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UK State Pensions: Mitigating the Impact of Inflation and Market Volatility

August 11th, 2022

Rising inflation across the globe is having an impact on just about every industry, family and business. This includes property market dynamics, rising home loan repayments, strained household budgets and the rising cost of living. UK expats looking to claim the State Pension in Australia may also feel the effects. If you have previously workedread more

WA Property Market Update July 2022

July 27th, 2022

Over the past few WA Property Market Updates, we’ve covered rising interest rates and the potential impact on the property market – and the July 2022 issue is no different. Earlier in the year, predictions concerning rate rises from the Reserve Bank (RBA) generally outlined one or two increases for the year, in an attemptread more

Responsible Investing – Understanding Your Options

July 22nd, 2022

A lot of what we do in life is better done in a responsible way – driving, raising kids, the whole lot. Investing can be the same, but it is critical that investors understand their options on how they can have their money invested in portfolios that prioritise shares deemed “responsible” from an environmental, socialread more

Scams and Fraudulent Investment – Protecting Your Wealth

June 1st, 2022

In late 2021, we released an article on our website exploring the story of a client who nearly lost $100,000 to an elaborate and sophisticated scam (click here for that story). That situation, thankfully, ended with nothing more than a near-miss and a lesson learned. However, more recently, another fraudulent investment scam has cropped up,read more

Reverse Mortgage – Your Key to a More Comfortable Retirement?

May 26th, 2022

For many Australians, the motivation to work hard and accumulate wealth is to eventually transition to a comfortable retirement. Research indicates that Australian Seniors are ranked number 1 in the world in terms of per capita net worth, however 35% are living below the poverty line. In fact, that same population group are second-worst amongstread more

WA Property Market Update May 2022

May 20th, 2022

In our last WA property market update, we opened by highlighting the difference a month can make – lifted COVID restrictions, open borders, and the announcement of a federal election. Well, it’s safe to say that the passing of another month has brought with it further noteworthy changes. This time, it’s interest rates. On 3read more

The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on Your UK Pension Transfer

May 18th, 2022

Following several years of the RBA keeping Australia’s Cash Rate Target below 1.00%, 4 May 2022 saw an increase of 0.25% - the first interest rate rise this year. While the immediate reaction to this tends to focus on the property market and how it will impact home loans, less is covered regarding the impactread more

WA Property Market Update – April 2022

April 14th, 2022

Well, what a difference a month can make! In the March edition of the WA Property Market Update, we met the opening of the WA state border with great joy and optimism, and now that we’re in April we’ve seen a significant lifting of COVID restrictions, and the Federal election has been called for 21read more

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