DFK Crosbie Blog

Wednesday 27th September 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

 

1. What is asset protection?

Asset protection involves planning to protect assets from potential future financial setbacks such as creditor claims, business failure and family disagreements. It is a risk management strategy, designed to provide individuals with a degree of protection.
 
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Friday 11th August 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Scam emails and cybercrime are becoming common as data and businesses move online.  It used to be a prince from Nigeria emailed, saying you will receive large amounts of money if you help get the money out of Nigeria by providing your bank account details.

Now, these scammers and hackers have evolved with technology to produce

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Friday 28th July 2017
Category: Wealth Management
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The traditional view of work is that it’s something we wouldn’t otherwise do, without the financial reward of getting paid… such that the whole point of work in the modern era is to earn and save enough to get to the point where you can “retire” and not need to work anymore.

Yet research on what actually

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Monday 24th July 2017
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

How to use your own live data for successful business planning and strategy.

As a small to medium business owner, chances are you want to grow your business to achieve your goals and ultimately enjoy the fruits of your labour. Technology is certainly on your side. Today’s accounting software makes the financial

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Monday 5th June 2017
Category: Wealth Management
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By  Stephanie Oakley

If you knew you could be happier and make better decisions by blinding yourself, would you do it? Ok, not complete blindness, but just to those factors you decided in advance were irrelevant.

This idea – intentionally blind yourself to irrelevant information – has serious merit. There is convincing evidence that we are strongly

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Monday 10th April 2017
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Each year the Australian Securities and Investments Commission reports on the number of reported possible misconducts by Directors. From the findings, 47% of the alleged breaches related to financial matters being; the failure to keep appropriate financial records (19.2%) and trading whilst insolvent (27.8%).

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Monday 20th March 2017
Category: Tax
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By  Stephanie Oakley
With 31 March and the end of the Fringe Benefits Tax year just around the corner, now is the time to take advantage of last minute tax planning opportunities. Below is a summary of the most common types of fringe benefits, and their tax treatment:
 

MOTOR VEHICLES

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Friday 3rd March 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The first Friday in March is employee appreciation day. In reality, you should appreciate your employees every day, but if there's one unmissable day to appreciate employees, this is it.

Appreciation is the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.

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Monday 30th January 2017
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

In this blog we discuss the dynamics of transitioning to a small business and the challenges you may encounter along the way, including building a team, letting go of responsibilities, and most significantly… changing your mindset!

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Monday 16th January 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

There has been a fair amount of media around fully flexible work arrangements and a much broader idea that people can now work from anywhere in the world, so should we let them. Here are some of the things learnt along the journey into fully flexible work arrangements.

 

The Flexibility Deal

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