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Do I have enough money for retirement?

Superannuation is a vital part of all Australians’ lives. However, statistics suggest we all can do better to prepare our financials for the future. With this in mind, how can Oncore Services help bridge this gap for contractors and their families in the future?

Oncore Wealth: Amended Government superannuation package

Following extensive consultation, the Government has released an amended Superannuation package. Some measures remain largely unchanged while others, such as the lifetime $500,000 non-concessional cap and the removal of the work test for over-65s, have been replaced or scrapped altogether. Once legislated, most measures will take effect from 1 July 2017. There are still many […]

Growing your Super: Getting it right as a contractor

Being a contractor certainly has its perks. For one, you’re able to pick the jobs that suit you, in the regions where you want to work. What’s more, it’s easy to grow your skill set by working on a large number of diverse projects, sometimes in entirely different industries. Australian IT contractors especially are in […]

Superannuation gender gap closes – survey

While superannuation is considered an important financial safety blanket for the future, it has been revealed that there is still a significant gap between males and females. According to Roy Morgan, men who hold a superannuation fund have an average balance of $158,100 in the year to June. However, women still trailed by close to 35 per […]

Most Australians ask for superannuation help

Establishing a trusted and reliable superannuation provider is of the upmost importance for Australians – given the rising cost of living. However, with many different providers in the market today, most Australians need an element of assistance in making the right decisions for themselves and their families. This fact is reinforced by the results of […]

Superannuation for end of tax year 2014-15: Do you know how much you have contributed?

The end of the 2014-15 taxation year is approaching fast and now is a good time to review the contributions that employers (including Oncore) have made to your super fund/s. The best way to check what has been contributed for you is to create a myGov account and link to the ATO to see details of all […]

Superannuation and personal tax changes effective in the 2014 Budget

Last month’s budget announcement was big news in Australia, taking over our radio, news stations and water cooler conversations. The most important thing to really know about it however, is how does it affect you? Our Wealth Management team have collated and compiled the relevant information for you that’s come out of the budget so […]