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February 2020

APRA announces changes to the lending landscape

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) continues to work on both superannuation and the lending sphere in response to the…

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Factors to consider when investing in direct shares

Australia has one of the highest rates of share ownership in the world. According to an ASX Australian Investor Study, approximately…

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Saving for education

Education is the gift that parents can give their children that keeps on giving. But if you are considering private…

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Fraudulent Banking And Credit Schemes

How To Identify And Avoid Fraudulent Credit Schemes Fraudsters have clever ways to get your banking, credit card or personal…

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The importance of binding nominations in estate planning

It’s a common misconception that superannuation automatically transfers to the super fund owner’s estate upon their death. 

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Retire on your own terms and not the market's

One of the biggest retirement challenges is ensuring that the savings accumulated during your working years lasts as long as…

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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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