On Tuesday 8th of May the Treasurer, Scott Morrison MP, delivered the Federal Budget for 2018. Here’s our summary of the announcements and what it could mean for you. #Budget2018Read More
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are receiving intense media coverage, prompting many investors to wonder whether these new types of electronic money deserve a place in their portfolios.
Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin emerged only in the past decade. Unlike traditional money, no paper notes or metal coins are involved. No central bank issues the currency, and no regulator or nation state stands behind it.Read More
While women play a confident and active role in everyday financial decisions, they are noticeably less involved in planning, acquiring and managing long-term investments than men, according to recent Commonwealth Bank research.
The report, Enabling change: A fresh perspective on women’s financial security, highlights that while women generally feel just as confident and in control of their finances as men do, they are less self-assured when it comes to longer-term decisions affecting super and investments.Read More
Markets have seen a pullback in the past few days. Let’s be clear - in the long span of financial history, this is not news. Yet in a world where the concept of a “correction” almost feels alien and where equities felt like an unstoppable one-way bet for a while, the normality of a setback can feel more painful.Read More
Financial markets can be subject to periods of event-related volatility during which investor confidence can be significantly undermined. Here, we provide 10 key messages to help investors steer their portfolios through volatile times.Read More