Estate planning – When should I start?

Death isn’t something you want to plan for. But like getting a job, owning a home or having kids, an estate plan is really just another part of growing up. This article provides some insights on why an estate plan is so important and when you should make a start on yours.

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Why Bunnings prices are so damn clever

We recently came across an interesting article by author and blogger Jason Murphy written several years ago. There are now almost 300 Bunnings nationwide and here are some of the tactics Bunnings uses to reinforce the widely-held belief they are so cheap.

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11 urban myths about franking credits

Dividend imputation has made Australian companies manage their capital more efficiently, which makes them sounder investments. Kate Howitt from Fidelity International explores some of the franking credit myths around the effectiveness of a tax system that has served Australia well since 1987.

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USA Trip

Brad recently attended a USA Investment Tour from New York to Las Vegas. From Hedge Fund Managers to large financial institutions to McDonald's global headquarters to IT Start Ups, it was full of insights and investment learning as we continue to look for investment opportunities outside the square. No visit though more insightful then the 88 year old Oracle of Omaha - Mr Warren Buffett! 

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Top 5 financial regrets

We all make bad decisions about money from time to time. But what if you could avoid future financial errors by learning what others have done and wish they hadn’t? Here are the top five financial regrets from the "Live to Dream" survey. 

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The 2019 Australian Open

In January this year the Evolution Team travelled to Melbourne for a team building event and whilst there experienced one of Australia's great sporting events. We were all amazed at the professionalism and skill on display and how big of an event this is!  

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Super Contributions Guide

As well as super guarantee payments from your employer, there are all sorts of ways to save more into super and boost retirement savings. Find out more in this comprehensive super contributions guide.

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Ecofibre US Trip

A few clients of Evolution Financial have been involved with a medicinal cannabis company these past few years. In early 2019 this Australian based company will look to list on the ASX (Australian Stock Exchange).

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How to talk money with children

If you find it difficult to talk to your kids about money you're not alone.  This article provides some great tips for when to start talking about money to your kids, along with some clever activities that will help them take the first steps on the journey to financial independence.

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City All Stars

When Amanda isn't at work she is a busy Mum and a travelling dance Mum.  Amanda's daughter Taylor is part of a competitive Dance Team "City All Stars"  who recently traveled to compete in a dance battle in Sydney at NIDA. 

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