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April 2020

8 steps to prepare for the Financial Impacts of the Coronavirus

Much of the media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic is focusing on the potential health impacts. The potential financial impacts…

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Economic Response to the Coronavirus

While the full economic effects from the virus remain uncertain, the outlook has deteriorated since the Government’s initial Economic Response…

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The power of diversification, discipline and long-term focus

Investors probably will experience three or four of these type of market events in their lifetime – October 2008 when…

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$130 billion JobKeeper Payment to help keep Australians in jobs

On 30 March, the Government announced the $130 billion JobKeeper Payment to help keep Australians in jobs as we deal…

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A 20-year investment growth story

At the end of 2018, after a dismal fourth quarter – in fact, the worst quarterly performance in seven years…

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Super returns and the importance of diversification

Investors in professionally managed superannuation funds, especially those with higher exposures to equities, on average achieved returns of 14 per…

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Recent stories

Understanding the Sharemarket: A Beginner’s Guide

Investing in the sharemarket can be a powerful way to grow your wealth over time. Whether you’re new to investing…

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Franked Dividends vs Unfranked Dividends

When it comes to investing in the stock market, understanding the nuances of dividend payments is crucial. One of the…

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UGC Monthly Market Update | May 2024

Join UGC’s Head of Research / Co-Portfolio Manager, Huw Davies, as he takes a deep dive into the latest financial…

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If aged care advice is confusing – get advice

Many people think they can’t afford to get aged care advice, but the reality is you probably can’t afford not…

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Mastering the Tax Game: Boost Your Wealth & Trim Your Tax

As the end of the financial year approaches, it’s the perfect time to refine your tax strategies and maximise your…

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