Aussie dollar drops

Aussie dollar drops to a nine-month low

- August 25, 2023 2 MIN READ

The Aussie dollar has dropped sharply to a nine-month low and that impacts everyone. Our Australian dollar has dropped sharply over the last couple of weeks to a nine-month low. And the fact that our interest rate cycle is peaking while other countries are still raising rates is also dampening the value of the Aussie… Read more »

Best performing ASX stocks of past 10 years

The best blue-chip stocks over the last 10 years

- February 3, 2023 2 MIN READ

CommSec have found the standout stocks of the past decade and there’s one particular company that’s been a real winner. A couple of weeks ago I showed the best performing listed shares for 2023… and the duds of the year. Overall, the winners were resource stocks (coal miners in particular) and the duds were tech… Read more »

What are NFTs

Are NFTs an investment?

- March 30, 2022 3 MIN READ

You might have noticed some buzz lately around something called Non-Fungible Tokens or NFTs. They are essentially a digital certificate of ownership for digital assets, such as images and video. For some, NFTs might be an entirely new concept, but they have actually been around since 2014. They have become more widely recognised recently thanks… Read more »

Arguments over money

Arguments over money could be gender-based

- March 25, 2022 3 MIN READ

Studies have shown that arguments over money rank highly as one of the top reasons for divorce, second only to affairs and infidelity. New research by online trading brokerage firm Global Prime suggests that those arguments over money may be rooted in gender. The study found that men and women may be driven by different… Read more »

How to better manage investment risk
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10 ways to better manage investment risk

- March 24, 2022 5 MIN READ

The markets have been shaky recently, which adds to many people’s fear of taking on investment risk. But there are ways to find balance. In most investment structures, risk and return are intertwined. The higher the risk, the better the return. “When confronted with the sharemarket moving up and down, there’s a perception that it’s… Read more »