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Lifestyle Inflation – Could it be your biggest financial threat?

Lifestyle Inflation causes financial stress

“There’s a new villain in town, and it’s attacking the lower, middle and upper classes. It’s called lifestyle inflation, and it doesn’t care how much money you make—it can still find you.” David Ramsey As we embark on a new… Read more »

Want to be better with money?

better with money

Here are 10 tips from our experienced team for developing good money habits and a positive money mindset

Redundancy: Why Financial Advice Matters

Dealing with Redundancy

Coronavirus, economic downturns, working from home, the new normal…business is restructuring, and change is happening fast! Redundancy is on the increase and has become a part of the working landscape.
You need a financial plan to see you through the immediate crisis of your redundancy, and to set you back on the road to achieving your financial goals.

Navigating Complex Aged Care Choices

Richard Newton, Aged & Disability Care Specialist Adviser

Whether you are considering aged care for yourself, a parent, partner or loved one, the decisions you face can seem overwhelming. Richard Newton, our certified Aged & Disability Care Specialist Adviser, explains Aged Care Fees and some of the considerations you should keep in mind.

Current Covid-19 Assistance Measures – Quick Reference Guide

Current Covid-19 Assistance Measures - Quick Reference Guide

All the current Covid-19 Government Assistance Measure in one place, in a handy, one-page guide! As we worked through the numerous current Covid-19 Assistance packages for our own business, we created a brief summary of all of the measures in… Read more »

Welcome to a New Decade: Economic Update Seminar

Soundbridge Seminar

On Wednesday 11th March, we held an Economic Update Seminar with presentations by the Soundbridge Team and Tony Harte, Investment Specialist and QLD State Manager from Perpetual. Tony gave us information on the world markets and how the current events… Read more »

Congratulations Jack Newton – Livingstone Shire Council’s Young Citizen of the Year!

Jack Newton

Soundbridge would like to congratulate Jack Newton, son of our Financial Planner, Richard Newton, on his amazing achievement at being named the Livingstone Shire Council’s Young Citizen of the Year for 2019.

Celebrating 2019 at the Beach

The Soundbridge and Harbour City Accounting teams from Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay got together to celebrate our 2019 Staff Christmas Party at Keppel Bay Sailing Club in Yeppoon. It was a wonderful afternoon of fun, good cheer and great food,… Read more »

5 Money Mindsets that Hold You Back

What’s holding you back from taking control of your financial future? We all want to be on top of our financial situation. We may even know what we are supposed to be doing. So why aren’t we doing it? It’s… Read more »

What’s your Gift-Giver Personality? Take the Gift-Giver Personality Quiz

Each year, the average Australian adult spends the following on gifts: $437 for our spouse or partner, $361 for each of our children, $201 per parent, and $115 for our pet! According to research by the Financial Planning Association of… Read more »

Beyond Super – Explore Your Options for Retirement Income

Retirement Income Options

You’ve worked hard and spent a lifetime saving and building up your Super. Now it’s time to leave work for good and retire. Where will your money come from? What’s the best way to organise your finances to cover your… Read more »

2019-20 Federal Budget Breakdown – Early Insights from the Experts at Soundbridge

The 2019-20 Federal Budget was announced on 2 April with highlights including a return to a surplus position sooner than expected, catering for a stronger economy and securing a better future by giving back to Australians. This is demonstrated by… Read more »