The first half of 2018 has shaped up to be a fairly volatile year with regards to equity markets. We have had a correction in both Australian and Global Equity markets in February/March only to then post a recovery in April/May. We have and continue to remain cautious with regards to our outlook ... Read more
Quarterly Newsletter - June 2018
Welcome to our June 2018 edition of the Elixir Private Wealth Newsletter. We hope you will enjoy the articles we have selected for your viewing.
In this edition, I thought I would share some insights from the extremely well-respected PIMCO Global Advisory Board on the state of the economies.
We wish you all a successful and happy end of the financial year!
Aziz Meherali CFP®
Slow walkers may have new reason to speed up their stroll. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine finds that fast walkers — and even average-speed walkers — are considerably less likely to die early than those who walk slowly. Compared to slowpokes, fast and average-speed ... Read more
Legislation has passed that will enable people aged 65 or over to make additional super contributions of up to $300,000 per person from the proceeds of the sale of their home from 1 July 2018. These are known as ‘downsizer contributions’ and they can be made on top of the existing contribution caps, ... Read more
There are many reasons why traveling is addictive. It hurls you out of your comfort zone and gives you a sweet taste of freedom. It pushes you to your limits and expands your perspective. It allows you to get in touch with yourself and teaches you how to appreciate life. But the most addictive and ... Read more
Never renovated a property before? Here are four mistakes to avoid when it’s home improvement time. Mistake 1: Not doing enough research Don’t start work without knowing the details. You need to research building materials and tradespeople, and understand the legal and regulatory aspects of a ... Read more