Blog posts

Investment market review

24 Nov 2016

Quarter ended 30 September 2016

Are you eligible? Changes to concession cards

24 Nov 2016

Centrelink asset test rules are changing on 1 January 2017.

Australian holidays: Explore some great festivals

24 Nov 2016

Some of the best Australian cultural festivals that offer art, music, good food and wine.

Boosting inflation: Central banks struggle

24 Nov 2016

Banks boost deposit rates and diverge from the Reserve Bank of Australia

Donald Trump(s) Clinton

10 Nov 2016

Pollsters were unable to redeem themselves from their Brexit failings with another incorrect prediction. Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the race for the US Presidency.

Could the change in the Age Pension assets test make it safer to take more risk?

07 Nov 2016

The changes to the Age Pension Assets test on 1 January 2017 are significant and may require a change of thinking regarding investing your retirement assets.

Third quarter 2016 commentary

24 Oct 2016

A review of the third quarter of 2016.

Results season wrap

29 Sep 2016

The major themes from this reporting season.

Changes to Budget super reforms announced

19 Sep 2016

Changes to Budget super reforms announced: $500,000 lifetime NCC cap dropped.

SWOT analysis and the family business

12 Sep 2016

What is SWOT analysis, and how it can be used to define objectives and achieve success.

Easy ways to improve your home

25 Aug 2016

You don’t need millions to give a house a new lease on life – little things can make a big difference.

News from Shadforth

25 Aug 2016

Recently our Victorian team, with support from the IOOF Foundation, partnered with the Ardoch Youth Foundation in a two-year Literacy Buddy program.