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Autumn Newsletter 2018


By | March 19, 2018|

Snapshot February 2018


By | February 5, 2018|

Snapshot January 2018


By | January 15, 2018|

2017 Year in Review

Investors had plenty to smile about in 2017, despite a world of worries on the geopolitical stage from the Middle East to North Korea and the South China Sea. The global economy continued its steady improvement and financial markets produced some excellent returns. Australia’s economy grew by 2.8% in the year to September, marking 26 [...]

By | January 15, 2018|

Summer Newsletter 2017


By | December 13, 2017|

Snapshot November 2017


By | November 21, 2017|

Snapshot October 2017


By | October 1, 2017|

Is technology really making it easier?

Much is made of the way that social media makes it easier to connect with friends and family you don’t see often. There’s a reason that Facebook’s tagline is the somewhat emotive: ‘...helps you connect and share with the people in your life’. Proponents of digital communications platforms say that accessibility and human-centred design means [...]

By | September 25, 2017|

Super Insurance

There are three types of insurance you can hold inside super: life, total and permanent disability (TPD) and income protection insurance. Many super funds automatically insure their members and will provide a (relatively small) payout if, for example, they die or suffer a debilitating accident. But the level of default cover is likely to fall [...]

By | September 13, 2017|

Economic Update

Most of the top 200 ASX-listed companies have now announced their results for the 2017 financial year and the overall report card is good.   According to CommSec, 90 per cent of companies reporting full-year results turned a profit while 91 per cent paid a dividend. Earnings were up a combined 67 per cent on [...]

By | September 4, 2017|