June 17, 2022

How to Handle a Market Downturn

It’s been a strange few years for investors. The last 3 years has been challenging to say the least. The US has now entered a bear market. The ASX has fared better and is not there yet.
March 3, 2022

Record Property Prices – Where to Now?

Record real estate price rises in Manly, Seaforth, Mosman and the broader Northern Beaches in recent years leave investors with substantial increases in equity in their properties.
January 21, 2022

In With a Whimper, Out With a Bang

The investment story of 2022 will be tactical bear, structural bull. T. ROWE PRICE INSIGHTS ON GLOBAL ECONOMICS This year will start with a whimper as […]
January 20, 2022

Learning the (investment) lessons from history

“History, is just one damned thing after another” said one sceptic. For investors, it’s something else altogether. Studying history is a great way to learn to […]
March 5, 2021

8 lessons from 12 remarkable months

This time last year Mrs S and I were heading off to Alentejo for a week of good food, wine and late winter sunshine. Thank goodness […]
May 29, 2020

The Fog Begins to Lift

Brief overview The world has had time to see the effects of COVID 19 since it was first identified on 1 January 2020. We are now […]
March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update

The outbreak of COVID-19 is the most significant challenge facing the world in recent times. Since it first appeared in China’s Hubei Province last year, the […]
March 20, 2020

Client Communication – 28 February 2020

You have no doubt heard recent reports about the impact that the Coronavirus is having on world stock markets. We are mindful of the impact this […]
July 30, 2019

Investing in your Peace of Mind

Have you ever asked yourself what you would do if you got sick or were injured and couldn’t work for an extended period? How would you […]
June 26, 2019

Good News for First Home Buyers

During the recent federal election, the Morrison Government (with the bi-partisan support of the Labor Party) announced the ‘First Home Loan Deposit Scheme’ for first home […]