The New Year's Resolutions making you money

They can be easier to break than make, but these financial New Year’s resolutions are simple and achievable with the ability to put you on a better financial path in 2019. Read more

Sale of Aurizon (AZJ) & GPT Group (GPT)

Sale of Aurizon (AZJ) & GPT Group (GPT)

Across the Australian equity component of investor accounts, we have sold Aurizon (AZJ). AZJ is a rail freight operator, providing haulage services across a regulated network. Read more

Purchase of Wesfarmers (WES.ASX)

Purchase of Wesfarmers (WES.ASX)

Across client accounts that have selected the “Growth” Australian Equity option we have purchased Wesfarmers (WES). Wesfarmers is a diversified business operating in home improvement and office supplies, resources, chemicals, energy and fertilizers and industrials and safety products. Read more

Elston achieves a major milestone

The entire Elston team recently came together to celebrate a significant milestone – the 10-year anniversary of the company. Elston officially started on 1 October 2008 at a very difficult time. Read more

Brambles (BXB): delivering the goods

The stock in focus this month is Brambles (BXB). At recent presentations, Portfolio Managers have touched on the theme of disruption, looking at the possibility that in some areas larger incumbents may have advantages that are underestimated, and that the ability for new players to take significant market share may be somewhat overestimated. Read more

Effective ways to donate to charity

With the festive season fast approaching, giving back becomes front of mind for many of us. Those with children or younger family members also start to think about how to use this time of year to teach our loved ones that much joy comes from what you give and not what you receive. Read more

Life insurance and income protection for the self-employed

There are over two million self-employed Australians in the workforce today. There’s no doubt that running your own business can be rewarding, but without the safety nets and security offered by larger corporations, it’s important to consider financial protection as part of essential business planning. Read more