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"Saying sorry and promising not to do it again has not prevented recurrence. The time has come to decide what is to be done in response to what has happened.” "The financial services industry is too important to the economy of the nation to allow what has happened in the past to continue or to
New Year’s resolutions are easy to make and even easier to break. One of the most common reasons we break our resolutions is that we set unrealistic goals that often cannot be achieved. The same rings true for New Year’s financial resolutions. That being said, it is also an opportunity to refresh and look ahead
Whenever the concept of valuing a business features in a conversation, the subject matter generally has to do with the stock market. Indeed, when it comes to publicly listed stocks, a business valuation often proves an integral part of any full-time investor’s investment thesis. Despite the strong tendency we have to associate business valuations with
Like any business investment, we look at the return we will receive. Some returns are more difficult than others to quantify and measure, others can be easily measured by reviewing Key Performance Indicators. For those business’s that toil with the constant challenge of enthusing their workforce to perform at a high level, then an investment
Cash flow. A term anyone involved in the world of business is familiar with. And for good reason, too, for rarely do we ever come across a metric that is both valuable and easy for most to understand. Defined simply as the net amount of money being transferred into and out of a business, cash
This year Ashfords sent five attendees to represent the firm at Xerocon in Brisbane. This was an exciting time for the team to meet with a range of different add on software providers within the app marketplace, and network with other professionals and share experiences. The Xerocon experience in Brisbane was actioned packed! Our team
The Federal Government recently announced that, as of 1 July 2018, downsizers aged 65 years or older may opt to contribute proceeds from the sale of their home (up to a total of $300,000 each) toward their super fund(s). Referred to as a downsizer contribution, it is treated as being non-concessional; existing in addition to