Tag Archives: Investment Strategies

Considerations for different retirement living options

Posted on 01. Aug, 2021 by .

Whether downsizing your home, relocating to a new city, modifying your existing property, or entering an independent or assisted living arrangement is on the cards, thinking ahead could create more certainty. When thinking about your retirement, financial and non-financial considerations will all play a part. Downsizing your home, relocating or both For many Aussies, retirement […]

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Why I still love dividends and you should love them too

Posted on 01. Mar, 2020 by .

If you are a shareholder of a company, you may receive payments known as dividends. These payments represent your share of the company’s profits and are your reward for investing. Dividends may be a great way to boost your income and are often considered tax effective. Find out exactly how they work and how often […]

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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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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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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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