January 23, 2018 by Powers Financial Group
Many of us will be tightening the spending belt after the festive season. Making resolutions to save more money during the new year is often on the list of New Year’s resolutions.
This month’s money challenge is focused on organising your budget so that you are aware of exactly how much you have to spend before you receive your next pay.Read More›
December 13, 2017 by Powers Financial Group
Welcome to the Powers Monthly Money Challenge.
With the spirit of Christmas in the air, it is easy for families to go overboard and lose track of their spending habits. Besides the gifts and the decorations, many families spend enormous amounts of money on food.Read More›
November 22, 2017 by Chloe Du Bois
The festive season is one of the greatest times of the year. Families and friends celebrate with wonderful traditions, unfortunately these can often cost large sums of money.
Here are some great simple money saving tricks for you to try this festive season.Read More›
October 23, 2017 by Powers Agribusiness & Finance
The Queensland State Government passed legislation late last week to create a new offence: industrial manslaughter. The law aims to increase accountability for workplace safety.
The bill was introduced following last year’s tragic events that took place at Dreamworld and Eagle Farm, which claimed a total of six lives.Read More›
October 23, 2017 by Brett Plant
At a recent seminar, a director of a large agribusiness company said that to make agribusiness investable, farmers need to change the way they farmed.
The key to this statement was that investors wanted a yield return for this asset class of between 7% and 10%, not dissimilar to what an investor can achieve with a medium quality industrial/office property investment.Read More›
October 23, 2017 by Estelle McMillan
Being happy at work matters and can have a positive impact on both an organisation and employees.
Most people spend a third of their day at work, many simply accept that a job is just a job .
With the amount of time spent at work, it is important that you are in a happy environment. Happiness at work can create a more productive, creative and committed team environment.Read More›
August 25, 2017 by Nicole Richter
Twenty years ago the first computer generated full length animated movie hit our cinemas. Toy Story took over four years to produce due to the limitations of the technology of the time. The computer generated scenes were placed on video tape and scootered through the halls to the film’s editors. Twenty years on, these scenes are now emailed to the editor instead.
Technology has evolved at a rapid pace over the last two decades and the impact is felt both at work and home. Due to the quick evolution of email, no rules or boundaries were set for its use, unlike the telephone. With the advancement of technology and easy access to a variety of technological devices, it is normal to be sending or receiving emails, messages or texts at all hours of the day and night.Read More›
August 25, 2017 by Hana Gibson
By taking charge of your money and finances, you will ease financial stress, feeling more secure and in control.
Being aware of your incoming and outgoing funds and creating a clear and concise budget is beneficial in both the short and long term. Budgeting is something you should keep in the forefront of your mind.Read More›
July 27, 2017 by Steph Young