What's on the ATO hit list this financial year
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What’s on this year’s ATO hit list?

- May 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

You know it’s tax time when the Australian Tax Office releases its annual ATO hit list of the areas they are targeting for special attention. This year the ATO hit list is focused on: record-keeping; work-related expenses;  rental property income and deductions; and capital gains from crypto assets, property, and shares. “The ATO is targeting… 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 »

Investment bubble
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How to avoid being caught in an investment bubble

- March 22, 2022 3 MIN READ

They are the investment phenomenon which makes a person’s wildest financial dreams come true and then instantly shatters them. Investment bubbles have been inflating and bursting for hundreds of years. The wild ride of the gold price and the value of Bitcoin over the last few years is a timely reminder that while asset price… Read more »

Investing lessons I learned the hard way
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4 investing lessons I learned the hard way

- March 4, 2022 3 MIN READ

Take it from someone who’s learnt the ins and outs of the sharemarket the hard way; it’s expensive, exhausting and a waste of time to learn your own investing lessons. By Alex Brophy They say financial markets have short memories, which is why they always seem to fall down the same holes. Rampant speculation, asset… Read more »

Investing nibble strategy
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Buy, hold, sell… or nibble

- February 18, 2022 2 MIN READ

Rather than leap straight in, expert investors often use a ‘nibble’ strategy before taking further action. It is fascinating to me how professional investors are handling these volatile times on the sharemarket. Clouded by rising inflation and interest rates, the political tensions around Ukraine and the fundamental shift away from growth to valuing investing, equity… Read more »