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Winter is here and the end of financial year is just around the corner. In this June newsletter, we kick off with a look at franking credits, including a case study of how franking credits are treated within an SMSF.

If you are interested in importing products as a business or side hustle, then our second article is a must-read. We look at how you can get a free copy of your credit report and what is included in the report. Our article on dollar cost averaging is a reminder about "time in the market" not "timing the market" when it comes to investing.

Have you got too much on your plate? We finish off with 6 tips for conquering those feelings of overwhelm.

If you have any questions about any of the articles in our latest newsletter please contact this office on 9999 9999 or


Peter Talty

How do franking credits work?

A franking credit is a tax credit allocated to the shareholder. The tax credit can offset the tax that is due on the dividend. 


How to start importing

In an age when small businesses can order products from overseas at the click of a button, the risks involved with importing can be underestimated. But regardless of the size or methods of your purchases, importing is an exercise that shouldn't be taken lightly, especially by first-timers.


Check your credit health

If you've ever applied for credit or a loan, there will be a report about you with a credit reporting agency which lenders use to assess your ability to repay credit. You can get a free copy of your credit report each year to make sure it is correct.


Dollar-cost averaging: An investor's emotional circuit breaker

The latest bout of higher sharemarket volatility reinforces the potential benefits of a disciplined investment strategy called dollar-cost averaging. It can act as an investor’s emotional circuit breaker and a means to progressively create long-term wealth.


How to stop feeling overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed is a sign that you've got too much on your plate; here's how to conquer this feeling and organise your work effectively.