Blog posts

Australian dollar breaks through US 80c

28 Aug 2017

The Australian dollar has moved higher against many global currencies over the past few months, breaking through the psychological US 80c mark in late July, the highest level in over two years.

Fitness for the 21st Century

28 Aug 2017

There’s no doubt that your financial wellbeing is important to ensure you have a comfortable retirement. But, to make the most of it, it’s just as important to have a healthy mind and body.

News from Shadforth

28 Aug 2017

We’re proud to announce that eight of our financial advisers have been recognised in the inaugural Barron’s Top 50 Financial Advisers in Australia, as published in the 21 July edition of The Deal, The Australian’s business magazine.

A super opportunity for you this year

28 Aug 2017

​Following the recent Federal Budget announcement, the Government has now passed law to give effect to changes to Centrelink's asset tests. From 1 January 2017 onwards, there will be changes to the assets test for the age pension and this means there will be some winners and some losers.

Focus on the United States

28 Aug 2017

The US economy continues to improve with both inflation and the labour market having strengthened over the past year.

Investment market review 30 June 2017

28 Aug 2017

A review of the quarter ended 30 June 2017.

Give a little love

28 Aug 2017

Australia’s philanthropists are giving more than ever. So what motivates an individual to donate to charity, and how has our nation’s culture evolved as a result?

EOFY - not just about tax

28 Aug 2017

The start of the new financial year isn’t just about getting your tax return in. It’s the perfect time to think about your circumstances and get your estate plan in order.

Success in inaugural Australia's Top 50 Financial Advisers

26 Jul 2017

We are proud to announce that eight of our financial advisers have been recognised in the inaugural Top 50 Financial Advisers in Australia in 21 July’s edition of The Deal, The Australian's business magazine.

When’s the right time to get advice?

18 Jul 2017

The answer may not be what you think.

What happens to your super if you die? An easy step now to save your family some grief

04 Jul 2017

The importance of nominating beneficiaries of your super account.

Understanding your personal insurance options

30 May 2017

What’s the difference between cover owned personally and cover held via super?