investment

Concerns for franking proposal

Last week Geoff Wilson, a strong critic of the proposal, highlighted what could be a serious unintended consequence to stop cash refunds of franking credits. The legislation could force up... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 9 December 2018, The Canberra Times

Get set for a bumpy ride next year

Judging by the recent volatility in both share and property markets, the coming year could be difficult for investors who’ve been lulled into complacency by the healthy returns... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 4 December 2018, The Canberra Times

Prepare for a change to imputation credit rules

With the increasing possibility of a change in government, low-income and pension fund investors need to plan for the loss of cash refunds for their unused imputation credits. Their... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 29 October 2018, The Canberra Times

Uncertain times for investors

Predicting future trends in sharemarkets is always difficult, but at present rising US interest rates and proposals to change the imputation credit system are increasing uncertainty for... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 7 October 2018, The Canberra Times

Downturn time to act with caution

After breaking 10-year highs, the Australian share market has retreated to lower levels as investors become increasingly concerned about the impact of trade wars and emerging market... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 16 September 2018, The Canberra Times

Be ready for capital gains change

Last week’s political turmoil has increased the likelihood of a change in government and major changes in taxation arrangements for investors. Significant possible changes are... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 2 September 2018, The Canberra Times

Boom time for BHP holders

BHP’s sale of its oil shale assets couldn’t have come at a better time for its shareholders. Even after reducing some of its debt, its franking credit reserve will allow it to... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 5 August 2018, The Canberra Times

High returns come at cost of high risk

With the property market under pressure and tougher scrutiny of potential borrowers, developers and desperate purchasers are increasingly being forced into the shadow banking market to fund... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 29 July 2018, The Canberra Times

Review risk and sleep soundly

With the ASX 200 major share index increasing 13 per cent and the US S&P 500 index 21 per cent higher in Australian dollar terms, share investors including our major superannuation... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 8 July 2018, The Canberra Times

Maximising dividend payouts

Thank you to the reader who pointed out that the possibility of legislative changes to stop cash refunds of franking credits isn't the only reason for companies to increase their... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 1 July 2018, The Canberra Times

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ABC Nightlife dates for 2019

Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2019 accompanied by host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm to 11.00pm on the following dates to hear Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 2 March 2019
  • Tuesday 9 April 2019 

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