Spotlight

Make your self unreachable

Thursday, April 18, 2019

To make the most of your time, it often makes sense to ensure you are unreachable now and then. We wish you a safe and relaxing long weekend over the Easter break. Our office will remain open on business days, as usual.
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Could PayPass ruin your home ownership dreams

Thursday, April 04, 2019

As property prices are dropping, it is getting more difficult to secure a mortgage. Given property valuations are lower, and the Royal Commission has scrutinised lenders’ home loan application processes, prospective Aussie homeowners are reporting that it is taking months to get approval.
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End of Financial Year Review - 2017/2018

Monday, August 06, 2018

The 12 months to end of June 2018 delivered strong investment returns. We look at what areas of markets delivered over the 2018 Financial Year as well as highlight some principles to consider in what may be more turbulent times ahead.
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Why you need a Financial Fire Drill - Peace of Mind during crisis

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Another summer has passed full of family, fun and... bushfires. How comforting is it to have the Fire Brigade and CFA on hand to deal with any fire that arises? We believe employing a Financial 'Fire Drill' will provide you with the peace of mind to deal with the next crisis that eventuates across investment markets.
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Reading the Tea Leaves

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

As we head into 2018, look out for a new round of market 'outlooks'. We end the year with some wise advice to read these forecasts with interest, and yet with caution.
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The forecasting season

Friday, December 23, 2016

'Tis the season to make forecasts. As we approach the end of the year, newsroom staffing dwindles and editors look for space fillers to keep the readers happy. Yes, here come the investment "outlooks" again.
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Client feedback survey

Friday, October 14, 2016

An independent and confidential survey of IMFG Private Clients has revealed that respondents feel more confident in their future. But we want to continue to improve. Highlights of the survey:
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Pokemon Investing

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Have you noticed the surge recently in people wandering aimlessly and staring at their smartphones? Chances are they're playing Pok?mon GO, the latest craze. It's an activity eerily close to how some folk see investing.
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The search for Value

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Markets have fallen, however, the rules of investing have not changed. This investment note takes a deeper dive on where expected investment return lies for the patient investor. By Angus Dockrill, IMFG Wealth Specialist
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The cautionary tale of Volkswagen

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Volkswagen – Is there a better case for portfolio diversification? Is your investment portfolio adequately diversified to avoid unexpected risks? Angus Dockrill, IMFG Wealth Specialist, takes a closer look.
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Lowest Variable Rates

Thursday, September 10, 2015

You could be eligible for Variable Rates as low as 3.99% pa. Are you looking to purchase a new home or do you know if your existing loan compares to current deals out there?
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Six Tips for Financial Uncertainty

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

By Angus Dockrill, Director & Wealth Specialist IMFG. This note is unashamedly meant for those that have made the conscious choice to be a long term investor (and not a short term speculator) with a view to improving your decision making during this period of market uncertainty.
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The Great Fall of China

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

By Angus Dockrill, IMFG Director and Wealth Specialist. After nearly 7 years of higher than normal investment returns, investment markets have fallen over recent months with significant falls in recent days.
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2015 Federal Budget

Sunday, May 17, 2015

To help understand what the Federal Budget means for you and your own personal financial planning, we have collated relevant information from trusted sources.
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Rum and economics

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

What does 'rum' have to do with todays uncertain investment market? At our most recent event well regarded Investment Strategist, Brian Parker, used the analogy of The Rum Ration to help us make sense of the current economic climate, while providing key investment insights for the year ahead. Thank you to our clients who came and made this a successful event and we look forward to the next one.
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