A house not only serves as a place to live, but as a long-term investment, a measure of household wealth and a source of consumer spending.
Being actively involved in how and where your super is invested, could make a real difference to your retirement savings over the long-term.
Here we look at five global themes that are currently playing out in world markets, and how they may potentially impact their investment portfolios.
When it comes to choosing between different investment options, they generally fall into two broad categories, defensive and growth assets.
If you want to diversify your investment portfolio to spread your risk across different asset classes, sectors or geographic markets, you may be limited by the amount of money you have available to invest.
Before taking out a share investment loan, you should ensure that you can service the costs associated with the loan, including repayment of the loan principal.
We value immediate rewards over rewards in the distant future. This tendency to want instant gratification is hard wired from birth.
Australian equities followed global equity markets higher as prospects of more stimulatory monetary policies both here and in the US drove Australian shares to all-time highs during the month of July.
For some time our view has been a less upbeat on the Australian economy than the consensus and notably the RBA. The reasons were simple.