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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...

There are a number of other strategies that you can implement before 30 June to improve your tax position such as: Prepay interest on a fixed investments loan – by prepaying 12 months interest enables you to bring forward a tax deductible expense. Selling asContinue 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...

Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) have become very popular and rightly so. SMSFs offer the most flexible option for the investment on your retirement savings and the greatest amount of control. However, not everyone can justify the costs associated with runningContinue Reading...

A great article by Bina Brown on page 28 of the weekends Australian Financial Review (2-3 November 2013). Bina writes how younger investors are using margin loans to create wealth and a deposit for their first home. This is the type of strategy we have been imContinue Reading...

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