How does the Australian Age Pension work?

Around 80% of Australians who have reached Age Pension age are currently receiving the Age Pension in full or in part.  The remaining 20% are either ineligible due to the income and assets test or have not applied. At some stage in their retirement, most Australians will be eligible to claim a Part or a[…]

Language Tech Company Translates into Big Profits

Appen Ltd (ASX: APX), the data services and language technology company, has seen its share price soar 43% over the past 2 weeks on the back of a strong earnings result and a significant upgrade to its full year earnings guidance. APX is seeing significant increased demand for its high quality data for machine learning-based[…]

Will Rising Interest Rates Kill US Housing Recovery?

Will Rising Interest Rates Kill US Housing Recovery? “Everyone knows that rising interest rates will kill the US housing recovery.” “The US housing recovery is so 2013”. “If you haven’t bought a US investment property, you’ve missed the boat.” It seems like everyone is convinced that higher US interest rates will kill the US housing[…]

Vocus Pays Dividends for UGC Clients

Source: The Motley Fool A recent article by The Motley Fool suggests that investors should pay particular attention to ISP and data centre company Vocus Communications Limited. (VOX AX.) UGC welcomes this news as clients who took up this recommendation in February are now enjoying some quick short term gains, as shares in the company have risen[…]

Joel Hewish

Joel Hewish is the founder, Chief Executive and Chief Financial Strategist of United Global Capital (UGC). Joel is a highly skilled, educated and experienced wealth management professional. Joel established United Global Capital (UGC) with a vision to bring the world’s best investment opportunities and financial strategies to ordinary people. After spending his initial years in the industry as an investment research assistant, Joel[…]