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What Are The Different Investment Types?

When choosing the best asset type, a clear understanding of the characteristics and risks involved should be undertaken before making an investment decision. Each asset type has their expected returns and risks, and management of these two are important to meet the market cycle and your current financial structure. Here are the different types of […]

By |August 11th, 2015|Investment|Comments Off on What Are The Different Investment Types?

Saving Up for Your First Property

Getting a loan to purchase your first home may sound like a daunting task, especially when it is close to impossible to secure a 100% loan nowadays.  Lenders are more cautious before they help you finance your home, making sure that you are financially ready to keep up with your repayments.

Saving up for your first […]

By |July 27th, 2015|Advice, Investment, Property Investment|Comments Off on Saving Up for Your First Property

ASIC in Hot Seat for Blocking 250,000 Websites

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will face the senate for their actions in 2013 when they blocked 250,000 websites under investigation for fraudulent investment activities.

The Senate Communications Committee will conduct a public hearing tomorrow to question ASIC’s actions to block websites – even that of the Melbourne Free University. The ASIC has released a […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Investment, Technology|Comments Off on ASIC in Hot Seat for Blocking 250,000 Websites

We’re The World’s Richest Because of Property

Investment Bank Credit Suisse recently conducted the fifth annual study of global wealth trends and found out that Australians are the richest in the world at a median wealth of $US 225,000, with around 60% of household relying heavily on Property.

Only 6% of Australians are living at a wealth below $10,000 compared to 70% of […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Economic Growth, Investment, Property Investment|Comments Off on We’re The World’s Richest Because of Property

Another Financial Year Ends: Predictions For The Future

The financial year has come to an end and it is but fitting that we provide you with predictions from top economists on what to expect for the year ahead.

Sharemarket predictions. NAB Chief economist Alan Oster expects sharemarket success to continue after ending the financial year up by 12%. He is predicting a 10% increase, […]

By |July 2nd, 2014|Advice, Finance, Interest Rates, Investment, Property Investment|Comments Off on Another Financial Year Ends: Predictions For The Future

Warren Buffett: Investing Tips From the Investment Guru

Warren Buffett is well known as one of the world’s most successful investors. He releases a shareholder newsletter annually, sharing his wisdom on his investment strategies as well as insights on financial topics. We are fortunate enough that his most recent newsletter covers the most in demand investment in Australia: Real Estate. Here are his […]

By |March 5th, 2014|Advice, Investment|Comments Off on Warren Buffett: Investing Tips From the Investment Guru

Retail Funds Call for Privatization

The Financial Services Council have urged state government officials to sell infrastructure to For – Profit Superannuation funds, setting their sights on state-owned electricity networks.

Retail fund’s plan to invest in infrastructure have sparked debate among economists, who warned that this is a risky move, as privatization can push electricity prices up, and the government will […]

By |January 29th, 2014|Investment, Superannuation|Comments Off on Retail Funds Call for Privatization

Would You Use Your SMSF to Invest in Commercial Property?

Using SMSF’s have been the method of choice in property investments, with the advent of the residential property boom. This has caused widespread talks of a property bubble, as most of SMSFs are invested in the residential sector, prompting experts to call for investment diversity. With the popularity of residential investments, is this a good […]

By |October 17th, 2013|Investment, Property Investment, Self-Managed Super Funds|Comments Off on Would You Use Your SMSF to Invest in Commercial Property?

Chinese Investors, Why Australia?

Foreign investment has been on the rise annually despite of the rule changes regarding foreign investment ownership in the country. Foreign investors are undaunted by these changes, as data shows a steady increase of investments, notably from Chinese investors. Chinese shares have tripled between 2007 and 2012, the biggest investment increase in foreign investment at […]

By |October 2nd, 2013|Foreign Investors, Investment|Comments Off on Chinese Investors, Why Australia?

Australians Will Be Among The World’s Rich in 2014

According to the Asia – Pacific Wealth Report, Australia and the Asia – Pacific region will have the most number of millionaires in the world by 2014. For Australia, the reason behind this is no surprise as investors experience a rapid growth in the most popular sector – real estate.

Real estate has been the choice […]

By |September 30th, 2013|Economic Growth, Investment, Property Investment|Comments Off on Australians Will Be Among The World’s Rich in 2014