Financial strategies

Reducing the risks of borrowing to buy an investment property

Despite increasing concern about the possibility of a sharp fall in property prices, especially for apartments, investor demand for properties continues to increase, with bank lending to...

Daryl Dixon, 31 March 2017, The Canberra Times

Should pension fund investors take profits now?

With the Australian and US share markets more than 20 per cent higher than 12 months ago, will they rise further? Or is this week's pullback in the US markets a sign of things to...

Daryl Dixon, 26 March 2017, The Canberra Times

What you can do now to retire better

Downsizing the family home can be a difficult and bittersweet decision, but there are practical things you can do to make the move a little easier. Join Dixon Advisory’s experts...

Nerida Cole, 14 March 2017, ABC Nightlife Radio

Reducing the risk of helping adult children into property

Feedback from readers has revealed keen interest in ways of reducing the risks involved in helping children achieve home ownership.

So crucial is parental support for potential...

Daryl Dixon, 4 March 2017, The Canberra Times

Bonds lose lustre as rates rise

With Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalling that US official rates could soon rise, now's the time to review the merits of bond and other fixed interest fund investments....

Daryl Dixon, 27 November 2016, The Canberra Times

New playing field for investment

With the election outcome settled, investors can plan ahead with greater certainty, at least until the next election. For younger and even middle-aged taxpayers, accumulating large...

Daryl Dixon, 17 July 2016, The Canberra Times

Tactics to reduce tax bill

While higher income taxpayers don't know whether the budget proposal to lower tax bills on those earning $80,000 or more annually will be legislated, claiming tax deductions this year could result in larger tax savings.

Daryl Dixon, 29 May 2016, The Canberra Times

It's not the time to buy off the plan

Buying apartments off-the-plan involves construction risks and uncertainty about the quality of the finished product. Unhappy purchasers have limited recourse to protect their...

Daryl Dixon, 17 April 2016, The Canberra Times

Higher gearing encouraged

While all the attention is now on Labor's proposal to limit negative gearing deductions to newly constructed properties, its proposal to tax 75 per cent of all capital gains on...

Daryl Dixon, 28 February 2016

Rising school fees - tips and strategies to pay them

Annual tuition costs can be up to $35,000 for the most expensive high schools in Sydney and Melbourne. Fees at many private schools in those cities are between $20,000 and $30,000....

Nerida Cole, 15 February 2016, ASX

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Daryl and Nerida’s ABC Nightlife dates for 2017

Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2017 accompanied by new show host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm on the following dates to hear Daryl and Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 16 May 2017
  • Tuesday 20 June 2017
  • Tuesday 1 August 2017
  • Tuesday 19 September 2017
  • Tuesday 7 November 2017
  • Tuesday 12 December 2017

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