Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Property

February Market Update

7 Feb , 2016  

market update

We’re already in February (where did 2015 go?) and the economy is already looking a little unsettled. Admittedly, it can be quite a struggle to wrap your head around the changing marketplace, but that’s exactly why we’ve created this wrap-up. Let’s have a look at the key recent changes in the property market.   Speculation […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Tips & Tricks

Happy New Year?

24 Dec , 2015  

2015-HNYE

If amidst all the Christmas madness – Star Wars themed decorations, family visits and another helping of the rum pudding- you forgot about falling commodity prices, volatile markets and terrorist threats, well done you! Now it’s time to re-focus and plan ahead. One thing we can be certain about is that uncertainty is here to […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Shares

Volatility In The Australian Share Market

2 Oct , 2015  

Volatility In The Australian Share Market

International share markets fall as uncertainty spikes Heightened concerns over the growth outlook for China proved to be the trigger for a collapse in international share markets during the September quarter. Financial markets were trading at stretched valuations, following years of near zero interest rates and quantitative easing, making the corrections sharper than they may […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

China: Has the Dragon Ran Out Of Puff?

1 Oct , 2015  

Dragon_Investment_Fire

As China’s property market lost momentum in 2014, retail investors shifted their money to the share market, spurred on by the government. ‘China A shares’ are mainland-based, denominated in yuan and traded primarily by locals on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. A phenomenal rally in China A shares began in July last year, fuelled […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Portfolio Management,Property

What Is Your Property Actually Worth?

12 Aug , 2015  

Property Worth

Valuations are an art form – not a science, thats for sure. At the very most basic a property is worth “that which a buyer is willing to pay,  and a vendor is willing to accept”. In other words – the sale price for an ‘on market’ (via a licensed real estate agent) transaction – presumably because […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Shares

ETFs, ADRs, GDRs,……and you thought you only could buy shares on the stock market

28 Feb , 2015  

Simple-Wall-Street-Background

Hey guys, I am Nick van den Berg writing today’s guest post. I am the co founder of Simply Wall St, a visual investing platform making the stock market more accessible for beginners and veterans alike.  Gone are the days where just simply ‘stocks’ are listed on the share market, a somewhat bewildering array of different […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

Australian Economic Update

22 Jan , 2015  

Wall-Street-Bull-Economic-Update-ProAdviser-Blog

While the outlook for Australian economic growth has stagnated recently, the outlook for the US remains positive. The high unemployment rate continues in Europe where slow GDP growth is expected. In the UK, the outlook is more promising. Australia — the iron ore free kick has gone The recent fall in the price of iron […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

How Do The Professionals Invest?

6 Jan , 2015  

Billionaire Warren Buffett, CEO and chai

Making profits in the stock market is not about luck. It is about having a structured and methodical approach to making investments decisions. This blog post explains the key method that financial advisors, investment managers and professional investors use to structure high performing portfolios.    

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

November Share Market Update

14 Dec , 2014  

Crude-Oil-ProAdviser-November-Share-Market-Report

November was a tough month for the Australian share market, with the market down 207 points or 3.8% to close at 5,278 points. For the financial year to date, our market has tracked sideways, down 1.6% for the financial year in capital terms and up 0.3% when dividends are included. Significant weakness in the oil […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

How To Create A Financial Crisis?

1 Dec , 2014   Video

Credit-Crisis-Burn-Money-Advice-Blog

In the 21st century a robust and modern economy depends on credit. Consumers and businesses need to borrow from one another to continue doing what they do best. You probably have a car loan, mortgage or even a credit card which are all forms of credit. Even if you pay your credit card off in every […]

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Portfolio Management,Shares

Building A Share Portfolio For Yield

25 Oct , 2014  

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This video is all about the focus on Yield in building a share portfolio. We look at how building a diverse equity portfolio for yield uses similar rules as constructing any diversified portfolio. Many factors need to be taken into account not the least of which is the size and quality of each company. This is […]

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Cashflow & Budgeting,Investing,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Property

Smart Planning and Smart Choices for Investment Properties

7 Oct , 2014  

Real-Estate-Advice-Australia

Many Australians view owning rental property as a logical entrée to investing.  It certainly can be a good start, or part of an ongoing investment program. Investing in property is often considered a “safe haven”, especially when compared with the more volatile stock market and other investments.  But buying a property (in theory, just like buying […]

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