The benefits and risks of investing overseas
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The benefits and risks of investing overseas

- September 15, 2021 3 MIN READ

Despite a ‘home country bias’, investing overseas is picking up speed in Australia. Here’s what you need to know. Australian investors have long shown a ‘home country bias’, which is a fancy way of saying we prefer to invest in our own backyard. Some Australians have exposure to overseas shares via their super fund, but… Read more »

The best ways to invest your tax return
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The 5 best way to invest your tax return

- August 30, 2021 4 MIN READ

Yippee, you’ve scored a good looking return from the tax office this year. While you’re tempted to blow the lot, if you invest your tax return carefully you’ll set yourself up for long-term wealth. The ATO returned more than $1 billion to approximately 457,000 taxpayers in the 2019-2020 financial year. That’s an average return of… Read more »

Run fast from these bogus investment scams
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Run fast from these bogus investment scams

- August 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

Fraudulent investment scams reported to Scamwatch have cost Australians over $70 million in the first half of this year, reports the ACCC. Here’s what you can do to avoid falling victim. That’s a massive 53.4 per cent increase in reports about investment scams received by Scamwatch this time last year. Projected losses are set to… Read more »

The long term cost of panicking in a crash
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The massive long term cost of panicking in a crash

- August 20, 2021 2 MIN READ

Research group SuperRatings have completed a fascinating, and important, lesson into the cost of panicking in a crash. I know sharemarket crashes are stressful, but history tells us that those that keep their nerve come out winners. SuperRatings has proved the point. They looked at the impact of switching out of a balanced or growth… Read more »