2019 Federal Election

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

2019 Federal Election

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

2019 Federal Election

Since the market closed on Friday, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index has increased by 2.1% while the broader All Ordinaries index has gone up by 1.9%.

These gains were predominantly driven by the financial sector as Labor’s threat of changes to negative gearing, capital gains tax and imputation credits are now off the table. With these uncertainties gone, the big four banks have increased in value by more than 8-12% as investors continue to pile their money back into the banking sector which pays highly franked dividends.

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

2019 Federal Election

We now know that Scott Morrison, or ScoMo as they call him, may have lost the campaign, but he’s won the Election and with that, the right to remain Australia’s 30th Prime Minister. A couple of days on, here’s a list of some of the winners and losers from the past weekend’s election.  

Some of the winners are:  

Scott Morrison:  

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

2019 Federal Election

Soon after this policy announcement, the Labor party announced they too would match the proposal; it seems we need to take it seriously as it looks like one way or another this policy, or a variation of it, is likely to be implemented.

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

2019 Federal Election

Most commentators will tell you that the Government is selling a ‘steady as she goes’ conservative plan for the future, unwilling to commit huge sums of money in any area, such as schools, health or climate change. Come 2020, they are projecting Australia’s first surplus in more than a decade.

Some may say that this is sound economic management given the economic uncertainty in the short term. That said, the Government plans to give back what it’s saved by way of tax cuts. By 2024-25, they predict 94% of Australians will pay 30% tax or less.

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

2019 Federal Election

Housing affordability and negative gearing

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

2019 Federal Election

Non-Concessional Contributions

Under current law, the maximum non-concessional (after tax) contributions that can be made to superannuation is $100,000 per financial year, provided this contribution won’t take you over the $1.6 million total superannuation balance. The bring-forward rule, allows individuals under 65 to bring forward two additional years’ worth of contributions, meaning a maximum of $300,000 can be made.

Labor is proposing the non-concessional contribution cap be reduced to $75,000. This would also see the bring forward amount reduced to $225,000

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.