December is here and as the temperature rises the countdown to the Christmas break begins. But it appears at least one Australian is determined to ‘chill’. When Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens was asked recently about the possibility of an interest rate cut he said: “We’ve got Christmas, we should just chill out …come back […]
Investors who focus mainly on pre-tax returns may gain a misleading impression of their real investment performance. And, in turn, they may not give enough attention to trying to keep their tax costs – along with their other investment costs – to a minimum. Investors have a powerful incentive to efficiently manage tax on their […]
Pick an Australian, any Australian, and chances are they dream of buying a home or upgrading the one they already own. There’s the emotional satisfaction of knowing you own the roof over your head, the freedom to rip up carpets and keep a pet, and the stability it offers as you raise a family. But […]
We Aussies have a reputation for being laidback, so it comes as a surprise that we don’t tend to sleep in. When Jawbone crunched the data from the activity trackers it has sold around the globe it discovered the world’s earliest rising international city wasn’t frenetic Tokyo or bustling New York, but sunny Brisbane. It […]
Innovations made possible through crowd funding may be the type of investments established lenders run a mile from, but many would have paused to look over their shoulders this year when Facebook paid US billion for a gaming accessory originally bankrolled by a group of online philanthropists. Start-ups tap the crowd for funds. From humble […]
Spring 2015 Spring is here and not a moment too soon! As the weather warms up it’s the signal to pack away your winter woollies, get back into the garden or start a new fitness program and start planning your summer holidays. Things are heating up on the global economic front too. In the United […]
What do Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Sting and Nigella Lawson have in common apart from wealth? This mismatched bunch is part of a vanguard of rich parents who have vowed not to leave multi-million dollar legacies to their children. While some wealthy parents may believe their progeny are not equipped to handle wealth wisely, others […]
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 […]
Australians now owe more on their mortgages than ever before, with the average home loan leaping to $433,000 in June 2014 – a rise of 10% in a year. But with just a few easy steps you can take years off your loan and thousands off the interest you pay. Australians now owe more on […]
It’s the start of a new financial year – a great time to formulate some financial resolutions to make the coming year your most prosperous yet. It’s also an excellent time to take stock of the year that was. On the global stage, the year finished where it began. In the US, the economy continues […]
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