Federal Budget 2021-22

2021-22 Federal Budget roundup As the COVID economic landscape continues to take shape, Australian Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has handed down the 2021-22 Federal Budget. Among the proposed changes, he announced continuing tax relief for lower earners, help for older Australians to save for retirement and more assistance for first home buyers. Read on for a round-up of the proposals, and a look at how they might affect your household expenses and financial future. Remember, at the moment these are just …

The 2021-22 Australian Budget – spending the growth windfall to further grow the economy towards full employment | AMP Capital

The 2021-22 Australian Budget – spending the growth windfall to further grow the economy towards full employment Key points The Government now expects the Federal budget deficit to peak at $161bn this financial year (down from $214bn in October’s Budget) and fall to $107bn in 2021-22. The windfall to the budget from stronger growth is being spent on extra stimulus. Return to budget surplus looks more than a decade away. Key measures include more spending …

APR 21 – Federal Budget & global markets update | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS APR 21 – Federal Budget & global markets update   After a historical Federal Budget spending spree in 2020, what impact will the 2021 Budget have on the recovery? In this webinar Shane Oliver, Chief Economist & Head of Investment Strategy will give an update on the 2021 Budget:   12 May, 2021 By Dr Shane Oliver Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP Capital Sydney, Australia Important information While every …

Market Update 07 May | AMP Capital

  Market Update 07 May   Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets mostly rose over the last week helped by good earnings and dovish central banks. US, European and Japanese shares rose but Chinese shares fell. Helped by the positive global lead and a dovish RBA the Australian share market also rose making a new recovery high with very strong gains in materials, energy and financial stocks. While the ASX200 has …

The return of geopolitical risk? – what to watch over the remainder of 2021 | AMP Capital

The return of geopolitical risk? – what to watch over the remainder of 2021 Key points Geopolitical issues generate much interest but don’t necessarily have a significant impact on markets. But geopolitical risks are higher than prior to the GFC reflecting three big themes: a populist backlash against economic rationalist policies; the falling relative power of the US; and the polarising impact of social media. After a lull following the transition to President Biden, key …

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund 2021

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is again offering amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1 million in grants. Individuals of all ages, interests and walks of life who are working to make a positive impact can apply by 9 June 2021 at https://www.ampstomorrowfund.com.au/ Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 30/04/2021 Source You may also like 14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger years 14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger …

Market Update 30 April | AMP Capital

Market Update 30 April   Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets were mixed over the last week with US shares rising to new record highs helped by good economic data, strong earnings and more stimulus and Chinese shares rising but European and Japanese shares fell. Australian shares also fell back slightly as the local market continues to work off technically overbought conditions after its early April surge. Weakness in retailers, …

Four ways to save more for a rainy day | Money & Life

Four ways to save more for a rainy day Having access to savings can be vital when an emergency strikes. But making the most of your savings by earning interest can also help you get ahead financially. Discover ways to help your savings grow without leaving yourself stuck for extra cash. Last year our FPA Money & Life Tracker: Covid edition survey asked over 2,000 Australians how the pandemic has made a difference to their finances and …

Smart strategies for paying down debt | Money & Life

Smart strategies for paying down debt To get on top of your finances, clearing debts is essential but how can you find a strategy that’s going to work for you and your money habits?  Explore some of the ways to go about tackling your debts so you can start working towards your other financial goals. Being in debt can really wear you down, both financially and emotionally. Whether it’s a single large credit card balance …

Market Update 23 April 2021 | AMP Capital

Market Update 23 April 2021 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets generally fell over the last week with first worries about the resurgence in global coronavirus cases and then reports that President Biden will propose a doubling in capital gains tax for high income earners weighing on markets. Although Chinese shares managed to rise from a double bottom after sharp falls since February, US, European and Japanese shares fell. Despite the …