September 14, 2015

Five steps to consider before entering an aged care home

1. Get your eligibility assessed Before you can enter an aged care facility and receive Government support, your health situation must be assessed by the Aged […]
April 16, 2015

Making the Most of Your Retirement Income

Retirement is a life-changing event. After you stop working, you can find yourself with time to do the things you may not have been able to […]
April 16, 2015

Aged Care Reforms

Our ageing population On 1 July 2014, the Government launched a whole raft of changes to aged care as well as a new website to help explain […]
April 16, 2015

Covering Life’s Stages

Life insurance is more than just a lump sum payment to your family upon your death. Under the umbrella of life insurance, there are a number […]
April 16, 2015

Demystifying Long-Short Funds

The benefits of a combined long/short fund: increasing the opportunity for alpha Alpha is the output of a fund manager’s stock picking skills. It’s the ability […]
April 15, 2015

Plummeting Oil Prices and Quantitative Easing have Global Significance

While the US ceased quantitative easing (QE) in October 2014, Europe commenced QE and in Japan it continues. China is seeking to stabilise growth, as seen […]
April 15, 2015

Global Technology Wars

Every day, we are bombarded with news about incredible breakthroughs in the technology sphere. What was once a long way into the future, maybe in a […]
December 22, 2014

Back to basics – The foundations of risk and return

Risk is integral to investing. This can be a frightening thought, but risk shouldn’t necessarily be feared, as without it there is less opportunity for reward. […]
December 22, 2014

Living long – Living well?

Australia’s population is ageing. In 2007, 13 per cent of Aussies were aged 65 and over and by 2056 this figure will be close to 23 […]
October 28, 2014

The Complex World of Fixed Interest

Most people understand shares but there are many investors that have exposure to fixed interest markets but have little understanding of the nature of this asset […]