How to maximise business tax deductions NOW!

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With small business owners now submitting quarterly Business Activity Statements, the old days of rushing to the accountant in the last week of June with a shoe box full of paperwork for some last minute ‘tax planning’ is largely behind us. That said we are all time poor, and as we approach the last quarter…


Business Insurances: How to take the strain off cash flow

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When you run a business, there are multiple insurance policies you simply need to have and undoubtedly the costs add up. With many business insurances, you are expected to pay the full year’s premiums in one lump sum. This can place strain on cash flow and your business but there are now better ways to…


$14 billion in lost super – is it yours?

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Did you know that more than $14 billion dollars is sitting in over 5 million lost super accounts?* If you have had different jobs with different employers over your working career, you will probably have superannuation accounts in several funds. Do you know where all of your super is? Whether you have multiple super accounts…


GFG Awarded Top Business Loan Writer

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Well the year has started well for the Green Team with this week’s announcement that we’ve been honoured as one of Australia’s Top 10 Commercial Business Writers in industry publication The Adviser’s 2016 poll. This is the second year in a row we’ve been recognised among Australia’s ‘best of the best’ from within the commercial…


No personal insurance. Is it worth the gamble?

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James worked in the army and later in mining, lived a fit and healthy life and had regular health checks with his GP. In 2014 James had a heart attack due to undiagnosed heart disease, and like 75% of other debilitating injuries he was not covered by Workers’ Compensation*. The result: double bypass surgery. Four…


Five in a Row – GFG Top Aussie Commercial Broker

For the fifth year in succession we have been awarded as one of Australia’s Top 10 Commercial Finance Brokers in the Mortgage Professional Australia (MPA) Magazine’s annual poll (issue 16.11). Founder and Director, Daniel Green, acknowledged as the country’s number one loan writer based on number of finance deals, has taken out the 4th ranking in a…


To fix or not to fix? – That is the question!

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Interest rates are lower than they have ever been, and we are now seeing five year fixed rates under 4% p.a.! With unprecedented low rates, now might be the time to consider fixing part of, or even your whole loan – but there are many things to consider before locking it in, including:  Pros  …


Retirement: Pension VS Superannuation

Retirement often boils down to two options. The first is to rely on the Age Pension. The second is to get advice early, save diligently, build a significant nest egg, and run your own retirement.   The Pension Option   The Self-Funded Alternative Age Pensions vary dependent upon whether you are single or a couple,…


GFG Recognised in Top 10 Aussie Brokerages 2016

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Green Finance Group was this week named in Mortgage Professional Australia Magazine’s Top 10 Independent Finance Brokerage Awards, ranked number seven in the poll for Australia’s best finance brokerages. It’s the second year running that we’ve taken out the honours and we put it down to our continued focus to diversify services and specialties in line…


GFG Opens Private Client Services Division

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Queensland-based banking and finance professional Drewe Barrett, a former international banking executive with HSBC and Bankwest, has joined the Green Finance team, offering private banking services to businesses and business owners. Drewe draws on his extensive finance experience to provide strategic financial advice to corporates, medium-sized enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and high net worth individuals, focusing on…