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We spend too much money on the elderly and not enough on children.

Politicians seeking votes constantly pander to seniors like calling for higher social security benefits and various other tax breaks. Seniors vote; kids don’t get to vote. 86 more words


A Super New Opportunity for EOFY 2018

For the first time in decades for employees, the approach of June 30 provides you with the perfect opportunity to make a tax-deductible contribution to your superannuation if it’s appropriate in your situation. 748 more words


Old Parliament House, Canberra

Having passed through Old Parliament House briefly years before, this time I wanted to have a good look.

It’s a lovely building, I think, anyway. There’s a warmth and comfort about it, not something you’d expect considering what it was used for, politics not being particularly warm and comforting. 547 more words


US Budget Deficit Hits $530 Billion In 8 Months, As Spending On Interest Explodes, by Tyler Durden

Here’s the deteriorating US budget situation in pictures. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

The US is starting to admit that it has a spending problem. 159 more words


This fair share garbage is getting really tiresome.🤢

The “wealthy” whomever that may be, cannot carry the cost of everything Americans want. The wealthy most certainly do pay their fair share and more. … 713 more words


Government Super Report reveals need for increased productivity

By Steve Blizard   10 June 2018

Over the past month there have been an unusually large number of articles about superannuation.

So what is going on? 932 more words


The new SG opt-out rules for high earners

By Meg Heffron  5 June 2018

There is one budget announcement that has received very little publicity – probably because it’s not controversial and is, in fact, just good old common sense. 822 more words