COVID-19 resources - Update July 2020
Several new links have been added to the many already in this article, links that date back to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions, or require further assistance, please send us an email or phone.
JobKeeper Phase 2
The Government has decided to extend a lower JobKeeper for a further six months (13 fortnights) from 28 September this year, with eligibility based on actual rather than projected turnover declines.
Market update - July 2020
The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up to 30 June 2020.
Investment options and retirement
If retirement was on your horizon in the next five years or so, the market downturn due to COVID-19 coronavirus might have prompted you to take a closer look at your superannuation and how it's invested. Perhaps you've seen your balance drop and are now wondering what you need to do to get your retirement back on track?
Extra Tools & Resources for our clients.
Over time we have supplied our clients with a growing collection of tools and resources to help in areas such as COVID-19 relief updates, articles on tax changes and updates, articles to help understand economic changes, calculators for all financial needs, and videos to help you and your family learn more about financial matters. We hope you enjoy these 'extras' and if you have any question then simply ask. *
The Australian economy and recovery from COVID-19
Dr Shane OliverHead of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP Capital
Digital payments and online banking for older Aussies
Although we're already a predominantly cashless society(i), the introduction of social distancing has further increased our reliance on digital payments and online banking.