Office real estate is undergoing a fundamental shift, while COVID-19 has accelerated a number of global real estate investment trends, including the continued growth of e-commerce and falling home ownership. However, new trends have also emerged, in particular, the decentralisation of work.
Normally you wouldn’t draw many similarities between a nutritionist, a balanced diet and a fund manager. However, we have some food for thought.
Getting the balance right between a safe spending rate and having enough income to enjoy retirement takes some careful planning. Investing for a reasonable return is one approach to helping your savings go the distance.
It is absolutely important that investors avoid emotional, panicked decision making. Investors who panic sell run the risk of selling low and crystallising losses in their portfolios. Read why.
Farmers have applauded the federal government’s decision to extend its $150,000 instant asset investment write-off offer until December after many businesses highlighted the previous deadline was too short to make practical use of the incentive.
Read how being actively involved in how and where your super is invested, could make a real difference to your retirement savings over the long-term.
Read why the decisions made during your ‘transition to retirement’ are life changing and how OBT’s Financial Planning team can help.
A vital ingredient to successful investing over the longer term is knowing yourself – and specifically knowing the mental traps you may fall into when making investment decisions. Here are a few of the more typical behavioural biases of investment decision-makers.
If you’d like the peace of mind that comes with a guaranteed income for life, a lifetime annuity might be right for you.
Read why Peter Switzer says, If I want to get fit, I hang out with fit people. If I want to learn to play golf, paying a golfing pro for lessons would make sense. If I want to grow wealth, investing in guidance from a specialist seems sensible.”