Paying your bills in retirement

Paying your bills in retirement

Aug 31 2015

Retirees and those nearing retirement have learned the hard way the importance of holding a portion of their nest egg in low-risk…

China drives market volatility but nothing out of the ordinary

China drives market volatility but nothing out of the ordinary

Aug 25 2015

Investors around the globe are catching their breath after one of the most turbulent day’s trading in many years. The Chinese share…

The Australian dollar doing what it normally does – overshoot

The Australian dollar doing what it normally does – overshoot

Aug 17 2015

Key points The $A has more downside and is being driven lower by a combination of a stronger $US, a secular downtrend…

China’s share market volatility

China’s share market volatility

Aug 10 2015

Key points Just as the rise in Chinese shares had little economic impact it’s hard to see the pullback having a significant…

Lessons from great investment quotes

Lessons from great investment quotes

Aug 03 2015

The basics of successful investing are timeless and some experts have a knack of encapsulating these in a way that’s insightful. Here…

Aged care – A loser in the 2015-16 Federal Budget

Aged care – A loser in the 2015-16 Federal Budget

Jul 27 2015

Residential aged care received only minimal attention in the government’s recent Federal Budget. Unfortunately, people entering residential aged care from 1 January…

Achieving a comfortable retirement

Achieving a comfortable retirement

Jul 20 2015

Many women dream of a retirement where they can kick back and relax, do whatever they like and be free from the…

3 ways to get a foot on the property ladder

3 ways to get a foot on the property ladder

Jul 13 2015

Creative ideas for younger Australians to invest in property It won’t come as a huge surprise to learn that Australian homes are…

Should I take my super as a lump sum or not?

Should I take my super as a lump sum or not?

Jul 06 2015

When it comes to accessing your super, it’s important you make the right choice. You’ve spent your working life accumulating super. So…