Protecting your super from organised crime

The Australian Crime Commission recently released its report for 2015. And what an interesting read it is… While the greater majority of Australians have absolutely nothing to do with organised crime, it lives on our doorstep and in one way or another, everyday folk have been touched by it, or will ...

Confessions of a 65 year old investor – part 2

In the first part of this article, we reflected on the fact that a 65 year old investor was a long term investor. Now, in Part 2, we continue this discussion. What should a 65 year old’s investment strategy look like? Firstly, whenever we speak about investing, the first consideration should be ...

Media: a source of misinformation?

I have complained about the media in this blog previously, particularly in relation to their inability (on occasion) to publish articles that are factual, balanced and informative so as to help people weigh up the pros and cons of any situation, and then make an informed decision. So what has got ...

Is $1 million enough?

In the last week or so, there has been a flurry of activity around some articles appearing in the mainstream media that suggest that a retirement nest-egg of $1,000,000 is not sufficient to provide for a comfortable income in retirement. You might recall from previous blogs that figures modelled by the ...

 

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