Italy is a worry – but 3 reasons not to be concerned about an Itexit

Published: May 22, 2018

So far this year geopolitical developments have been having a significant impact on investment markets. Most of these revolve in some way around President Trump and the US: with the threat of a trade war between the US and China (although “constructive” talks between the two add to confidence that a trade war will be […]

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An additional 21 great investment quotes

Published: May 17, 2018

Investing can be frustrating and depressing at times, particularly if you don’t understand how markets work and don’t have the right mindset. The good news is that the basics of investing are timeless, and some have a knack of encapsulating these in a sentence or two that is both insightful and easy to understand. In […]

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Types of exchange traded products

Published: May 16, 2018

Exchange traded products (ETPs) are traded on the stock exchange just like shares, which provide investors with benefits including ease of buying and selling, competitive cost, and diversification. Investors now have access to a greater diversity of ETPs, with four major types of ETP structures now trading on the ASX. Listed Investment Companies (LICs) LICs […]

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Help achieve your investment goals with dynamic asset allocation

Published: May 16, 2018

The investment landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. Deleveraging has become an ongoing theme; central banks have played a significant role in guiding the economy and extreme swings in investor sentiment have all contributed to market volatility. All this will likely continue to impact the reliability of future investment returns. Investment cycles prevail The […]

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Is your home underinsured?

Published: May 15, 2018

Cold weather and faulty appliances can be a dangerous combination in winter – especially if your home is underinsured. As we head into winter, now is the time to check your home heating appliances – and your home and contents cover. The cooler months typically see an uptick in home insurance claims with a rise […]

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Federal Budget roundup 2018-19

Published: May 14, 2018

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down his third Federal Budget. Among the proposed changes, he announced tax cuts and changes to super and social security. Read on for a round-up of the proposals put forward and a look at how they might affect your household expenses and financial future, whatever your stage of life. Remember, […]

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Federal Budget roundup 2018-19

Published: May 14, 2018

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down his third Federal Budget. Among the proposed changes, he announced tax cuts and changes to super and social security. Read on for a round-up of the proposals put forward and a look at how they might affect your household expenses and financial future, whatever your stage of life. Remember, […]

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How much super should I have at my age?

Published: May 2, 2018

We look at the average super balances for different age groups in Australia so you can see how your super savings compare. A healthy super balance can be a key ingredient in being able to live the life we want in retirement. But for many people, retirement is a long way off, and it can […]

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