Posts tagged: investment

What do higher US interest rates mean for Australia?

In March, the US central bank – the Federal Reserve – lifted its federal funds rate target and forecast at least two more increases...   Read More

Is a self-managed super fund right for you?

Investing with a self-managed super fund, or SMSF, is one option to grow your super, but it’s also a tricky one. As you and...   Read More

2018 Property Prices: the good, the bad and the unexpected

It’s that time of year when everyone polishes the crystal ball to see where Australia’s housing market is heading. And there are always plenty...   Read More

Imminent cash rate rise remains unlikely

Mortgage holders were the winners on Melbourne Cup Day as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left the cash rate on hold for the...   Read More

Why a franchise can be a great investment (part 2)

As we said in our introduction to franchises as a potential investment opportunity, you don’t have to build a business or a brand from scratch when you...   Read More

Why a franchise can be a great investment (part 1)

Ever dreamed of owning your own business? By investing in a franchise, you don’t have to build a business or a brand from scratch...   Read More

5 ways to avoid “auction anxiety”

You’re at an auction hoping to buy your dream home. You’re amongst a bunch of strangers, some of whom are there to try to...   Read More

How Australians plan to spend their tax returns this year

The first weeks of spring are a timely reminder that tax return season is also upon us, with the self-lodgement deadline of 31 October...   Read More

National property price outlook

With some experts now predicting an imminent Sydney property market crash, the key questions have thus become: how likely is it, and what will...   Read More

How to attract new customers and grow existing ones

One of the biggest issues impacting many businesses is poor lead conversion rates. Business owners put substantial marketing money into front-end lead generation and...   Read More