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The demographics of a growing (and ageing) Australia

Understanding demographics is vital for successful planning and investing for the future. What is happening on population growth, ageing, natural increases, immigration and our role in Asia? 


Three leading Aussie stocks dependent on China

As the newly-inked initial trade deal between the US and China appears set to roll back some tariffs, we look at how these China-exposed Australian companies have fared recently.

Where do Australian share returns come from?

The returns from Australian shares come from four main components. Any forecast needs to consider these different parts, as Australian shares were recent laggards in diversified portfolios.

Natural disasters and access to superannuation

While charitable donations and government assistance is swinging into action, it will fall short of meeting all needs. Many people will look for early access to their super nestegg to meet expenses.

Three overlooked points on the LIC/LIT fee battle

Advisers accepting selling fees to push LICs and LITs (and hybrids) has become an industry flashpoint. The heated debate is overlooking crucial points which must be addressed in any final resolution.  

Spending phase calls for retiree risk rethink

The right kind of equity exposure in retirement should come with downside protection and upside capture that enables sufficient participation in market strength. Decumulation investing is different.

When algorithms go rogue the havoc is all too human

Algorithms and AI are increasingly entering our lives, with the belief they make impartial judgements. But it's a myth that they are unbiased, efficient and better decision-makers than humans.

Chris Cuffe

Chris has many years of experience in building successful wealth management practices.

Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker is one of the world's foremost authorities on personal finance.

Phil Ruthven

Phil Ruthven is the founder and director of IBISWorld, Australia's best-known business information, forecasting and strategic services corporation

PJ Keating

Paul John Keating is a former Australian politician who served as the 24th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1991 to 1996 as leader of the Labor Party. 

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