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.
What 8 Areas Should you Review to maximise Marketing Return in your business? In our article, we outline key areas and how you can use analysis of industry data (and competitors) to inform what YOU should be doing now.
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.
Anchoring is one of many behavioural heuristics or biases that can inhibit investor returns. Whether you are investing on your own behalf, or consult a financial advisor, we hope the examples and suggestions here help in your decision making process.
One of the most important principles of investing is to ensure that you have a diversified portfolio. Read why.
We are so busy in our lives today. Decisions are made instantaneously, but knee-jerk reactions are often the wrong course of action. Taking the time to evaluate a situation can lead to a more informed decision and a better result in 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.
Redefining risk for income investors An equity-based investment fund that aims to deliver dependable income is likely to deviate significantly from the Australian share market index. It requires an active approach to manage a set of very different risks. For a typical return-seeking equity fund… Read More >>