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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

How Super is your life Insurance

For most people, life insurance provides a safety net against unexpected events. This is particularly the case if you have a mortgage, debts or family who are dependent on you earning an income. In many [...]

By | October 3, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Pensions to Rise as Deeming Rates Fall

It’s been a long time coming, but up to 630,000 retirees could soon enjoy a small but welcome increase in their Age Pension payments following a cut in deeming rates used for the pension income [...]

By | September 11, 2019|Blog|0 Comments
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