The current rate of compulsory Superannuation Guarantee (SG) is due to increase to 10% in July 2021. It has been frozen at 9.5% since July 2014 and there have been many arguments for and against increasing SG contributions from the current rate of 9.5% to 12%.
The COVID-19 pandemic remains a major feature on the global stage, but indicators suggest that there is economic expansion on the horizon.
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.
How would the US market have performed without Big Tech? How do their profits compare? Our charts reveal the market dominance of the “FAMAGs”.
After the economic downturn and uncertainty that COVID-19 has brought this year, the big question is when growth will return.
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.
Long-term investment can be challenging. Given the inherent volatility of markets, it’s useful to remind ourselves of strategies we can utilise to meet long-term investment goals.
Since emotions pose a threat to our financial health, it is important that we are aware of them so we can make the best possible decisions to ensure financial security.
We are operating in a world where interest rates are now very low both overseas and here in Australia; a time of uncertainty has arisen. Therefore, in this current climate, your assets should be sheltered to ensure financial security.