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Keeping the Economy Moving

The Morrison Government’s mind-bogglingly large support packages to get Australians through the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) shutdown have dominated headlines, and rightly so. Only months ago, the Australian economy was in relatively good shape and headed for [...]

By | May 7, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Hold on…bumpy markets ahead

After period of optimism, global investment markets have hit the panic button on fears about the possible economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). At times like these, it’s good to get some perspective. Australian shares [...]

By | March 2, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

The hunt for dividend income in 2020

With interest rates at historic lows and likely to stay that way for some time, retirees and other investors who depend on income from their investments are on the lookout for a decent yield. Income [...]

By | February 10, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

2019 Year in Review – A year of highs and lows

It was a year of extremes, with shares hitting record highs and interest rates at historic lows. Yet all in all, 2019 delivered far better returns than Australian investors dared hope for at the start [...]

By | January 21, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Steering through choppy seas

Like it or not, we live in interesting times. More than a decade after the Global Financial Crisis, the global economy is facing fresh headwinds creating uncertainty for policy makers and investors alike. This time [...]

By | December 3, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Positives & Negatives of gearing

Negatively gearing an investment property is viewed by many Australians as a tax effective way to get ahead. According to Treasury, more than 1.9 million people earned rental income in 2012-13 and of those about [...]

By | November 1, 2019|Blog|0 Comments
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