Landlord tips for surviving the coronavirus crisis
From falling rental income to a possible glut in rental properties, the COVID-19 crisis spells bad news for landlords. But by keeping up to date with the latest news and moving to protect your wealth, you can survive the crisis and be prepared for the eventual bounce-back, writes DG Institute...
Coronavirus wills and estate planning
The importance of safeguarding your assets only really seems to make sense when there’s something to safeguard them against. The current Coronavirus pandemic is proving to be one such event – unprecedented times mean potentially unprecedented risk, writes DG Institute’s Founder and CEO...
Coronavirus protecting your finances
The situation with COVID-19 is changing daily, with new impacts on our health, society and the economy. While much is uncertain, you can be 100-percent sure that those who stay informed and take decisive action to protect their wealth will do best during the crisis – and during the recovery that...
how the safe harbour provisions will help businesses
In September of 2017 an amendment was made to the Australian Corporations Act of 2001. This new legislation was designed to assist businesses in restructuring or completing a successful turnaround during financially challenging times. The amendment was referred to as a safe harbour provision,...
Buying an investment property
Buying an investment property could lead you to riches or ruin. DG Institute CEO Dominique Grubisa offers some property investment tips for newcomers. Are you thinking about buying your first investment property? If so, it’s crucial that you don’t rush the process. The simple fact is that...
coronavirus on australian businesses
If you think the only impact of the coronavirus on Australian businesses is the inexplicable mad rush on supermarket supplies of toilet paper, you’d better think again, writes DG Institute’s Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Both the human and business impacts of the virus are currently a...
Property investment strategies
When you start investing, you’ll discover there are a lot of property investment strategies out there. In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa looks at two of the most common and explains the pros and cons of each. Before you get started as a property investor, you need a house...
Are you interested in creating a trust to protect assets? DG Institute’s Dominique Grubisa tells you what kind of trust will really protect your assets. (Many of them don’t.) Creating a trust to protect assets Don’t Buy into the Myth of Trusts Set Up a Vestey Trust Use the...
understanding cash flow problems in businesses
The saying “cash is king” may seem like a throwback in today’s e-commerce and contactless-dominated market, but reliable operating cash flow remains a crucial factor to a business or investment thriving or failing. Whether you’re a small business looking to grow your customer base or a...
RBA on Australian house prices
Interest rates have fallen to 0.5% in the last 12 months after the RBA started cutting aggressively to combat weak economic conditions. So what does this mean for property prices going forward? Australia’s interest rates are very quickly approaching zero after the RBA slashed the official cash...
The Seven Key Steps For Discretionary Trust
Have you thought about creating a discretionary trust? Australia offers several ways to protect assets, and this is one of them. DG Institute’s Dominique Grubisa explains what it is and how it can protect you. How To Set Up a Discretionary Trust? Select a Trustee Write the Trust...
How to fix my debt problems
“How to fix my debt problems?” is a question plaguing record numbers of Australians. In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa discusses debt management. How to fix my debt problems? List Your Expenses and Income Sources Account for Irregular Expenses Figure Out...
fast track to entrepreneurship
Starting your own business or buying a franchise aren’t the only ways of getting into the business world. A third alternative promises would-be entrepreneurs an affordable fast track to running a business, writes DG Institute’s Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. If you’re considering...
Time for a business turnaround
3 reasons there’s never been a better time for ‘business turn-arounds’ You no longer need a huge bank balance behind you to become an entrepreneur, writes DG Institute's Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. It’s the great Australian dream – quitting your job and making a profitable...
5 steps to a successful business turnaround
If you’re looking to enter the business world but don’t have the cash reserves to buy a business outright, the ‘leveraged business turn-around’ strategy could be for you. DG Institute’s Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains the five steps involved. There are countless Australians...
how to overcome financial loss
Do you know how to overcome financial loss? DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa offers some tips based on her own experience with debt. How to overcome financial loss Don’t Live in Denial Don’t Let Stress and Emotion Dictate Your Decisions Adjust Your Priorities Start...
Mortgage free life
What would you give for a mortgage-free life? In this article, DG Institute CEO Dominique Grubisa shows you how to eliminate mortgage debt quicker. Your mortgage is probably the biggest debt you will ever have. In Australia, it’s typically hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of debt that...
Ways to raise your credit score fast
Do you need to find ways to raise your credit score fast? In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa sheds light on some techniques that can help. Ways to raise credit score fast Use Experian Boost Manage Your Credit Utilization Ratio Review Your Credit Report...
the four types of business structure
Having the wrong business structure could leave you open to a number of financial issues. In this article, DG Institute CEO Dominique Grubisa explains each type of structure. The four types of business structures Sole Trader Business Structure Partnership Business Structure ...
Tips for choosing a builder
A bad builder will cost you money when you’re renovating a property. DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa checks in with her tips for choosing a builder. How to choose a builder for your house Always Check the Builder’s Portfolio Ask for References Check for Licenses and...
Renovation plan
DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa shows you how planning your perfect home renovation can help maximise your ROI. You need a renovation plan in place to make sure you don’t end up overcapitalising on your project. The key to succeeding as a house flipper is figuring out how to get the...
Coronavirus and the Australian Property Market
The coronavirus is all over the news globally at the moment. A potentially deadly strain of this respiratory virus broke out in Wuhan in China in December 2019. Here are some disturbing facts about it: the coronavirus is highly contagious. by mid-February, 15 cases of the coronavirus had...
Advantages of credit score
In this article, DG Institute’s Dominique Grubisa examines the importance of credit score. Specifically, she looks at the advantages of credit score strengthening. Australia is a country that is in billions of dollars of household debt. And don’t just take our word for it. According to a...
Irresponsible lending
You may be a victim of irresponsible lending without even knowing it. In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa explains how to identify the warning signs that might indicate that you have been granted unfair loans. Australia has a huge lending problem.  It’s not that people...
Investing in an existing business
Investing in an existing business can open up a world of possibilities for you. In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa shares a business success story from one of her students. In the world of business, a single decision can completely transform your fortunes. Sometimes that...
Consideration when setting up SMSF
SMSF Setup isn’t as complicated as you may think. However, there are several things to keep in mind when you create yours. DG Wealth Management’s digs into the most important things to get right in this article. Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) give you direct control over the money...
How do i refinance my home loan and save
DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa offers up some refinancing home loan tips. In this article, she goes over the advantages and obstacles to getting a refinance mortgage for your home. With all the interest rate drops, isn’t it about time you looked into refinancing your home loan? Maybe...
How to add value to your home
Are you wondering how to add value to your home? In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa outlines some cost-effective improvements that you can make when renovating your property. How to add value to your home on a budget? Create More Light and Space Update the...
Feasibility study for land development
Do you need a property development feasibility study? In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa explains the key steps elements you must consider when creating your development feasibility study. You have to conduct a lot of research before you even consider investing in a property...
Long term investment ideas
Many young adults don’t spend much time thinking about their financial futures. But with the right long-term investment strategies, you can create an even brighter tomorrow. DGI Institute’s Dominique Grubisa explains how. Long Term Investment Ideas Long-Duration Bonds ...
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