Author: Darren Foster

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How To Protect Your Loved Ones After You’re Gone

As the old saying goes, there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes.

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Investing In The Ageing Population

The most recent Intergenerational Report for instance, projected that the number of Australians aged 65 and over would more than double by 2055, compared with 2015.

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How To Escape The Credit Card Debt Trap

Australians owe a total of $45 billion in credit card debt, and about half of us continue to make low repayments and remain in debt month after month.

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Understanding SMSF Contributions

Your contributions can be made in two ways – by cash or an asset (known in the trade as ‘in specie’ contribution).

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How To Avoid A Money Meltdown With Your Partner

It makes the world go around, but money can be the source of serious problems among couples, in some cases leading to total relationship breakdowns.

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Market Volatility: An Overview

In times like these, it is important to understand the causes of market movements and how to minimise your risk.

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Six Things To Consider When Investing For Retirement

Many retirees are now less confident about this source of support, as a growing number of baby boomers are retiring and the number of working people to support them is not keeping pace.

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Economic Update – February 2019

The manufacturing PMI survey – a useful gauge of activity levels in the sector – came in below the 50 level; indicating challenging conditions.

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Our Response To The Royal Commission Into Financial Services

The final report of the Hayne Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry contains 76 recommendations all of which the Federal Government and Labor say they will support and implement.

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Investment Review of 2018 & Outlook for 2019

2018 saw reasonable global economic and profit growth and still low interest rates but it has been a rough year for investors with worries about the Fed, trade wars and global growth causing volatility and poor returns.

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Successful Investing Despite 115 Million Worries And Truth Decay

As we have observed in recent years, there seems to be a never-ending worry list for investors that is receiving greater prominence as the information age enables the ready and rapid dissemination of news and opinion.

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How Close Are We To A Cashless Society?

With tap and go payments becoming ever more popular and the advent of instant transfers between domestic bank accounts, how much longer will we be using cash as a form of payment? 

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