Economic Overview As to be expected, the ongoing and dominant economic and market theme remains COVID-19. More so than ever, with COVID present no quarter will be quite like the previous. While Q1 was one of steep decline and pain, Q2 was sharp recovery and euphoria, while in Q3 markets took a slightly more subdued, […]

Federal Budget 2020/21

October 7, 2020

The delayed and momentous 2020 Federal budget has been handed down. It contains some amazing figures. The normally fiscally conscious Liberal Nationals have turned spendthrifts in a bid to lift the country out of the COVID-19 induced recession. It wouldn’t be a budget without heroic assumptions and the biggest in this budget is the assumption […]

ESG investing. You’ve probably heard the term, but what does it actually mean? ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, it may also be termed sustainable investing. You may say it is an investment decision based on your beliefs. It is a wide term as it can cover several areas, but essentially, it’s for investors […]

Ever stopped to wonder why you’re using a particular new word or phrase? Or maybe you’re sitting in the back of some strange person’s Hyundai, they’re driving you to some strange person’s house where you’re staying the night in their guest bedroom. How did that happen? The sharing economy. Disruption. The future of work. Hustle. […]

If you’re interested in financial matters, some of the most interesting and entertaining content on the internet can be found at Dave Ramsey’s YouTube channel. From the US, Dave is a southern gentleman who once went bankrupt. From there, he turned his life around and cleaned up his financial act. He started by publishing a […]