Posts Categorized: News

Market Update – January 2021

Highlights: Globally there were over 85 million confirmed Covid-19 cases at the start of January and over 20 million in the United States alone. Democrat wins in the Georgia runoff election will give the incoming…

Market Update – December 2020

Highlights: Joe Biden is the projected winner of the US presidential election, with the passing of the ‘safe harbour’ deadline making it hard for legal challenges to change the outcome. Globally there were over 60…

Estate planning and superannuation

Many of us spend a great deal of time planning for our retirement but understandably, often do not put the same degree of effort into planning for our deaths. It is not always a pleasant…

The Reserve Bank's decision this month to cut the official interest rate to a record low 0.1 per cent was another wake-up call for Australians heavily reliant on income from savings, especially many retirees. A…

Investing or gambling?

In the absence of retail, hospitality, cultural centres and sporting outlets, many of us have gravitated towards new activities to occupy our time during lockdown. For some, this has meant a foray into the world…