2020 Federal Budget Analysis

2020-21 Federal Budget Update The Federal Budget was delivered on 6 October 2020 and it was generous in many ways with the intention of jolting the economy out of recession e.g. Tax cuts for workers,…


Checklist for the end of financial year

Checklist for the end of financial yearThe end of financial year on 30 June is a good time to take stock and get your finances in order. This is an end of financial year like no other. Being…


Smart Money Choices Webinar Series: Keeping Financially Ahead of the Curve

In the current climate we are looking for innovative ways to keep you informed and we are delighted to extend an invitation to one of our upcoming webinars. The purpose of these sessions is to…


Along with the horrible human consequences, the coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact on the way we live and as a result investment markets. To read more about the Q&A from an investment…


Help for local people severely affected by the recent bushfires

With support from AMP, Tailor-Made is able to offer financial advice at no cost to assist those who have suffered severe financial or personal loss from the bushfires. This can help with managing…


The pros and cons of investment bonds

Also called insurance or growth bonds, investment bonds can be a tax-effective way to save for something big. If you’re saving for a particular goal, looking for an alternative to super, or want to…


What kind of money parent are you?

Many parents approach the topic of money differently, but could your way of doing things influence your kids’ success? The majority of Aussie mums and dads recognise that they’re accountable when it…


2019-20 Federal Budget

2019-20 Federal Budget roundup - find out how the measures announced in the 2019-20 Federal Budget could affect you Here’s a roundup of some of the key proposals put forward in the Federal Budget. We…


Holiday budgeting tips - How to avoid a travel debt hangover

Holiday budgeting tips - How to avoid a travel debt hangover We’ve all had the feeling. You step off the plane from Bangkok still buzzing, images from your holiday flitting through your mind—the…


12 ways to avoid waste this Christmas

12 ways to avoid waste this Christmas Embrace the spirit of Christmas by giving back to the environment this festive season. If ever there is a time for excess, Christmas is it. But it’s important…