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The election economy

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

Neither the ‘election budget’ nor the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) dropping cash rates to their all-time low recently offers huge scope to be...Read more

The upside of spouse contribution splitting

Nerida Cole, Managing Director, Head of Advice

Superannuation was a key feature of this year’s Federal Budget and the breadth and complexities of the proposed changes are creating confusion for...Read more

A modern Greek tragedy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

In the last year, the birthplace of Western civilization has received a lot of attention on its economy – notably its debt. As the Greek debt crisis...Read more

Get your finances in shape today for a better future

Nerida Cole, Managing Director, Head of Advice

One of the many advantages of building a successful career is the opportunity that it provides to create a better life for the people you care most about....Read more

The cost of knowledge

Nerida Cole, Managing Director, Head of Advice

Rising education costs makes private education and university expensive. The cost of educating a child rose by five-and-a-half per cent in 2015 compared to...Read more

The status quo of investing

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

At the beginning of 2016, markets rolled in fear of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) tightening aggressively with a forecast of four rate rises in 2016. This...Read more

A recovery in resources

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

Following a tumultuous few years, there has been a recent recovery in key commodities such as oil and iron ore, however the balance of risks remains to the...Read more

The fate of the property bubble

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

As one of the most important asset classes for Australians, the fate of our residential property market affects much of our economy – from bank...Read more

Why cash still commands respect

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

The importance of cash within a portfolio cannot be understated. Cash may no longer be king but it still commands a place within a well diversified...Read more

10 investment lessons from 2015

Nerida Cole, Managing Director, Head of Advice

Australian interest rates continued to fall as did the price of resources amidst a weak outlook for the Australian economy, yet 2015 was not all bad news...Read more


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