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Updates & Review


We will bring you updates and reviews from time to time on financial service trends and changes as and when news becomes available.

We remind our clients that the information provided is general information only and highly recommend that before making any financial or investment decisions you consult a financial planner to take into account your personal investment objectives, financial situation and individual needs.

For specific information on how it relates to your circumstances, speak to one of our consultants today.

Five Lessons from Goldsky

17
Jul 2019

12 July 2019   Over the weekend, the Australian Financial Review profiled one of the victims (story behind paywall) of the alleged Goldsky ponzi scheme, along with ASIC’s apparent lack of action in shutting Goldsky down before too many unsuspecting investors were drawn in. We briefly wrote about Goldsky last year, highlighting several sportspeople had seemingly been duped […]

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Lower Interest Rates Can Guarantee One Thing

17
Jul 2019

5 July 2019   Australia appears to be stuck in an economic malaise. Household debt has never been higher, wage growth is stagnant, gross domestic product per capita (everyone’s share of the economic pie) has been shrinking. And this was with interest rates already at record lows. Solution? Cut interest rates further. Will it work? […]

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Easter / Anzac Day

11
Apr 2019

As there are only 3 business days during the Easter and ANZAC Day period, please be advised that our office will be closed during that period. We will be closing the office from Friday 19th April and will reopen Monday 29th April. We wish you a happy and safe Easter.    

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Federal Budget Report 2019-20

9
Apr 2019

Federal Budget 2019 – What it means for you   Relaxing super rules for some over 65s and helping ease some cost of living pressures are just some of the key focuses of the Government’s 2019-20 Budget, released by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday 2 April 2019. This year’s Budget was particularly interesting in that it […]

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20 lessons in 20 years – Part 20 (1)

9
Apr 2019

Investing in good quality companies on the Australian stockmarket will remain a sensible strategy for the patient investor looking to build long-term wealth By Anton Tagliaferro, Ben van den Tol |  26 March 2019 Investing in the Australian stockmarket exposes investors directly to the endeavours of Australian company management and the growth of the Australian economy, […]

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20 lessons in 20 years – Part 19

9
Apr 2019

What is the most relevant benchmark when investing in the stockmarket? By Anton Tagliaferro and Michael O’Neill   In an industry which is very focused on performance, an investor who has read any fund manager reports will often see references to the ‘benchmark’ and how a certain Fund has performed versus its relevant benchmark. What […]

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20 lessons in 20 years – Part 18

9
Apr 2019

When is the best time to invest in the sharemarket and what is the best strategy for the cautious investor? By Anton Tagliaferro   At IML, over our 20-year journey, we have invested through several market cycles and we are often asked the question by investors as to when the best time to invest in […]

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20 lessons in 20 years – Part 17

13
Feb 2019

How to be prepared for inevitable stock market corrections By Anton Tagliaferro |  31 January 2019   Sharemarkets can drift seemingly higher and higher without a hitch for many years, then one day due to sudden turbulence, markets will often ‘pop’ and correct. How can an investor be prepared for such unforeseen events? Long term investors […]

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20 lessons in 20 years – Part 16

13
Feb 2019

Why corporate governance matters and how best to exercise your rights as a shareholder By Anton Tagliaferro and Michael O’Neill |  18 December 2018 When one buys shares and invests in any company that is listed on the stockmarket, one becomes a part owner of that company. As a part owner of the business you then […]

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20 lessons is 20 years – Part 15

13
Feb 2019

Why a large weighting in the Resources sector is not suitable for investors looking for consistent dividends and low volatility By Anton Tagliaferro |  29 November 2018 Australia is one of the largest exporters of commodities in the world – we are the largest iron ore producer as well as being one of the largest producers […]

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