Modern Portfolio Theory_Glass Wealth Planning_Brisbane Newstead
Suppose you’re exploring a large city that you’ve never previously visited or you’re hiking a wilderness area for the first time. Would it be better to take with you an inaccurate map or no map at all. That’s the question raised by Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book Silent Risk. We tackle the question, is modern portfolio theory creating lazy Financial Advisers, unknowingly investing their clients with additional risk. Many investment advisers use an inaccurate
Finance, Macroeconomics, Investing
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RealVision & Hedgeye_Glass Wealth Planning_Financial Planning Brisbane Newstead
Financial Media that matters There’s no one right answer to where you should start when looking into investment options. If you’re looking for bright, innovative minds to inspire you to start looking into trading and investments in today’s hot market, there are many amazing and inspirational veterans whose knowledge you can tap into.   However, there are a few masters of the industry that stand out, and their websites feature high-quality content that will get
Finance, Macroeconomics, Investing
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6 ways to better manage your spending._Where money goes to heavan_Glass Wealth Planning
Your money goes to heaven – How to combat unnecessary spending. For many people, financial struggles are due to them not bringing in enough money, for others the problem comes from not wisely spending the money that they do make. Arguably that might be everybody’s problem. In this article, we take a look at 6 ways you can start better handling the money that you earn in order to help you reach your financial goals.
Culture, Finance, Investing
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Saving for house deposit_Brisbane Financial Adviser
Saving for your first home is probably the most rewarding feeling and one of the first truly uplifting financial goals you will ever work on. It’s akin to climbing a mountain, its a lot of work but it is possible and once you’re there the hurt doesn’t feel that bad in hindsight. If you are just starting out saving for your deposit, or thinking about how to tackle this, we assure you, if put the
Lifestyle, Finance, Investing
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Glass Steagall Introduced into Austrlian Parliment Bob Katter June 2018
Picture the 1920’s. The stock market is booming, people are drinking champagne and things are going great. Roads and high-rise developments are being built, speculation is commonplace, people borrow money and pump it into stocks…eventually, the good times end. Glass Steagall could be introduced into Australia, are the big banks, a big risk, no more? Big Banks, Big Risk no more? Apart from the party ending, this sounds remarkably familiar to our current day circumstances here
Business, Finance, Macroeconomics
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You are rich...apparently
Apparently you’re rich! If you watch mainstream media, you may be under the impression the economy is doing incredibly well.  Australians are super prosperous, home prices have been going up, your Superannuation and stocks have been climbing for what feels like forever, and employment is up too. So according to them apparently you’re rich? Mainstream media’s Financial delusion The media would have you believe Australian’s finances are totally under control, and that we are having a
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Empty Chair - Budget Basic Financial Literacy
Unfortunately for the majority of us, financial literacy is not mandatory as a part of our formal learning curriculum. The implication of this is that far too many individuals lack basic financial literacy. This becomes blatantly obvious only when things begin to go wrong financially. It seems for too long now, budget has been a dirty word. This needs to change otherwise many Australians will perpetually get left behind. Are Australians good with Money? Australians
Lifestyle, Finance, Investing
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3 Women in Finance
Firstly, the elephant in the room. Finance is and has always been dominated by males. Yet there have been many wonderful women in some of the most powerful financial positions and institutions, who perhaps haven’t been given the spot light they deserve. So if you are looking for financial guidance or education, and seek a balance of technical information and personal opinion, we believe the following 3 women should be your go-to for understanding Financial
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Financial Advisor Brisbane
Conditions in mortgage rates have been in a glorious honeymoon period for nearly 5 years.  If you have a mortgage, you have been the key beneficiary of these low rates. You’ve enjoyed more money for discretionary spending, have been able to make larger repayments, and have been able to take on a larger mortgage. Is the honeymoon over, We are certain it is and that mortgage rates will rise before any RBA increase. Rates will stay
Finance, Investing, Property
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It is said that time heals wounds. In the world of financial wounds, we are now nine years into our recovery after the 2009 global meltdown. Our recovery has been made possible by our central bank and other government prescriptions which included huge doses of extended ultra-low interest rates, in some cases negative interest rates, piles of printed money, central bank purchase of toxic bank assets, lower taxes and increased government spending. Nine years of
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