For many investors, the beginning of 2020 has flooded back memories of the volatility experienced during the GFC. Are you comfortable with the amount of investment risk you are taking?
What’s happened to your super fund in the last few weeks? Many people are watching the daily unfolding of the twin pandemics of Covid-19 and the resulting economic turmoil with morbid fascination. Nightly we are bombarded with how much the share market has fallen and it’s easy to then assume that your super fund has[…]
With the parallel pandemics of Covid-19 and resultant economic turmoil – its understandable to be concerned about your Super. Super funds invest across a range of assets, and depending on your choice, it is likely yours will have exposure to assets whose prices have been tumbling recently due to the uncertainty the world is in.[…]
I’m not sure about you, but when I go on holidays, one of the things I nearly always do is look at the Real Estate boards. On the eastern seaboard especially, property developers and spruikers know this, and there are endless displays designed to lure off guard holidays makers into buying into schemes such as[…]
There are some simple guiding principals that will help you to achieve the great financial goals in life – buying a home, educating your children, travel, escaping the rat race and enjoying a dignified retirement. Pay yourself first; There are 2 types of savers. Type A receives their pay, spends it on both needs and[…]
The Australian Tax Office statistics show that the number of self-managed super funds continues to grow, with the number of self managed funds now in existence in Australia around 600,000. In total, self-managed super funds (SMSFs) hold some $747 billion in assets for 1.1 million members. Interestingly, SMSFs tend to invest conservatively, with approx 30[…]