Five tips for looking after your household’s finances

Take the pain out of managing your family’s finances with some simple tips every family can use. Taking care of household finances can be time consuming and boring – and often people don’t know where to start. Your local library may have some good resources if you want to do your own research, but these…

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Market Wrap

The recovery rally marches on Global shares rose 4.7% and 3.4% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Emerging markets continued to struggle (down -0.6%) with political tension within Hong Kong and heightened US tensions driving Chinese equities lower for the month (China accounts for ~40% of the benchmark index making a major driver). Australian shares…

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Market Wrap

Risk assets rose Global shares were up 1.8% and 0.4% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Domestically, Australian shares underperformed international markets falling -0.4% during October. This was driven by a combination of falling iron ore prices hurting mining giants such as Rio Tinto and disappointing quarterly updates impacting the major banks. The Australian dollar…

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Market Wrap

Geopolitical events dominate                                                                                                   November 2018 Global shares…

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Five ways to keep your business debt under control

Managing your business debt can help you steer clear of financial trouble. Piling up a lot of debt could leave your business in financial difficulty or, worse, bankrupt. Here are five ways that may help you manage debt and avoid a financial mess. 1.         Understand your business situation It’s important to keep track of your…

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