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May 2017

Don’t Invest in Hotspots!

New property investors are often wanting to find out where the hotspots are.  The problem with hotspots is that they…

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Must know changes to Superannuation

On 9 May 2017, Treasurer Scott Morrison released the 2017-18 Federal Budget. Due to the changes taking effect 1 July…

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What happened to the Aussie Backyard?

Australian house blocks are shrinking. A decade ago the average Australian block size was around 700sqm. Today freestanding homes are…

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Chinese tech company up 35% in 2017. More returns to come!

After reporting quarterly earnings last Friday, shares in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NASD: BABA) are up 35% since January, and…

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How to Spot Market Tops: Interest Rate Spreads

Over the past several days, we discussed 4 ways to identify market tops: macroeconomic indicators, interest rate raising cycles, valuation metrics…

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How to Spot Market Tops: Market Sentiment

In previous articles, we discussed ways to spot stock market tops. We already covered macroeconomic indicators, interest rate cycles and…

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Recent stories

How To Build An Emergency Fund Fast

In an ever-unpredictable world, financial preparedness is more crucial than ever. Emergencies – be they medical crises, unexpected home repairs,…

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Essential Strategies for Achieving Investment Success

Understanding and achieving investment success is a highly personal journey, as the definition of success varies from one individual to…

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Home Equity: Unlocking the Power

Home equity is more than just a financial term; it’s a powerful resource that, when utilised wisely, can support your…

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What To Do With An Inheritance

Receiving an inheritance can be a significant moment in anyone’s life, often accompanied by a mix of emotions due to…

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UGC Monthly Market Update | March 2024

Welcome to the UGC’s Monthly Market Update for March 2024. Join UGC’s Co-Portfolio Manager / Senior Investment Analyst, Huw Davies,…

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