Blog posts

Investment market review

22 Feb 2016

A review of the quarter ended 31 December 2015.

Choosing a wine like a professional

22 Feb 2016

Top tips to stand you in good stead when you next go to a restaurant or are buying wine in a bottle shop.

Estate planning tips

22 Feb 2016

The most important tip is to have a Will, keep it up to date when circumstances require a change and make sure your family knows where it is kept.

Markets meet tough challenges

22 Feb 2016

Geopolitical issues dominated global news headlines as the year drew to a close, overshadowing macro and micro fundamentals.

Market chaos: It's all Chinese to me

13 Jan 2016

The Australian market has taken its lead from China as concerns of a ‘hard landing,’ China’s newly implemented stock market circuit breakers and the devaluation of the Renminbi (RMB) have sent shock waves around global equity markets.

What Star Wars teaches us financially

23 Nov 2015

Watching as an adult, there are fantastic life lessons and moral values in these movies. There are even terrific financial lessons in the messages.

Holidays of a lifetime

20 Nov 2015

To give you some inspiration we took a look around the world at some of the more unusual destinations on offer.

Does the holiday home dream stack up?

20 Nov 2015

It’s coming to that time of year when you spend time relaxing with family and friends in your favourite holiday destinations. A thought that often follows is, ‘Wouldn’t this be a great place to buy for our future holidays and as an investment for our retirement?’

Smart ways to give

20 Nov 2015

Choosing to give money to charities that you care about can be straightforward but there are several things to consider.

Turning an app idea into a success story

20 Nov 2015

The mobile app market is booming, meaning big business opportunities for IT geeks and investors alike.

Investment market review

20 Nov 2015

A review of the quarter ended 30 September 2015.

Aged care — make the right retirement living choice

20 Nov 2015

Many of us save and plan for retirement, with our main focus on ensuring we have enough money to live the type of lifestyle that we want.