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Gross profit and your business: What does it mean?

Monday, 10 October 2016 14:33

If you run your own small business, you will have come across a number of different ways of evaluating your profitability. One such method is gross profit, and gross profit margins. While they may not be the only figures you are using to check the health of your enterprise, they may still be important.

Here's what you may need to know to interpret them properly.

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A quick guide to fixed costs for small businesses

Monday, 10 October 2016 12:03

A quick guide to fixed costs for small businesses

If you’re running a small business, fixed costs are likely to form part of your budgeting commitments and can play an important part in your overall business plan. However, you may find that your business has different fixed costs to others, but also finances them in different ways. Let's take a closer look at what fixed costs are and how you might be able to deal with them efficiently.

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The three money stages before 30

Friday, 07 October 2016 14:21

Good financial habits can be great to learn and put in place when you are younger; however, it’s never too late to start learning. Here are three important stages of a young Australian's life; especially when it comes to money.

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A guide to managing your cash-flow for your small business

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 11:29

Cash flow can be a constant concern for any business manager. Whether you own a grocery store or are a self-employed tradesperson, cash flow might dictate your success and failure. Often, failure to manage cash-flow properly was an identified cause of business insolvencies from 2014 to 20151.

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The pros and cons of Family Guarantee loans

Monday, 19 September 2016 12:50

For many young Australians, home ownership may be harder to attain compared to previous generations. Many Australians are putting off buying their first home until later in life, while the overall home ownership rates across the nation have been dropping since the mid-1990's1. It seems like a grim scenario, but there are still solutions available - and it isn't just a matter of saving more or for longer for a larger deposit.

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Investing in property

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:43

Why invest in property?

Just like cash, shares, stocks and deposit account products, property might be an option to investors who would like to put their money to work. Whether for a passive supplementary income, a pathway toward financial independence or a retirement plan, real estate might offer you an efficient way towards achieving your financial goals.

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Common conveyancing terms when purchasing a home

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:27

Familiarise yourself with some common conveyancing terms

Buying a property can be a serious undertaking, and it pays to make sure you go into it fully informed. Conveyancing is an integral part of the purchase or selling process, so consider familiarising yourself with these important introductory conveyancing terms.

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