Tag Archives: Successful Investing

Things to avoid as a newbie investor

Posted on 01. Jul, 2019 by .

Whatever your age, if you’re thinking of dabbling in investments like shares, managed funds or cryptocurrencies, here’s a list of common mistakes which are generally worth steering clear of. 1. Failing to plan When looking to invest, it’s generally wise to think about: – your current position and how much you can realistically afford to […]

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What kind of money parent are you?

Posted on 01. Jun, 2019 by .

Many parents approach the topic of money differently, but could your way of doing things influence your kids’ success? The majority of Aussie mums and dads recognise that they’re accountable when it comes to shaping their children’s perspective around money matters. A recent report published by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), revealed parents […]

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Bitcoin – is it really for you?

Posted on 01. May, 2018 by .

First published January 2018 If I could sum up the contents of my junk emails over the last 12 months in a single word it would be: Bitcoin. I can’t tell you how many unsolicited invitations I’ve received to start trading bitcoin – you may have experienced the same thing. This alone is a concern […]

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What to do when you come into money

Posted on 01. Nov, 2017 by .

Published on Advant Plus in July 2017.  Article by AMP Life Limited. Whether you’re faced with an inheritance, redundancy package or winning lottery ticket, it’s wise to consider your financial situation and future goals.  For most of us, a financial windfall isn’t something that comes around very often. And while the extra cash is welcome, […]

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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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2015-16 Federal Budget – Customer Briefing

Posted on 27. May, 2015 by .

13 May 2015 Welcome to AMP’s 2015-16 Federal Budget Customer Briefing.  If you’re like most Australians, you’re busy paying the bills and saving for retirement, as well as accessing services like healthcare,education, child care and aged care. So how will the budget change the way you live and work on a practical day-to-day level?  Here’s […]

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Planning your route to financial freedom

Posted on 21. Apr, 2014 by .

Before you climb Mt Everest, you have to reach Base Camp. Before you reach Base Camp, you have to reach Lukla. Before you reach Lukla, you have to reach Kathmandu. Any major goal requires several crucial steps to complete the journey, and it’s no different to your finances. So before you plan your summit assault, […]

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Capturing investors’ interest

Capturing investors’ interest

Posted on 21. Mar, 2014 by .

It may have taken a brilliant mathematician, such as Albert Einstein, to declare that “compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world’’ but it took a brilliant investor, Warren Buffett, to prove the theory in all its wonderful glory. Mr Buffett, one of the canniest investors around, explained that his “wealth has come from […]

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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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Taking the risk out of life

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by .

A small mole on his leg seemed innocuous enough to Peter, but with a history of melanoma in his family, he knew to keep an eye on it.

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