Blog posts

International Diversification: A world of opportunity

29 Jun 2012

Portfolio diversification is one of the most fundamental and important tenets of modern portfolio theory.

Life Changing Moments

17 Apr 2012

Life changing moments seem to be key factor in the decision to donate money to charity, according to new research by the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at the Queensland University of Technology.

Changes to the Government Guarantee of Bank Deposits

07 Mar 2012

The Government Guarantee arrangements was introduced in October 2008 at the height of the global financial crisis to help promote stability in the Australian financial system via the provision of a guarantee on deposits (up to $1,000,000) held in authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) incorporated in Australia.

Longevity: The Ups and Downs

30 May 2011

Across the globe the wonders of modern medicine are playing their part in increasing our life span. By way of example, for the period 2005 to 2010, the United Nations ranked Australia in the top 15 countries for life expectancy.