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Are You Being Data Smart With Your Smart Phone?

September is coming – for all the Apple lovers out there, this might mean being the first to wrap your hands around the irresistibly smooth all-glass design, or finally upgrading your old glitchy phone to the new model. We had a conversation in the office yesterday and three of our team (including Greg!) are on […]

Author | Kate Barnett
Borrowing Capacities Increase

The property market is bound to see a shift in sentiment in the coming 3-6 months as the flow on effect of several factors comes to bear. The inexorable effect the Australian property market has on the economy cannot be overstated, and the changes we are seeing is long overdue and will positively impact many […]

Author | Kate Barnett
WORK-LIFE Balance or LIFE-WORK Balance?

As our population ages, the traditional career path is being replaced in favour of a balanced work-life model. Traditionally, people have lived their working lives by a pattern of education, then career, and then retirement. Lynda Gratton, a professor of Management Practice at London Business School, has spent her career looking at the future of […]

Author | fivebyfive
When Was The Last Time You Reviewed Your Mortgage?

When was the last time you reviewed your mortgage and compared it to the best available on the market? You could be paying too much or have a loan structure that’s not as efficient as it could be. Any Australian with a mortgage will know by now that unless they fix their interest rate they […]

Author | Kate Barnett
Single Touch Payroll Exemptions

The ATO has provided a concession from single touch payroll for payments by small employers to closely held payees. Single touch payroll (STP) was extended to cover all employers on 1 July 2019. For directors of their own company or for family businesses employing family members, there are some practical problems with STP – sometimes […]

Author | Kate Barnett
How Orbit can help you meet your future lifestyle needs

Whether you are at the beginning of your working life, well established, or already enjoying your retirement, professional unbiased financial advice can make a difference when it comes to achieving your financial goals and meeting your future lifestyle needs. At Orbit you can take advantage of a range of clever strategies and access to unbiased […]

Author | Kate Barnett