Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates.  This Week’s Economic Pulse – Commsec have an amazing chart which tracks luxury car sales to house prices which points to a strong correlation between the two. I talked last week about general car sales falling 10 per cent in…

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A lot of shareholders will start receiving the annual report of companies they’ve invested in. They can be quite daunting documents. But don’t dismiss them because they are basically your company’s report card on how well they’ve done over the last year. So persevere… it’s worth it. Here’s my quick guide into what investors should look…

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Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates.  This has been a huge week for economic data and a barrage of diverse media commentary scaring everyone. So here’s my take: – Economic growth for June quarter came in at 0.5 per cent which translates to annual growth of…

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Do you remember the last time you checked your home loan to see if it’s still the best value option for you? Are you still on the lowest interest rate? Does it offer you the kind of flexibility you need at this stage of your life?  Chances are, you could easily access a better mortgage…

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I’ve been talking about this for the last few months… the bottoming of the slump in Sydney and Melbourne residential house prices. I thought they’d just bump along the bottom for a while. But a bloke I really respect, SQM Research’s Lois Christopher, is thinking we might be headed for a quick return to boom…

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Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates.  Interest rate could drop even further Just when you thought money was cheap with such low interest rates on loans and savings accounts…it could be getting even cheaper. Reserve Bank deputy governor Guy Debelle was this week talking at a…

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It’s never too late to start combatting home loan waste. Especially if you use uno’s Active Home Loan Management Service to help. For example, uno’s loanScoreTM tool shows you the health of your mortgage while analysing it against thousands of home loan products on uno’s panel of 29 lenders. It also calculates potential savings you…

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What a wild couple of weeks it has been on global share markets. From investors spooked by everything from the China/US trade dispute and Central Bank interest movements to inverted yield curves and currency wars. I reckon it’s a good time for a refresher course on the golden rules of share investing. No matter how…

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Did you know Australians are wasting more than $4 billion a year on their mortgages? In fact, unnecessary interest costs are one of the key drivers of all Australian household financial waste. According to a recent report by uno Home Loans, Australian homeowners have taken their eyes off the prize. Sure, they may have searched…

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Hey gang, get up to speed on this week’s financial trends with my market updates. Read on for a snapshot of what is ‘an inverted yield curve’ and why it’s creating panic in the global markets: In very simple terms, an inverted yield curve is the canary of the health of the global economy. It’s…

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How are your parents’ finances?

It’s a funny thing when you realise that your parents are old. It makes you reflect on their...

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7 ways to make extra money… fast   Everyone has a moment of financial desperation. An unexpected big...

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