Blog posts

The lay of the land - is property still a viable investment?

28 Nov 2019

The lay of the land - is property still a viable investment?

In this article we provide an overview of the current state of the Australian property market, outline alternatives to investing in residential property and explain how you can reduce your tax liability and boost your retirement income.

Fitness and finance at your fingertips

28 Nov 2019

Fitness and finance at your fingertips

In today’s technology-driven world, we’re expected to be available, online, at any time. But with frequent studies telling us technology overuse is bad for our productivity, our sleep, our relationships and even our mental health, is it time to go offline?

Drawing down on your super - rewards and risks

28 Nov 2019

Drawing down on your super - rewards and risks

You’ve spent your life accumulating your super and now you’re nearing retirement and the next phase of your life. What are the options for transitioning to retirement and, once you retire completely, how can you avoid the risk of your super running out before you do?

News from our CEO

28 Nov 2019

News from our CEO

Message from Terry Dillon – Shadforth CEO.

Are avocados to blame for housing affordability?

14 Oct 2019

Are avocados to blame for housing affordability?

Australian Demographer Bernard Salt wrote a tongue in cheek article for The Australian in 2016 about observing “young people who order smashed avocado with crumbled feta on five grain toasted bread at $22 a pop and more”.

Presidential tweets and inverted yield curves

28 Aug 2019

Presidential tweets and inverted yield curves

There has been a lot of media attention on inverted yield curves and what they say about an economy. Contrary to belief, it's not always an indicator of a looming recession.

Keeping it in the family

19 Aug 2019

Keeping it in the family

We spend our life planning for what lies ahead, but it’s also important to think about what we leave behind. This article examines why it’s important to involve your loved ones in the discussion.

Advantages and disadvantages of insurance in super

19 Aug 2019

Advantages and disadvantages of insurance in super

Find out what to consider when selecting your life insurance cover.

Investment market review - quarter ended 30 June 2019

19 Aug 2019

Investment market review - quarter ended 30 June 2019

The Research team provides a performance summary and commentary on each of the five main asset classes.

What's new in super and tax this financial year?

19 Aug 2019

What's new in super and tax this financial year?

The 2019/2020 financial year introduces some new opportunities to save for your retirement through super. We also provide an overview of the ‘protecting your super’ legislation and personal income tax changes.

Toxic tech: is it time to take a break?

19 Aug 2019

Toxic tech: is it time to take a break?

In today’s technology-driven world, we’re expected to be available, online, at any time. But with frequent studies telling us technology overuse is bad for our productivity, our sleep, our relationships and even our mental health, is it time to go offline?

News from our CEO

19 Aug 2019

News from our CEO

Message from Terry Dillon – Shadforth CEO.