Debt Recovery
Unfortunately, more and more Australians are getting deeper into debt. Even before the coronavirus hit, Australia had the second-largest level of household debt in the world. The average Australian household owed $350,000 pre-COVID-19, and the economic impact of the pandemic restrictions are likely...
A combination of good luck and good management has so far helped Australia avoid a COVID-19 housing crash. But beware because the market is changing. With the economy reeling again from fresh outbreaks, the housing market may be set to fall, writes DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. We were...
Stealing a deal at a auction - DG Institute
Things To Know About House Auctions Buying a house at auction Auction house advantage How to prepare for an auction How to bid at an auction Tips for bidding at auction How auctions works for house Buying a house at an auction Auctions are loved by agents...
What is Bankruptcy?
Unfortunately, bankruptcy numbers in Australia are likely to rise due to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa outlines the key things you need to know about bankruptcy. What is bankruptcy? What it means to be bankrupt How...
Money has never been tighter for many Australian households as the country weathers the COVID-19 storm. But the dream of home ownership or property investment might be more accessible than you think. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains how to pick up a house for little more than the cost...
Negotitation tactics to tame your debt
Financial pressure from the COVID-19 crisis is pushing ever-increasing numbers of Australians into debt which they cannot repay. While some will go bankrupt, others will use smart negotiation tactics to reduce or cancel their debts and rebuild their lives, writes DGI Founder and CEO Dominique...
As coronavirus continues to strangle the Australian economy, an estimated 1.5 million owner-occupied households are under extreme mortgage stress. Experts tip a massive wave of foreclosures, with urban areas in NSW, Victoria and Queensland among the worst hit. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa...
Property Investment Australia
Property investment Australia is all about creating long term wealth through real estate investment. Over a long period of time, property investment in Australia has been the one asset class that has consistently seen steady growth. Table Of Content Why should you consider buying an...
With corporate offices closed due to coronavirus, millions of extra Australians have begun working from home. Don’t miss out when it comes to claiming the cost of this added burden at tax time. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains the key deductions to watch out for this year. Has...
How to become a property developer - DG Institute
Property development in Australia is an increasingly popular choice for people changing careers. Here, DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa outlines the key things you need to know about property development as a first timer. Everything you need to know about property development? 5...
What is a recession
It’s official. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced that the Australian economy had entered a recession. But what does the term ‘recession’ actually mean? And how will the ongoing downturn affect you and your family? DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains. What is a...
Flipping Houses in Australia
There’s plenty of interest in buying and selling distressed property. But what are the mechanics of the process? DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa outlines the 10 key steps to flipping houses and explains how you can make a profit while helping the property owner solve their financial...
Trade wars between australia and china
If you think COVID-19 is the only major threat to Australia’s economy in 2020, think again. Increasing tension in our relationship with China has the potential to cost the country tens of billions of dollars in exports – with devastating impacts for ordinary Australians. DGI founder and CEO...
Australian Housing Sector
While the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the housing sector haven’t been as immediate as on retail and hospitality, they are coming – and they will reshape the residential property landscape. Preparing now will give you your best chance of picking up a bargain and building your wealth...
Distressed Business Covid Opportunity
The coronavirus pandemic is rapidly reshaping the Australian business landscape. While many will only see hardship, there’s plenty of opportunity for far-sighted entrepreneurs willing to invest in struggling businesses, writes DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Experts have...
Worldwide efforts are helping to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but there’s no stopping the massive economic downturn that COVID 19 is causing. Now is the time for those with significant assets to move to protect them, writes DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Up until now,...
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...
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