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Credit card

Aussies rejecting credit card accounts as lending remains tight

Dropping numbers of credit card accounts has been picked to continue, as tighter lending standards push consumers to rethink the impact of t...

Suburbs

Nation turns back on bank home loans

Aussies turned in droves to the non-bank sector for home loans last year, as banks tightened their credit offerings and customer satisfactio...

Roger Montgomery

Could ‘cash be king’ again?

Investors have been encouraged to increase allocations of cash as bond rates fall and interest rates rise globally. ...

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investing

Roger Montgomery

Could ‘cash be king’ again?

Investors have been encouraged to increase allocations of cash as bond rates fall and interest rates rise globally. ...

Theresa May

Investors warned: Europe on the ‘verge’ of recession

Investors should position their portfolios defensively in 2019, one economist has advised, as Europe may be teetering on the brink of recess...

Serious man investor

Small caps an overlooked source of returns for investors

Exposure to international smaller companies has been pinpointed as an untapped area for investors, with one portfolio manager saying the ret...

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podcast

Adam Truelove

Why sometimes the best advice is to do the opposite of what the market is doing

With 2018 having seen market corrections across numerous investment classes and some claiming that the market would ‘struggle to get any l...

Chris Andrews, LaTrobe

Meet the Managers: A behind the scenes look at La Trobe Financial

This special episode of the Nest Egg Podcast is the first in our “Meet the Managers” series where we take you behind the scenes with t...

Jake Bernstein,

What can be learnt from 50 years of analysing the stock market

Internationally recognised futures analyst Jake Bernstein’s reputation has been built over 50 years of analysing the stock market.  An ac...

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opinion

Interest rates

Interest rate cut or continued standstill? Economists’ opinions divided

As household debt skyrockets, one financial expert insists interest rates may be forced to fall sooner rather than later. However, other eco...

AI and robotics have already changed the world as you know it

Your life is being made easier by artificial intelligence, and you probably haven’t even noticed. AI and robotics are revolutionising fiel...

US stock market pressure: Is there fire, or just smoke and noise?

As though bushfire season has come early, investors have been clouded with a haze of uncertainty in recent times. ...

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property

Suburbs

Nation turns back on bank home loans

Aussies turned in droves to the non-bank sector for home loans last year, as banks tightened their credit offerings and customer satisfactio...

RBA Reserve Bank of Australia

Mortgage rate rise on the cards

Investors should prepare for higher mortgage rates if the RBA continues with its long-term policy of keeping the cash rate on hold, one econ...

Housing medium density

Rents picked to increase as credit remains tight

Landlords may soon be in a position to increase rents as the current credit crunch could see a rise in supply shortages. ...

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saving

Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, NAB and ANZ

Satisfaction spikes for banks after royal commission slump

According to fresh market research, satisfaction in Australia’s banks has reported the first monthly improvement since the start of the fi...

Credit card payment

Credit card debt jumps to $30bn in Christmas rush

Many Aussies may have headed into the new year weighed down by hefty credit card debt, as the nation is predicted to have set a new record f...

Christmas gifts

Aussies seek extra cash amid Christmas spending crunch

More than 5 million Aussies have taken on extra jobs or sold off items over the past month to cover the cost of Christmas, with women more l...

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planning

Credit card

Aussies rejecting credit card accounts as lending remains tight

Dropping numbers of credit card accounts has been picked to continue, as tighter lending standards push consumers to rethink the impact of t...

Supreme Court of Queensland

Investors on alert as property investment adviser heads to court

The corporate regulator has taken a former financial adviser to court for allegedly offering unlicensed property investment advice to inves...

Forex on mobile application

Only 11 per cent of Aussies investing regularly

More than half of all Aussies see money as the main barrier preventing them from realising their future goals, despite the majority possessi...

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tax

Scam

Taxpayer hands over $3,500 as scam goes national

Investors should be on high alert for a sophisticated scam, with some Australians handing over up to $3,500 unknowingly after receiving a ph...

ATO

Almost 50% tax bills spotted as investors falter on savings strategies

A former Tax Office boss has found a number of investors managing their own superannuation have been hit with a 47 per cent tax bill as thei...

ATO

Tax strategies on the government’s radar in 2019

The Tax Office has been tasked with closing the individual tax gap, and it has small expenses and popular deduction strategies in its firing...

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retirement

Australian dollars

Cost of comfortable retirement goes up to $61k per year for couples

Retirees experienced only a slight increase to their cost of living over the September quarter, with the average individual paying 0.6 per c...

Old man

Older renters and homeowners in financial strife across NSW

Older Australians living in NSW are facing significant housing stress and insecurity regardless of whether they rent or own, a new report ha...

dog welcome home on brown mat

Emotion, hard sells with pets costing retirees big

Aussies are dishing out big bucks to take care of their pets, with retirees told to be cautious of being ‘up-sold’ on expensive toys, t...

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superannuation

Australian parliament

‘Best in show’ proposal for super industry stirs controversy

Some stakeholders in the super industry have taken aim at the Productivity Commission’s suggestion of implementing a 10 “Best in Show...

Parliament house

Big changes for super funds put to government

Australian superannuation members will be benefitted by $3.8 billion a year under findings handed down by the Productivity Commission to the...

Labor's tax policies cop flak from conservatives

A conservative lobby group has taken aim at Labor’s policy to remove franking credit refunds, suggesting it could force retirees to lose t...

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smsf

Tax time

Investors blindsided by tax from super withdrawals

Australians running their own superannuation funds are being hit with surprise taxes due to a lack of understanding regarding what meeting ...

SMSF spruikers lurk in popular holiday spot

Spruikers illegally pushing self-managed super funds have started to pop up on the mid-north coast of NSW, and the corporate regulator is wa...

Australian senate

SMSFs cop government heat moving into 2019

A spate of borrowing changes will impact self-managed super funds (SMSFs) in 2019. Here’s what you need to be on the lookout for. ...

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Investment Insights

Interest rates

Interest rate cut or continued standstill? Economists’ opinions divided

As household debt skyrockets, one financial expert insists interest rates may be forced to fall sooner rather than later. However, other eco...

AI and robotics have already changed the world as you know it

Your life is being made easier by artificial intelligence, and you probably haven’t even noticed. AI and robotics are revolutionising fiel...

US stock market pressure: Is there fire, or just smoke and noise?

As though bushfire season has come early, investors have been clouded with a haze of uncertainty in recent times. ...

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