Young Investors

Investing in Shares. The Way of the Future for Young Investors?

Australian wages are growing at a miserly 1.9%.  This rate has been declining since 2010 as it continues trending further downward.  Combine this with property prices growing at 4 times that rate and the opportunity for young Australians to enter the property market or get ahead financially is looking bleak. So what options are there[…]

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[…]

Tax planning for retirees under 60

For many people it could be tempting to retire before age 60 and call it a career. If that is the case, you should be aware that your superannuation benefit payments will very likely be subject to some tax. However, with careful planning and preparation on your part or with the assistance of an expert[…]

UGC Strategy Underpinned by Record-Breaking Chicago Real Estate

For those of you that have embraced our foreign property investment strategy into the Chicago (USA) real estate market, we were pleased to review the latest information supplied by the Chicago Agent Magazine and the Crain’s Chicago Business Report that have supported our position. Here are the key findings as published in their article Record-Breaking Foreign[…]

US Real Estate : Great Time to Buy

Over the past several months we have been conducting significant research into the US real estate market. We have already made several recommendations within our platinum share portfolios to re-position them for the opportunity building in US real estate right now. [metaslider id=6331] In addition to this, at the end of September we travelled to the[…]

Wealth Creation

Wealth creation isn’t something that just happens.   The earlier you begin to plan for your long-term wealth aspirations, the greater the chance of your success. Your UGC adviser helps you with everything from the planning phase to the implementation phase. This includes assistance with budgeting plans, savings plans, financial structuring, tax effective strategising, gearing for[…]

UGC Securities

Increasing your money making options

There is a safe way to squeeze more money out of your share portfolio than just collecting dividends and hoping your shares go up. If done correctly, this strategy can actually help you achieve returns better than the overall market and lower the risk profile of your portfolio. To be honest, we can’t believe that so many people aren’t including this[…]