Over recent years, Managed Accounts have become far more popular and accessible due to improvements in technology.Download >
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December closed out 2019 on a positive note with equities, bonds and commodites all raling as key economic data steadied and the US and China agree to sign the Phase One trade deal. Central banks, including our Reserve Bank, flagged their intention to keep providing liqudity support for the foreseeable future.Read more >
November was a good month for euity markets as the broad risk-on thesem continued. Both the local and US equity markets reached new highs. In contract, the performance of bond markets was mixed, especially for the global bond markets. where expectations of further interest rate cuts have diminished.Read more >
After starting October on a cautious note, markets became a little more optimistic about global economic conditions as the month progressed. News that the US and Chine would sign the so-called "Phase 1" agreement in the trade dispute contributed to the markets improved mood, as did the Ferderal Reserve cutting the cash rate by another 0.25%.Read more >
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We are often asked the question ‘how much should I leave for my children’, especially when children are not being treated equally or a child is estranged. Unfortunately, there is no magic answer. If the child is an eligible applicant under the applicable State or Territory legislation for estate claims, the individual should try and make adequate and proper provision for that child even if they do this reluctantly.Read more >
Interest on a loan or that you receive on a deposit can be calculated in two ways: by simple interest or compound interest. How interest is calculated matters over time and that’s why financial advisers recommend paying down debt as quickly as possible and adding regularly to investments, especially very long-term investments like superannuation.Read more >