With more and more of Australia, and the world for that matter, living in lockdown, most regular investors probably don’t spend too much time thinking about financial markets or their personal portfolios. Daily thoughts are likely more focused on how...
Last night, The Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered this years Annual Government Budget. As is often the case in a potential election year, the budget was filled with a raft of spending measures to attempt to ease pressure on households,...
With another year done and dusted, many of us use January as the perfect opportunity to make (and ultimately, break) New Year’s resolutions. The success rate of these resolutions being achieved is in fact less than  8% overall!* A deeper...
What a rollercoaster of a year 2020 has been. Although I definitely don’t need to remind anyone about what headlines dominated this year, we should always still take the time to reflect on what has transpired throughout the year. One...
If you are anything like me, then you must be sick and tired of hearing about this week’s US Presidential Election. Will Trump come back from the brink and steal another victory, or will Joe Biden take the reigns? With...
What a turbulent last few months the world has delivered us! We’ve seen COVID-19 go close to disappearing, then make a strong resurgence and now work towards (hopefully) disappearing again. We’ve seen some places go back to near pre-COVID norms...
After a few crazy months of up, down and sideways markets, I thought it best to give a bit of an update on the current state of markets both domestically and globally. As we all know, financial markets were heavily...
Well, what a couple of months March and April turned out to be. Thankfully, the end of April and the beginning of May has brought about a significant downturn in active COVID-19 cases, the gradual easing of social restrictions and...