Beyond Brexit

Probability of a major global systemic risk event due to Brexit is low in the short term

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Date posted: 2016-09-09 |


Ignore life's trigger events at your peril

You may have a well-constructed estate plan delivering the outcomes that you want regarding your wealth after death. When established, your estate plan may pass the fundamental test which is:

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Date posted: 2016-02-16 |


Thinking outside the box: commercial vs residential property

Residential property tends to dominate the news and is a topic of choice for Australians. With skyrocketing prices, social concerns regarding affordability, speculation of a looming bust... you would be forgiven for thinking that the only type of property is ‘residential’, but did you know that commercial property in Australia is worth $700 billion (CoreLogic RP Data, October 2015).

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Date posted: 2016-02-16 |


Aged care - making an informed decision

It can be difficult to plan, either financially or emotionally, for the move into an aged care facility. Whether the move into care is for yourself or a family member, there are a lot of questions and decisions which need to be addressed. Making the wrong decision could result in a loss of age pension, increased aged care costs and a reduced estate to be passed onto the next generation.

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Date posted: 2016-02-16 |


Macro risks elevated in 2016

Financial markets face an environment of elevated uncertainty in 2016, as China’s economy continues to slow and the US Federal Reserve (Fed) moves to normalise monetary policy. With the prospect of quantitative tightening (QT) by the Fed on the horizon, this could cause risk premia to rise from historically low levels across credit and share markets, causing broad asset price declines.

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Date posted: 2016-02-16 |


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