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We release a monthly economic update, a monthly topical article and a quarterly newsletter.
The monthly Economic Update takes a look at the latest issues affecting local and international markets.
The monthly topical article looks at different areas of financial advice and provides useful information, including any updates and changes within the financial services industry.
Our quarterly client newsletter keeps you up to date with the current hot topics in the world of financial planning and personal wealth management. Topics can include superannuation, investment, retirement, wealth protection through insurance, redundancy and estate planning.
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Editorial May 2021 – Why insurance matters
In a year that has seen so many unexpected events take place it is top of mind for most Australians now more than ever that life does not always go the way we plan, but having a plan in place if things do take an unexpected turn can mean that our health, lifestyle, and family are better protected.
inTouch Q2 2021
Welcome to the Q2 edition of inTouch for 2021. This edition looks at some options around personal insurance protection in our article on TPD insurance and our illustration about getting insurance whilst you’re still young and bulletproof!
Market Wrap May 2021: Global markets continue rising
Global shares rose 4% and 3.2% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. The rotation to stocks benefitting from a strong economic recovery faltered in April. Strong profit results for major US tech companies such as Google saw growth sectors such as technology outperform.
Market Wrap April 2021: Global markets continue rising
Global shares rose 4.3% and 5.1% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. The rotation to stocks benefitting from a strong economic recovery persisted into March. Stocks with more exposure to economic growth such as the banking sector continued to rally, benefitting from the rise in growth expectations.
Editorial April 2021 – Financial tips that anyone can use
There are lots of tips when it comes to getting ahead, financial speaking. Most of them are really simple so if you are struggling to get on top of your finances and it is a burden you could live without, take a look at our suggestions, below, and make a commitment to just start with one. If that works, maybe you will be encouraged to tackle a few more.
inTouch Q1 2021
Welcome to the first edition of inTouch for 2021. The impacts of the Coronavirus that has plagued Australia for over a year now have been a concern for us all – for our health, wellbeing, friends and family stuck overseas and the financial impacts have been devastating for some.
Market Wrap March 2021: Vaccinations continue climbing
Global shares rose 2.7% and 1.6% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. The rotation to stocks benefitting from a strong economic recovery persisted into February. A rally in oil and other commodity prices boosted returns for energy and mining stocks.
Editorial March 2021 – Understanding some of the aged care terminology
Aged care is a complex and emotive topic and many people don’t think about their aged care needs until the time to do something is upon them – at which point the options can be limiting. This article explains a couple of the key areas to consider around your aged care plan.
Market Wrap February 2021: Vaccination rollouts en masse
Global shares fell 0.8% and 0.4% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Global equities were influenced in part by volatility in US markets. Sizeable retail-initiated positioning in certain small stocks triggered de-leveraging (selling positions) by investors and contributed to broader market weakness. In addition, concerns additional stimulus would not be forthcoming weighed on the US market.