For many people, debt is a dirty word. But not all debt is created equal. There’s good debt and there’s bad debt, and then there’s the good debt that can get pretty ugly if it’s not managed properly. Learning to use debt intelligently could make all the difference to your personal bottom line. Good debt […]
Record low interest rates are making it harder for your money to keep pace with the rate of inflation. While it may be a struggle to grow your wealth in such an environment, low interest rates do mean that it is cheaper to borrow. So why not take advantage of this opportunity by borrowing money […]
Annuities have been enjoying an upsurge in popularity since the global financial crisis, but they are about to become even more attractive to new retirees thanks to changes in the deeming rules. That’s because annuities are exempt from the new deeming rules which will impact any account- based superannuation pensions that are started after January […]
It’s been a volatile time on global investment markets, as shares and other assets are knocked about. At times like these it’s little wonder that more cautious investors decide it’s too risky to line up at the start line. No sensible person would take risks with their hard-earned cash for the sake of it, but […]
Australia has recently signed a number of free trade agreements (FTAs) and has another in the pipeline with India. The landmark deal with China and the largest free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) between 12 Asia-Pacific nations, including the United States will have a significant impact on all Australians. As tariff barriers fall like […]
The Australian residential property market is front page news, amid concerns that Sydney and Melbourne are in bubble territory, as investors and would-be owner-occupiers slug it out at weekend auctions. This creates wealth for home-owners and a sense of desperation among first home-buyers, but it also begs the question: Is property ownership all it’s cracked […]
Australia’s historically low interest rates are great news for borrowers but a headache for savers. Whether you are a young single saving for a home deposit, a family saving for future education costs or a retiree seeking income, the hunt is on to find the best return on your savings. In a recent survey by […]
The first place Australians turn to in the search for a safe haven for their savings is generally the bank. But safety can bring its own risks. When interest rates are low, the biggest risk to your future prosperity is inflation. Inflation slowly nibbles away at the value of your money, so that $100 deposited […]
Highlights; The Greece debt crisis has diminished as a concern for investors China’s Shanghai Composite Index remains volatile US economic data continues a positive trend Further positive growth signs in the Eurozone China’s PBoC remains on a continued stimulus strategy in order to meet growth targets RBA maintains the cash rate at 2.0% at its […]
If you’ve come into a large sum of money, you want to make sure you make the most of it. So is it better to pay off your mortgage or invest it for retirement? Paying off the mortgage According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, around one in three Australians owe money on their home […]
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