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Historically Australians have over invested in domestic equities at the expense of international equities. Many feeling comfortable with their investments being closer to home, in a company they can connect with and read about in local media. There being a feeling of greater understanding of the political environment and the domestic economy and the [...]
A surprising decision in the High Court involving binding financial agreements where 2 agreements were set aside by the court for various reasons. In Thorne v Kennedy, the deceased husband's legal personal representative (LPR) and his aggrieved surviving wife arrived in court on appeal with the widowed wife hoping to have the 2 agreements [...]
You already have a financial planner but you think you might need a change? For some reason or other the financial planner you have is not the one you think you should have. It could just be a change in personnel or a personality matter. Or it could just be the passing of time [...]
Human attitude towards wealth, savings and investment For those that have never had money or have not been used to holding significant quantities of money it's possible there may be something in the subconscious holding us back from making more. It's almost as if money is a bad thing and getting more of it [...]
To be admitted to an aged care facility you will need to be assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT). You can usually book that through your GP or a hospital. Once the assessment confirms residential care is required you can then begin to approach facilities and discuss admission. While you're spending the [...]
Along with all the decision-making about how to change to retirement status, it’s very important to think about how you should invest in retirement. So as you look ahead to retirement and create an income plan, you should also consider factoring in the following investment strategies. Strategy number 1: Beware of inflation With retirement [...]