Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

China: Has the Dragon Ran Out Of Puff?

1 Oct , 2015  

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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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Personal Finance,Property

7 Celebrity Properties in Australia

17 Sep , 2015  

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Celebrities are on the covers of magazines, on our TVs, and more recently… all over the internet. But where do they hide out in society? Find out below. Cate Blanchett As of this month, Cate Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton are looking to sell their Hunters Hill home. Having bought the properly for $10.2 million […]

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Social Security & Centrelink

Changes To The Pension Assets Test in 2017

7 Sep , 2015  

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The law has been passed: from 1 January 2017, the Government will increase the Centrelink lower asset test thresholds (the assets test free area) and the withdrawal rate (the taper rate) at which pensions are reduced once that threshold is exceeded. The assets test free area is the amount of assets above which allowances are […]

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Legal,Trusts, Wills & Estates

Charitable Trusts v Gifts to Charity

7 Sep , 2015  

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Aussies give a lot to charity, and we’re proud of it. Giving to charity in your Will is a noble thing to do. Many charities rely on the bequests they get, and many well-known charitable trusts have been established by Wills. These include the Archibald Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. In addition, there are […]

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Investing,Legal,Property,Tips & Tricks

5 Celebrities Who Made it Big With Investing

4 Sep , 2015  

5 Celebrities Who Made It Big Investing (1)

  It’s not uncommon for celebrities to expand their work into other fields of interest. However, we usually expected them to make the majority of their money off what made them famous in the first place. Let’s take a look at 5 celebrities who made it big with savvy investments.   1. Dr. Dre: The Next […]

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