Category: General Insights

General Insights Shares

Experts expect 2022 to be the year of the NFT

Backers of 2021’s most-talked-about crypto asset claim that we’re only beginning to see what NFTs can do. If 2021 was the year people started talking about non-fungible tokens (NFTs), 2022…

General Insights Shares

The mistake everyone makes about NFTs

Excitement about NFTs is reaching a fever pitch, despite the contradictions.  Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have taken the world by storm in 2021, but many investors are struggling to wrap their…

General Insights Lifestyle

5 things you should know before you start trading in crypto

More Aussies are interested in investing in crypto than ever before, with one in three confident that bitcoin will eventually be transacted more widely than regular currency. Overall, one in six Australians owns…

Financial Planning General Insights Property

Why is Australian housing so expensive – and what can be done to improve housing affordability?

Housing affordability has been an issue in Australia for quite some time – but since the 1990s it’s gone from being a periodic cyclical concern to a chronic problem. The…

General Insights Investment Property Shares

Could Evergrande Become China’s Lehman Brothers?

Evergrande’s recent troubling financial news has deeply shaken investor confidence in the Chinese property developer. Now fears have spread beyond Evergrande to China’s other property developers, causing their bond prices…

General Insights

The never-ending coronavirus pandemic

Key points – Snap lockdowns in Sydney, Perth and Queensland are likely to cost the economy $2.5bn, but like previous snap lockdowns are unlikely to derail the recovery. – Australia…

General Insights Superannuation & SMSF

New SMSF quarterly statistics highlight continued post-COVID recovery


The ATO’s newly released March 2021 quarterly statistical report has revealed the total number of SMSFs will soon hit 600,000, with consistent growth seen across establishments and assets as the industry heads into a post-COVID economic recovery.


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Budget measures designed to give retirees control in increasingly ‘opaque’ super environment


Senator Jane Hume has assured that the superannuation measures announced in the federal budget aren’t aimed to force retirees to draw down on savings but instead create greater control in an increasingly complex super environment.


General Insights

ATO issues final warnings on outstanding SARs


The ATO has issued its final alerts for SMSFs with outstanding SARs, warning that failure to lodge may lead to serious consequences.


General Insights

SMSFs still on top for member satisfaction


SMSF members continue to report very high levels of satisfaction with the performance of their fund, according to rolling research.


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Zac Zacharia (Managing Director) has been assisting clients to create wealth and secure their futures for over 14 years.

He is also an accomplished presenter and educator

Co-authoring the popular investment book, Property vs Shares.