On 31 March 2017, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), the body that regulates how banks operate, further clamped down on Australian banks and their ability to lend, by implementing new rules to curb the pace of activity in the Australian housing market. The measures are particularly designed to manage the heat being experienced in[…]
UGC Chief Executive Joel Hewish was invited to join the panel at the annual SIBOR Global Real Estate Summit in Staten Island, USA.
In 2015, the US stock market generated a total return of just 1.4%. This means that the U.S. stock market has now generated positive returns for seven consecutive years.
Self-Managed Superannuation Funds offer a number of key advantages for investors over industry, public offer and corporate superannuation funds. So much so that many of the investment strategies we recommend at United Global Capital (UGC) simply can’t be implemented within any other superannuation structure. Advantages of SMSFs include: Trustees have unlimited discretion to invest in[…]
There are no “latest seasons” in the share market. Purchasing and selling of our portfolios should not be managed in the same way we manage our fashion tastes and impulsive purchases. You shouldn’t by stocks based on emotion, temptation or simply because they are experiencing a decrease in price. When we see a favourite item[…]
Discretionary Family Trusts are used strategically in estate planning and investment as a means to facilitate flexibility in managing income tax, capital gains tax and succession planning issues. A trust is an obligation where a person/entity (trustee) is legally bound to hold and deal with property for the benefit of other people (the beneficiaries). This[…]
A rare setup in US stocks, which occurred in early October, suggests higher stock prices
On September 30th, UGC Chief Executive and Founder Joel Hewish shared his insights at the SIBOR Global Real Estate Symposium in NYC discussing: Why investing in US real estate as a foreigner makes sense? What challenges we experienced as foreign investors and how we overcame them? What benefits our clients attained as foreign investors? Discussing[…]
Do you want to know how to identify a great business? I’m talking about the type of business that you can simply buy at a fair price and sleep soundly in the knowledge that it will have a high degree of likelihood of outperforming the boarder market for years and years without you having to[…]
History Says It’s Time to Buy!! History says it’s time to buy!! According to Stansberry Research, we are highly likely to see outsized US stock market returns over the next few months and years. According to S&A, if they are correct, you do not want to miss out on the opportunities that could present for[…]
Not All Pensions Are Created Equal Did you know that after the age of 60 there is no tax payable on pension withdrawals? This can lead to significant tax savings. But most people already know this fact. Few people, however, know that it may also be possible to establish a tax free pension prior to[…]
The world is slowly recovering from the Global Financial Crisis. Europe is emerging from recession, the US economy is growing, emerging markets are super cheap and technology is advancing at a rapid rate. Now is the time to act and position yourself for the opportunities that are going to present in the future.