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Sequencing Risk – The deadly trap for the unsuspecting

In my view, the potentially devastating consequences of Sequencing Risk is one of the most poorly understood issues in Australia. The next time a client tells you they have their affairs "under control" and don't need financial advice, ask them if they understand Sequencing Risk and how it can devastate the most well structured

Exchange Traded Options 0.2

In the last newsletter I explained how 'Put and Call' options can be traded on the Australian Stock Market. Calls mean you have the option to buy shares and Put mean you have the option to sell shares - both at a defined price within a defined time. Easy right? Well not exactly. The whole

How can the Age Pension boost your retirement earnings?

Many people we come in contact with will have an idea in the back of their mind that they will be eligible for the Age Pension. So, how realistic are their expectations and what level of pension will they end up with once they become eligible? The Age Pension is subject to

Powerful ways to turn your day around for the better

Some days we wake up and you feel sluggish, unhappy and restless. You may feel sad or angry, but you cannot seem to put your finger on why. Nonetheless, we do need to get through these days, so here are a few handy tips and tricks for those days. Find

2018 Budget, the good and the bad

2018 Budget Summarised In what is clearly a pre-election budget, the Government has certainly delivered a wide range of announcements likely to be favourably received by Australian individuals and businesses. You really have to look closely to try to find any real losers in Treasurer Morrison’s third budget.   The 2018 Budget,


Introducing business to children Well, the school holidays are upon us and if you do not want your children indoors playing video games all day, perhaps you could look at some alternatives. A business could be a good way to encourage your children to have creativity and instill confidence in them, while learning invaluable

Exchange Traded Options

When I was a Stockbroker I used to deal in Exchange Traded Options; so I thought I’d outline what they are and how they can actually be used by financial advisers when developing strategies for ordinary Australians. In simple terms, an Exchange Traded Options (ETO) is in the form of either a Put or a

You, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love & affection

What is Self love? Self love is a common term these days, however, do we really understand what the meaning is? In a nutshell, self love means “regard for one's own well-being and happiness”. So what do you do to maintain your own wellbeing and create happiness? There are 7

Would you like to invest in a high-grade investment property for as little as $10,000? Well now you can!

Using “Lazy” money - you are able to put towards an investment property It turns out that a significant number of clients have 'lazy' money that is looking for a home. That is, they have funds which they wanted to invest in property but do not have enough to buy a property outright. In such

Hang out with people better than you and you cannot help but improve

Warren Buffett owner of Berkshire Hathaway is one of the closer watched, monitored and heeded investors of our time.  With a personal portfolio of approximately $109 billion, it is no wonder that investors take most of what he says on board. He is admired by many, and it begs the question, why can’t I