Insurance inside super – what you should know
More than 70% of Australian life insurance policies are currently held inside super.1
If it’s something you’ve been thinking about, there are a number of things to consider, including whether you have the right type of cover and enough of it.
Megatrends impacting investment markets
Recent developments – including the rise of populism, developments in the South China Sea and around commodity prices along with relentless technological innovation – have relevance for longer term trends likely to affect investors.
The investment outlook – it’s not all that bad! Here are nine reasons why
The past few weeks have been messy with Brexit, the Australian election, another terrorist attack in France and an attempted coup in Turkey. In fact, the last 12 months have been – starting with the latest Greek tantrum and China share market plunge a year ago.
Property investment seminars – steer clear
As humans we seem to instinctively want to find an easy way to make money quickly. Perhaps this explains why property spruikers continue to drum up business.
Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision – July 2016
At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent.
Australia’s messy 2016 election
This note takes a look at the implications of Australia’s Federal election. The Australian Federal election has delivered a messy result suggesting an even more difficult Senate for the Coalition if it is able to form government and the risk of return to minority government.
Self-employed workers lack retirement savings
Many self-employed workers run the risk of not having enough savings to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle in retirement, research by the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has found.1