Mar 18
Mar 09

Economic Update

Global Economy The countries that participate in the OECD include the USA, Australia, France, Germany and the UK amongst other developed economies. There are economic indicators for these countries that are designed to show us things such as the likely path of economic growth. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and... read more →
Jan 18
Dec 14

Strategies for long-term investing

Given the inherent volatility of markets, it’s useful to remind ourselves of strategies we can utilise to meet investment goals. The fundamentals of portfolio construction can help position portfolios appropriately in times of crisis and volatility. Exploit a long-run time horizon Investors with a long horizon don’t need short-term liquidity,... read more →
Nov 10
Oct 05

Embracing the fear

Sharemarkets are the most volatile they’ve been in the past 20 years. Increased uncertainty, fear, forced and panic selling, as well as reduced liquidity, are all contributing factors to currently elevated levels of volatility. A simple measure using intraday price fluctuations can be used to understand the extent of the... read more →
Sep 20
Jul 19
May 25
Apr 03

COVID-19 – Providing rental relief for the tenant in my SMSF property

The economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis are causing significant financial distress for many businesses and individuals. If your SMSF has a property and a tenant in financial distress, you may be able to provide your tenant with rental relief under an agreed commercial arrangement. This may even be the... read more →