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 ...

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 ...

More “free” money from the Government… but don’t spend it all at once

There are two key dates in the year that are important to anyone who receives a Centrelink benefit. Those dates are 20 March and 20 September. It is on those days that pension and allowance benefits increase. On 20 March 2015, the age pension for a single person increased by $5.90 per ...

 

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