Earnings per share this Financial Year 2020 fell by 20% whilst dividend paid out fell by 26%. This was the same fall as was experienced during the GFC back in 2008. The unemployment rate in Australia is 7.5% whilst the underemployment rate is 11.2%. The unemployment rate in the US is 8.4% as of ... Read more
September 2020 Newsletter
We have been witnessing markets move up and down with greater voracity in the past few months as sentiments drive both optimism and fear. Fundamentally, it is extremely likely, if not a certainty, that the world will suffer a recession in 2021 when the central bank stimulus is lifted. It is improbable to assume that this stimulus can continue much past mid-2021 as affordability of these measures on state coffers becomes a massive strain on most, if not all economies.
So where does that leave us?
Please read my article 'Is Volatility the New Normal?"
Dear Clients, We are now using DocuSign to allow you to sign documents electronically. Please find enclosed a link to a short video to demonstrate the use of DocuSign and how to execute documents electronically. Please click the DocuSign symbol to access the ... Read more
Your personal experiences have likely had a big influence on how risk-averse or - tolerant you are. By Christine Benz - Christine Benz is Morningstar’s director of personal finance and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances and the Morningstar Guide to ... Read more
You love your home, but maybe you’re not in love with it anymore. Don’t rush it. Take a moment to go through the following checklist before buying a new house. Be prepared You need to assess something before making a new financial commitment. Selling your home and buying again comes with ... Read more