2018 Year in Review

Reg GranthamEconomy, LifestyleLeave a Comment

Investors started 2018 full of hope, with the global economy and financial markets in good shape, but by year’s end, they were uncertain and a little anxious about what lay ahead. Markets responded with last minute falls across all asset classes.  The issues that weighed heavily at the end of … Read More

Protecting your family

Reg GranthamIncome Protection, Life InsuranceLeave a Comment

The holidays are traditionally a time to relax and reflect on the importance of family. They are also an opportune moment to think about how you can care for and protect your family all year round.  When you are enjoying the summer break with your loved ones, it can be … Read More

Can you afford your dream retirement?

Christina BelmonteRetirement PlanningLeave a Comment

Planning your dream retirement can be an exciting time. The chance to travel overseas or around Australia without having to rush back to work, time to pursue new hobbies, learn a language or spend time with the grandkids. The possibilities are endless, but what will it cost? Working out how … Read More

Fostering financially savvy young adults

Reg GranthamHome Living, MoneyLeave a Comment

From student debt to new technology and landing that first job, today’s young Australians are transitioning into adulthood in a world very different from the one their parents entered. While economies and societies might change, the principles of managing one’s personal finances stay the same. Most parents try to instil … Read More

Housing prices off the boil

Reg GranthamDevelopment, Investment StrategyLeave a Comment

The Australian housing market appears to have reached a turning point, with prices falling 2.2% since peaking in September 2017. This is welcome news for first home buyers; not so much for sellers and investors. As always with residential property, it’s a tale of many markets with big differences between … Read More