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Why super is still super – strategies for tax-effective investing

Ishara Rupasinghe, Executive Director

It wasn’t long ago you could salary sacrifice much larger amounts into super each year. But now, with the annual concessional contribution limit set...Read more

Understanding the impact of inflation on investments

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

There has been significant media rhetoric surrounding the weakness in Australian inflation, and with it, some confusion as to the impact of inflation on...Read more

Is your investment portfolio ready for disruptive technologies?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

Finding new ways of doing things that disrupt traditional business methods are at the heart of disruptive innovation – who knows what the phone market...Read more

What the recent rise in the Aussie dollar means for investing

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

Market attention in July and August was—unsurprisingly—focussed firmly on the path of the Australian dollar (AUD). After it broke free from its...Read more

How Amazon's Australia launch could disrupt local retailers

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

Amazon's impending Aussie entrance is forecast to cost local retailers up to $12 billion – the amount analysts believe the mega online retailer...Read more

Tips for investing in a low interest rate world

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

As you get closer to retirement, the natural tendency is to allocate your investment portfolio to defensive assets to help preserve the capital you’ve...Read more

What’s behind the divergence between US and Australian markets?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

As a country that weathered the GFC better than most, Australia is now seen to be a major underperformer behind the US. Or are we? Headline figures reveal...Read more

What do Australian company results reveal about prospects for the Australian sharemarket?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

The February reporting season was relatively strong, indicating our corporate sector is in reasonable shape. A total of 142 ASX 200 companies reported their...Read more

Is it wise to capitalise on low interest rates to invest in residential property?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

The continual decline of interest rates still dominates Australian residential property market discussions. Record low rates have encouraged investors and...Read more

Could investing in disruptive technology provide sustainable diversification?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

New ways of doing things that disrupt or overturn traditional business methods and practices are at the heart of disruptive innovation. And we see them...Read more

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