The financial impact of a furry friend

There are over 29 million pets in Australia with approximately 61% of households owning one of these 29 million pets. Of that 61%, most are dog owners at 40%, followed by cat owners at 27%. In 2019, over 60% of dog and cat owners considered their pet as a member of their family[1] – which means we want to treat them well and keep them in good health for a long and happy life, but at what cost?

In this article we take a look at the benefits of pets and the costs involved with keeping them – which should be considered in your household budget!

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Do you have more than one super account?

Did you know there is over 10[1] million Australians with a superannuation account, approximately 36% of which hold more super accounts, which make up  $20.8[2] billion in ‘lost super’. Is some of that yours?

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How will you reach your financial goals?

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Most people have some sort of financial goal or aspiration, but may not know how to get there. It may seem like a steep climb, but with professional help and a sound financial plan, you may be able to reach your goals faster.

Discuss your financial goals online

If you are not able to visit us in person, or it is more convenient to work with us digitally, we have the capability and technology to make it easier for us to connect with you. We have also considered how we can do this in a safer online environment.

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Own, rent or travel – what is your retirement lifestyle preference?

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As record numbers of Australians transition into retirement, considering your retirement lifestyle, the cost of living and your expected annual retirement income, is crucial in your retirement planning.

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