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Advisers in the firing line
Living in Australia is changing forever with the use of technology and online
Collect up to $100 a week extra
The truth about CGT exemption
Hidden cost in Swan's Budget to hurt families in years ahead
Do your sums to see if a no-commission home loan works for you
Real estate is back on the radar, but don't buy any old property
RBA faces tough task on Melbourne Cup day
Are you going on holidays soon and is now the right time to buy foreign currency?

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Advisers in the firing line
Susan Hely
Financial inquiry calls for higher standards
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Living in Australia is changing forever with the use of technology and online
Sharon Williams
Although we are all becoming used to new technology, what is surprising is the changes in business operations for a far wider range of industry than perhaps you would first guess
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Collect up to $100 a week extra
Maria Bekiaris
As an owner of an investment property, boosting its rental income should be a priority for you. There are a number of things you can do to make sure you are getting top dollar.
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The truth about CGT exemption
Peter Freeman
It is often assumed that simply living in a house or home unit, even if for only a short time, gives you the right to claim it as your principal residence and so get an exemption from capital gains tax. There is, however, a range of other conditions that usually have to be satisfied.
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New stats on hack attacks as it becomes the major risk in undermining brands, individuals, nations and governments
Sharon Williams
No man is an island. This old saying has new meaning in the cyber world and with over one billion people connected on social media life has changed forever. But as we find new ways to connect, follow, engage, like and share, there is increasing risk that our personal information may be breached, hacked, stolen or defaced.
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Should we trespass on online privacy for the sake of national security?
Sharon Williams
Mingling with intelligence officers last week it may be time to Get Smart and remain anonymous - you have the right to remain offline
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Google's shocking staff turnover shows Gen Y can’t get no satisfaction
Sharon Williams
Free five-star food, five months paid maternity, free yoga classes, regular cash bonuses and a hip working culture. Legendary dream job at Google? Not according to Generation Y.
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This change could hit your pension eligibility
Peter Freeman

The superannuation proposals recently unveiled by the federal government attracted a great deal of attention, the main focus being on the plan to tax larger account-based pensions. In particular, while the first $100,000 of annual earnings on the investments backing a super pension will remain tax free, every dollar above this will be taxed at 15%.

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The returns on ethical investments might be better than you think
Susan Hely

One way to support companies with positive environmental, governance and social practices is to choose a “green” super fund. There are around 100 funds that invest in socially responsible companies, typically avoiding pollution, tobacco, gambling, alcohol and worker exploitation.

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What car costs can you claim on tax?
Peter Freeman
There are four main methods that can be used when claiming a tax deduction for business-related car expenses.
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