Archive for the ‘Shares’ Category

Seven habits of highly effective investors

By admin • December 8th, 2016

If you’re feeling a little bombarded by news about the US and Australian elections, Brexit fallout, RBA interest rate cuts, anaemic global growth—you’re not alone. In a low-return, high-volatility world, many people are asking, ‘How can I protect my investments in this environment?’ By: Russell Investments Unless you’re a day-trader or speculator, watching the market […]

The power of “average”

By admin • November 29th, 2016

When financial markets experience volatility, many investors obviously worry; but what are the real effects of a “volatile market”? If you are a long-term investor, with a timeframe of five years or more, you cannot afford to overlook the benefits of growth investments such as shares or property. As an astute investor you will be […]

The role of franking credits

By admin • September 23rd, 2016

It’s obvious that investors select investments based on the rate of return they can earn on their funds. For share investments, the rate of return has two components: 1. Sell the share for gain – assume you purchase 100 shares $20 each. If you later sold the shares for $40 each you have made a […]

The 9 golden rules of investing

By admin • June 2nd, 2016

While markets are performing well it’s easy to sit back and watch investments rise in value. However what happens when the markets are not performing so well and uncertainty abounds? In such periods, it’s easy to lose your nerve – so how do experienced investors handle this? Here are nine tips: 1. RECOGNISE THE CYCLE: […]

Market in Review – February

By admin • March 1st, 2016

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Time to reflect

By admin • January 29th, 2016

Many people use the Christmas/New Year period to reflect on the year that has just passed, often in a blur, and begin thinking about the future and how to achieve their hopes and dreams. Similarly, the new financial year is a good opportunity to reconsider financial strategies and goals. Below is a simple guide to […]

Lessons from the Market

By admin • January 19th, 2016
Lessons from the Market

Every market cycle – bull or bear – provides opportunities for investors to improve their process for investing. The best thing to do is learn from past events and apply those lessons to your future investment strategies and circumstances. Here are the top five lessons we took away from recent market trends. Lesson 1: Keep […]

Australian shares or residential property?

By admin • August 1st, 2014

A great article on the performance comparison of shares versus property: 2 Jul 2014 – CHRIS WALKER (INVESTSMART) Which is the best investment – shares or residential property? It’s a question that enthrals most Australian investors, with many vehemently liking one, but not the other, and lots of people putting most if not all their investment eggs […]

Money Matters newsletter

By admin • November 26th, 2012

Click below to download: Volume 5 Edition 4 – Dec 12 v1 – Paradigm This edition covers: Investment lessons of a lifetime Helping hand for self managed super Life Expectancy improves for Australians Safeguard your business for the unexpected Make first home saver accounts work for you  

The foundations of wealth creation

By admin • March 16th, 2012

A great article from the FlyingSolo website: The foundations of wealth creation

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