Author: Darren Foster

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9 Reasons Why A Recession Is Unlikely For Australia

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.

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The 2018-19 Financial Year in Review

Returns are likely to be okay over 2019-20 as conditions are not in place for recession. But expect constrained returns and bouts of volatility.

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How To Take Advantage Of Low Interest Rates

These are strange investing times, and our clients are continually seeking a better return on their investment funds.

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Let’s talk about aged care

Aged care can be a tough subject for many families to broach, but as we enjoy longer lives, there’s a growing likelihood that at least part of our final years may be spent in aged care.

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The financial and lifestyle upsides to saying sayonara to your adult kids

It’s usually inevitable your kids are going to grow up and one day move out of home. And, while research shows that women are generally more upset at the prospect of this than men are, the good news is many people report that once they come to terms with it, there are a number of upsides.

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Retirement planning in your 50s

While planning your retirement can mean different things to different people, more often than not, the type of retirement you can afford comes down to the plans put in place to set yourself up for the future.   

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Incorporating alternative investments in self-managed super funds

It’s no secret a diversified portfolio may help to protect your wealth from market ups and downs. Including investment alternatives in your self-managed super fund, may therefore provide additional diversification.

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How you can benefit from market fluctuations

When share markets experience a downturn, it’s easy to get nervous about the impact on your investments.

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Diversification – why it should be your best friend

Diversification is the act of spreading the money you have to invest across a number of different types of investments.

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7 super strategies for end of financial year

The end of the financial year is a good time to think about how you could grow your super and start saving for retirement. Here are some options you could consider to help your super work harder for you.

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Economic Update – May 2019

The subdued inflation print for the March quarter brought forward expectations of an interest rate cut in Australia.

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How Proposed Franking Credit Changes Could Affect Retirement Income And Goals

Franking credits and the uplift in income they deliver are crucial for every retiree’s investment strategy.

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