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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

UGC Monthly Market Update | February 2024

Welcome to the UGC’s Monthly Market Update for February 2024. Join UGC’s CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Joel Hewish, as…

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How to Make the Most of the Stage 3 Tax Cuts

The introduction of stage 3 tax cuts represents a great opportunity for Australians to enhance their financial well-being. With 13.6…

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Investing for a House Deposit

In today’s economic landscape, purchasing a home is a significant milestone that requires careful financial planning and strategic saving. For…

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The Power of Dollar Cost Averaging in Building Wealth

In the realm of investment strategies, Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) stands out for its simplicity and effectiveness, particularly for those…

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Understanding the ASX 200: A Key Indicator for Investors

The ASX 200 is more than just a number—it’s a vital indicator of the Australian share market’s health and a…

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