit money from your account at specific times to pay bills or make a loan repayment. While the payment method can save time and effort, it’s not without its risks as you do give up some amount of control over your finances. There are number of different concerns for consumers to consider before establishing a direct debit.

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