Mind the (Yield) Gap

With the fall in deposit rates and ultra-low or even negative bond yields, it is near impossible for investors to live on the income generated by these asset classes, traditionally viewed as defensive. Read more

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Rural Succession Planning: Sow the Seeds Early

Succession planning amongst the rural sector is one of the biggest challenges and concerns facing farming families across our country. It is critical that a succession plan is in place to ensure there is consensus regarding a long-term plan for all family members involved, both on and off-farm. Read more

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Telstra (TLS) A Mixed Reception

The stock in focus this month is Telstra (TLS), and specifically their recently completed share buyback. In conjunction with the reporting of its results on 11 August, Telstra announced a $1.5 billion buyback, comprising a $250 million on-market buyback and a $1.25 billion off-market buyback. Read more

An Nguyen, Analyst

An Nguyen, Analyst

Eager to make her start in the finance industry, An completed a Bachelor of Business plus Honours (Accelerated Program), majoring in Finance at QUT in just three years. Read more

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Door Closing on Super Opportunities

For anyone who wants a comfortable retirement, 1 July 2017 is a very important date, as this is when the majority of the government’s proposed super changes are likely to come into effect. Read more