Diversification, spreading your money across a range of different assets rather than putting it all into one place, is one of the core principles of investment risk management. That's because investment returns from different assets are never consistent.
Director identification numbers may be introduced sooner than expected for SMSFs with corporate trustees, with the government moving quickly with the rollout of systems and processes, according to a technical expert.
Public interest in financial advice rose significantly in 2020, with consumers focusing their online searches on super topics as the government launched its COVID-19 early access scheme, according to new data from fund manager Allan Gray.
With thousands of Australian expats still hoping to return home following COVID-19, a mid-tier firm has highlighted some important tax implications and considerations, including the foreign pension transfers.
Approaching retirement still remains the top reason for seeking advice from a financial planner, with healthcare costs, outliving their savings and aged care costs some of the biggest concerns, according to a recent research paper.
COVID-19 has completely, and mercilessly, dictated the direction of economies and financial markets through most of this year. So, as we rapidly approach the end of an extremely unpredictable and volatile year, what's in store for 2021?