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Roland Rental celebrates $5mil milestone

Leading industry supplier Roland DG Australia announced that its successful finance program, Roland Rental, recently achieved a milestone of financing over $5 million dollars of Roland equipment in the last financial year. Roland Rental enables customers to purchase Roland equipment without the upfront investment. The unique program takes the hassle out of finance through industry

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EOFY – Planning now could save you precious dollars later

by Simon Shepherd of Morgans Financial Limited Don’t leave it to the last minute before thinking about tax effective strategies for your financial year end planning. Your tax planning should start early; below is a suggested timetable: During April and May • Start thinking about what deductible expenses you have incurred this year • Do

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Privacy Series: Changes to the Law

On 12 March 2014, the federal Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) changed. This law regulates how your personal information is handled by Australian Government agencies (not state and territory government agencies) and the private sector, including large businesses, credit bodies (like banks), not-for-profits and private health service providers. The new Privacy Act includes changes in

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Privacy Series: Social Media & Identity Theft

Social Media Social networking sites are one of the key places for sharing personal information. There’s no problem with staying in touch with friends on social media but you need to be aware of the risks and protect yourself and your friends. The 2013 OAIC Community attitudes to privacy survey shows that 60% of young

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Privacy Series: Top 10 Privacy Tips

1. Ask why your information is needed — what are they going to use it for? 2. Think before you disclose — you may not need to hand out your personal information 3. Don’t put large amounts of personal information on social networking sites 4. Check your records — make sure the information held about

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Privacy Series: The Truth About Your Credit Report

These days, everyone uses credit on a daily basis — credit and store cards, Paypal, even utility bills are a credit line. The ability to get credit is something we take for granted, but if something goes wrong it’s usually at the worst possible time — just as you’re about to commit to a large

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Privacy Series: Privacy Awareness Week 2014

Ecolease is a proud Privacy Awareness Week partner. Privacy Awareness Week is held every year to promote awareness of privacy issues and the importance of the protection of personal information. Privacy continues to be a hot issue for businesses, government agencies and of course you, our customers. We recognise that our customers value their privacy.

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Some Insight on Interest Rates

Most people view commercial interest rates from the perspective of their home loan rate. A logical beginning, but perhaps not very accurate. Firstly, funds used for home loans are derived predominantly from your hard earned cash deposits, and the interest rate usually moves closely with the RBA Cash Rate. Funds for business lending come from

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