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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

Five Things First Home Buyers Need To Know

Before you decide to purchase your first property there are a number of things to consider, including your current personal…

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There’s more than one way to boost your retirement income

After spending your working life building retirement savings, you may be reluctant to eat into your “nest egg” too quickly.…

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Downsizing in retirement

If you’re thinking about selling your home and downsizing, consider the pros and cons. Check if selling your home affects…

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Getting a good balance in 2021

By Tony Kaye, Senior Personal Finance Writer, Vanguard Australia Reviewing the structure of your investment portfolio is an important and…

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What exactly is inflation?

By Beatrice Yeo, Economist, Vanguard Australia The Reserve Bank of Australia has recently made an unprecedented change to the way…

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