Shares Category - Watkins Financial Services

Many families aim to provide a good platform for their children by investing at an early age. It is also becoming more common for grandparents to invest for their grandchildren with the intention of paying private school education. So what do you need to consiContinue Reading...

With the RBA cash rate at 2.50% and term deposit rates around 3.60% it’s now more important than ever to look at investments such as shares and property to grow your wealth. Recently the big four banks reduced their five year fixed loans to under 5%. This meContinue Reading...

Short answer – definitely not. While interest rates remain low investors will continue to favour stock that produce attractive levels of fully franked income e.g. the big four banks, Telstra etc. We see this across a number of our clients who are receive a pContinue Reading...

We as a business, where appropriate, will always suggest using a direct investment portfolio. Whether that consists of direct shares, term deposit, income securities (hybrids), exchange traded funds etc.  Our reasons behind this are the management fees and peContinue Reading...

An article released this morning from Philip Baker on the AFR Smart Investor website delves into the thoughts of investors. We are in a current economic climate where investors are not being rewarded for being conservative. The RBA Cash Rate is 2.5%, term depoContinue Reading...

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