Understanding Your Pension after Retirement in Australia

by Melvyn Gilbert | Sep 18, 2019 | Blog

Are you looking to retire soon? - Knowing how much you’ll need to live comfortably in retirement can be a challenge.

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The Million Dollar Question - Buy or Rent?

by Gerald Chikwanda | Sep 06, 2019 | Blog

Owning a house has long since been an Australian dream. The process was the same; rent at first, save for a deposit then jump into ownership at the earliest. This way of life made for a predictable housing pattern. Nowadays, however, behaviours have changed, especially in Western Australia. A need for lifestyle flexibility, difficulties in saving for a home deposit and a lack of confidence in...

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Black-tie dinner to end homelessness – Really?

by Charles Rinaldi | Aug 30, 2019 | Blog

Fancy dining experiences and black-tie functions seem to be somewhat becoming a trend in fundraising lately. However, does that extravagance hurt the cause more than it helps? With several charities taking this approach, it is increasingly coming under scrutiny and becoming much criticised. People have more than often voiced disappointment over such classy evenings being nothing more than another...

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Standing up to the ATO: Fortuna Advisory Group wins $0.5 million tax objection

by Stephen Gethin | Aug 13, 2019 | Blog, News

Fortuna Accountants & Business Advisors along with Fortuna Legal combined to successfully object to an amended assessment issued by the ATO which sought to impose additional tax, penalties and loss denials on a restaurant group of over $500,000.

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Which Type of Super Fund is Right for You?

by Louise Davies | Jun 12, 2019 | Blog, News

Superannuation.

Every working Australian has it, we all need it, but not all of us take the time to think about exactly what is happening with our money.

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What are Variable Home Loans all about?

by Louise Davies | May 23, 2019 | Blog

When considering a home loan, you need to decide on the type of loan to apply for. Because of their flexibility and low rates when compared to other types of mortgage products, many people opt for variable loans. So, what are these variable home loans all about - is this type of loan right for you? 

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Fortuna - Australian Accounting Award Finalists 2019

by Gerald Chikwanda | Apr 26, 2019 | News

At Fortuna we believe in providing exceptional results through commitment and accountability. To see this belief appreciated by our clients and all who support us is truly humbling for everyone in Fortuna.

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Financing your Entrepreneurial Venture - An Overview

by Melvyn Gilbert | Apr 15, 2019 | Blog

Considering that Australia has a comparatively high percentage of people who are currently aspiring to start their own business over the next 5 years, this topic is highly contemporary and one much sought after.

One is correct in assuming that most successful businesses have a robust plan and thus, as a first set of action, one should put their thoughts down on paper. A Business Plan provides...

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The Fake Invoice SCAMS- 2 Things you can do to avoid fraud.

by Dinesh Aggarwal | Apr 10, 2019 | Blog

Many businesses have yet again fallen prey to cyber-criminals with a new scam that has fooled them into losing millions of dollars. The latest scam concerns fake invoices that are made to look as realistic as possible, sent from a legitimate-looking email address and showcasing many of the signs of real invoices.

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Passing of Superannuation after death

by Stephen Gethin | Apr 01, 2019 | Blog

The critical objective of estate planning is to ensure that the right people get your assets after you pass away. Traditionally this is done via a Will; however, it is now common for a third or more of a family’s wealth to be in superannuation, which is not automatically covered by your will.

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