Minerds Bell Newsletter – March 2024

29 February

Client Bulletin From Andrew Harris – Principal of Minerds Bell Consultancy Group Hi, welcome to our March Update, the first for 2024. The team are all back on deck and excited about the year ahead. There are a couple of...[Read More]

2023 December Minerds Bell Newsletter

4 December

From Natalie Bordun – Senior Financial Planner   Hi, welcome to our last update for the year. The office Christmas tree is up, and all our Advisers and staff are working hard completing reviews, advice, and other requests for you....[Read More]

2023 November Minerds Bell Update

6 November

From Andrew Harris – Principal of Minerds Bell Consultancy Group Hi, welcome to our November update. This is my final update for the year. Early next month Tanya, I and the kids will be heading overseas for Christmas and the New Year...[Read More]

The feeling of looking back at an old photo and acknowledging you did OK

7 March

In the maddening rush of life, you may find yourself looking for ways to improve your mood, alleviate stress, and enhance your sense of satisfaction.   One surprising yet effective strategy is immersing yourself in the nostalgic embrace of old...[Read More]

Discover the World: Top Overseas Holiday Destinations for Every Traveller

7 March

When considering overseas holiday destinations, it’s essential to factor in your interests, whether they lie in exploring cultural cities, relaxing on tropical beaches, immersing in nature, or seeking adventure.    Here are some top overseas...[Read More]

Ways to help your child with buying their first home

7 March

In today’s economic climate, it’s increasingly common to help your child with their first home.   In this article, we’re going to look at three options to help you do this.   Why not take a look at the pros and cons of each and choose the...[Read More]

Redefining Riches: Embracing a Holistic Vision of Wealth in the 21st Century

7 March

Wealth, traditionally measured by the yardstick of financial resources, has undergone a paradigm shift, mirroring the evolving values of today’s society. The contemporary concept of wealth transcends the accumulation of money, recognising that a...[Read More]

Oliver’s insights – 21 great investment quotes

6 March

Introduction Investing can be scary and confusing at times. But the basic principles of successful investing are timeless and quotes from experts help illuminate these. This note revisits a series on insightful quotes on investing I first started a...[Read More]

Inflation results show signs of waning price pressures

6 March

Steady latest inflation results may seem disappointing at face value but are better than the jump economists were expecting. The Australian Bureau of Statistics monthly consumer price index data, a key measure of inflation, lifted by 3.4 per cent in...[Read More]

Millions of welfare recipients to get boost in payments

6 March

Australians on social security are set to receive more money in their pockets when payments are indexed. Those on the age pension, disability support pension and carer payment will pocket an extra $19.60 for singles and $29.40 for couples combined...[Read More]

Economy grows 0.2 per cent in December quarter

6 March

Australia’s economy expanded 0.2 per cent in the December quarter, propped up by government spending and private business investment. The quarterly lift in the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ official growth measure was a touch softer than...[Read More]

Electric cars crash Aussie records but utes top charts

6 March

Electric cars made up almost one in 10 new vehicles sold in Australia, according to new data, in the best result for the low-emission technology to date. But the popularity of diesel utes also soared by 26 per cent in Australia during February,...[Read More]

Investment markets and key developments – Weekly market update 01/03/24

6 March

US, Eurozone and Japanese shares rose to new record highs in the past week helped by key US inflation data coming in as expected and leaving the Fed on track to cut rates from around mid-year. For the week US shares rose 0.9%, Eurozone shares rose...[Read More]

Big end of town ready on new climate regime

6 March

A survey shows big business is largely ready for Australia’s new climate disclosure regime that is slated to start soon, despite a strong pushback that could cause a delay. A climate governance study released on Tuesday by the Australian Institute...[Read More]

Getting your business on the right track

6 March

Deputy Commissioner Small Business, Will Day, provides advice on how to get the basics right. If you’re looking to start a new business, we want to help you get on the right track, right from the start. And if you are running an...[Read More]

WorkCover changes to pass after premiums deal reached

6 March

The Victorian government and opposition have brokered a deal to push through contentious changes to the state’s broken worker insurance scheme. Premiums for businesses under the WorkCover scheme will be frozen for the 2024/25 financial year under...[Read More]

‘Energy from waste’ licence milestone for cleaner paper

6 March

An emissions-busting project aims to save a paper mill, create hundreds of jobs and take the equivalent of 50,000 cars off the road by converting waste to energy. Recycling Victoria on Monday announced the state’s first “energy from waste”...[Read More]