23Nov 2020

Article courtesy of Katherine Hawes – Digital Age Lawyers 23 November 2020.   A Lawyers perspective: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The last decade has seen a massive growth in Australian individuals and families opting to manage their own Superannuation retirement savings. The self-management and growth of retirement savings is in the form of a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF).  […]

20Nov 2020

Ageing brings the curse of vulnerability. Cognition inevitably declines, reflexes inevitably decline, eyesight and hearing inevitably decline, while muscle mass is on slow glide downward as we lose 3-5% each decade from our 30’s. That means strength and balance inevitably declines. There are some preventative measures we can take, but try as we may, in […]

15Nov 2020

The country and the world have been financially disrupted this year. There’s a section of haves who have done exceptionally well considering the economic calamity. There are a section of have nots who have done exceptionally poorly. This is nothing new. As economies shift, winners and losers are created all the time, though usually not […]

30Oct 2020

It is a week out from the US Presidential election. We’ve deliberately avoided the election until the very last moment. Why? Its lack of importance. We hear ‘this is the most important election of our lifetime’ almost every election. On some issues, maybe it is. When it comes to investing, it rarely is. Nor should […]

23Oct 2020

Stories. There is nothing more powerful than a story to help change perception or convince us of something. Stories are a powerful way to push aside the need for evidence. When we are looking for some hope, the belief that things can change, or will be different, is alluring. The story says something has changed. […]