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What does 2019 Federal Budget mean to our economy - Mercer Super AU
It’s the economy…and a looming election

Billions of dollars in tax cuts for middle income earners took centre stage last night in this election-year Budget.

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China’s trash: Australia’s treasure

A new plan argues that investing in the domestic recycling sector could have substantial benefits

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No winners in an all-out trade war

The World Bank has warned growing trade tensions risk plunging the world into another global financial crisis.

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The heavy weight of household debt

With household savings at near record lows and rising levels of debt, some commentators say that middle-class Australians are living in poverty.

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Trade tensions spark warnings

Growing tension between the US and major trading partners risks plunging the world into another global financial crisis, the World Bank has warned.

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Video: Budget goes for young and old

Mercer Financial Advice leader Richard Ebbs says there's plenty in this budget for young superannuation members and older folk

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Franking my Dear, should we give a damn?

With a Federal Election due in 2019 it’s not only government announcements that warrant investors’ attention.

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Taking care of ageing business

The Federal Government has announced 14,000 new high-level home care packages to help older Australians stay in their own homes

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Besotted by blossoms

Who grew your Valentine’s Day roses? And what does the rest of the year have in store for growers? We unearth the facts and figures on the Australian flower industry.

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Australia trades

Over the 2016-17 financial year China accounted for roughly a quarter of Australia's two-way trade

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Trading with Japan

Old enemies can sometimes become great bedfellows and there are few better examples than the ties between Australia and Japan.

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India’s livewire economy

India is enjoying a stellar economic run and is now hot on China’s heels for the title of world’s fastest growing economy.

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