Tag Archives: Investment Strategies

Safeguard your ability to pay off your home loan

Posted on 01. Jul, 2017 by .

By AMP Life Limited and originally published on 19 December 2016 at https://www.amp.com.au/personal/news-education/education/your-questions-answered/what-happens-if-i-cant-make-my-home-loan-repayments It’s not unusual that life can be smooth sailing one minute and throw you a curveball the next.  You might be hit with an injury or illness, a reduction in income or redundancy, a separation from your partner, or even a death […]

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How to manage volatility in a low return world

Posted on 02. Mar, 2017 by .

Responding to changing market conditions while keeping abreast of a strategy is a delicate balance. However, it’s an important skill to develop if you wish to successfully invest using a dynamic asset allocation approach. In this article, we discuss how market volatility is different to investment risk, and how you can manage your investments during […]

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Investing key rules

Investing key rules

Posted on 24. Oct, 2015 by .

Nine rules for investors to keep in mind Key points > Investing during times of market stress and volatility can be difficult. For this reason it’s useful for investors to keep a key set of things – call them rules – in mind. > The key rules I think are: make the most of the […]

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What’s happening at Abound Financial & Lifestyle Planning

Posted on 08. Oct, 2014 by .

We take this opportunity to update you on what’s happening at Abound Financial and Lifestyle Planning. Suzanne Alexander joins Abound Financial and Lifestyle Planning Firstly, we are delighted to announce that Suzanne Alexander has recently joined the practice as a Financial Adviser.  Suzanne was previously with AMP at their Docklands office and will assist in […]

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Investing: an emotional business

Posted on 01. Dec, 2013 by .

Common sense may say that the time to invest is when markets are down, but the reality is that most investors wait until market share running hot before they get on board. The psychology of an investor plays a significant role in what drives financial markets and explains in part why the prices of many […]

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Financial Planning For End of Year

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by .

With 30 June fast approaching, we thought it would be appropriate to remind you of two things you should consider in terms of financial planning before the end of the financial year.

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Property Versus Shares

Posted on 28. Mar, 2011 by .

One of the most common backyard barbeque debates in Australia relates to which provides better investment returns — property or shares? Australians are widely known to have had a long love affair with direct property, but an interest in sharemarket investing has also been on the rise over recent years.

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To buy or not to buy? That is the question.

Posted on 21. Mar, 2011 by .

According to expert portfolio managers, two of the best times to buy equities during this investment lifetime were after the economic recoveries of 1974 and 1990. The lead-up periods to each of these recoveries were also the closest in terms of economic meltdown to what we have recently been through, and are facing now. In 1974 and 1990, after the first spurt of economic growth, growth decelerated again (as it has in this past quarter) before the economy took off again.

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Make your money work harder

Posted on 07. Mar, 2011 by .

Too young to start investing? It’s never too early to start. In fact, the earlier you start investing, the better – not only will you have more time in the market to increase your potential returns, but you will reap the benefits of compounding interest (or interest on your interest).

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New Years Resolutions: I will manage my money better

Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 by .

At the start of every year we make rash resolutions aiming to overcome the excesses of the year before. Just like dieting, we pledge to stick to a more frugal budget, cut down on spending and watch our figures!

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