Resources

The following resources provide insight on financial matters that can be further discussed with MFinancial at your next meeting.

Australian Securities and Investment Commission
ASIC are the regulators of the financial services market and they have a lot of useful information on businesses, companies, financial services licenses etc.
MoneySmart
ASIC initiative providing tips and tools to help you with handling your money.
Australian Taxation Office
Most questions on tax should be able to be answered from this site. The ATO has a large range of publications on subjects such as SMSF’s, Employee Share Plans, Motor vehicle claim rates etc.
ATO Superannuation Rates
Key superannuation rates and thresholds for contributions, withdrawals, ETP’s etc.
The Reserve Bank of Australia
The Reserve Bank of Australia includes their latest statements on this site as well as a range of other reports, information, statistics etc.
Centrelink
Information from The Department of Human Services on various social security payments including aged pension
Your Government Benefits
Use this link to estimate the amount of your government benefits.
Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Home page of the Department of Veterans Affairs
My Aged Care
Government website covering Australia’s new aged care system from 1 July 2014
NSW State Revenue and Land Tax
Home page for the Office of State Revenue and Land Tax

Australian Securities Exchange
Where Australian shares are traded — a wealth of information is available.

Concessions available to Concession Card Holders
A list of possible concessions available in NSW to Pensioners and Health Care Card holders.
Canstar
A site that allows you to compare bank accounts, term deposits, loans, insurance etc.
deListed Australia
A very useful site to track companies that have changed name, been delisted or wound up etc.
RateCity
Another site that allows you to compare a range of financial products.
RedBook
A great way to value your motor vehicle.

Self-Managed Superannuation Funds — Trustee Education
An initiative of the accounting bodies, this site has information for superannuation trustees as well as an exam to test your knowledge.
SuperSeeker
Tax Office site to look for lost superannuation.

RetireLaw
A short video on the benefits to be derived by doing your Estate Planning properly rather than the simple approach of a will which simply leaves everything to your partner and then to the kids. While this approach is not for everyone, many people will see that there may be benefits to them and their families by doing a better job.