Day: February 13, 2018

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Economic Update – February 2018

Market and economic overview.

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The pullback in shares – seven reasons not to be too concerned

The recent share pullback has seen much coverage and generated much concern. This is understandable given the rapid falls in share markets seen on some days.

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Top 5 investment themes for 2018

Investors spent 2017 monitoring activity in the US, political rhetoric and disruption, economic turmoil in the UK, North Korean activity and the impact of a range of natural disasters. So what should they consider in 2018?

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New legislation aims to benefit first home buyers and downsizers

Changes aimed at improving housing affordability have passed through parliament. See what the new rules could mean for you.

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7 healthy habits that could improve your bank balance this year

See how you could benefit your body, while upping the change in your back pocket at the same time.

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How to avoid isolation and stay safe in retirement

It’s a common enough scenario facing many older Australians: you find yourself living alone, due to divorce or the death of a partner, and the kids have moved away – often interstate or overseas – leaving you with no close family nearby.

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6 tips for managing money and memory loss

Memory loss in your later years can be difficult, emotionally as well as financially. That’s why having a conversation with your loved ones, or devising a plan early on, could broaden your options and at the same time, help ensure your wishes are met should things take an unexpected turn.

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Use your SMSF to teach your kids about finance

With self-managed super funds (SMSFs) permitted to have up to four members, it may be a surprise for some to learn that approximately 70% of SMSFs have only two members and about a further 23% only have one. 

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