The Rich Life Vol 63

The Rich Life Vol 63

October 27, 2022
Welcome to our November newsletter. While the race that stops a nation is always a highlight of early November, on the economic front the Labor government’s first Budget, handed down in late October, has been a talking point. Treasurer Jim Chalmers’ first Budget was delivered against a backdrop of continuing turmoil on the global economic…
The Rich Life Vol 62

The Rich Life Vol 62

October 4, 2022
It’s October and the footy finals are almost over, depending on which code you follow. In Canberra though, Treasurer Jim Chalmers is warming up for his first Budget on October 25 against a background of mounting economic pressures. In September, persistently high inflation and aggressive rate hikes by the world’s central banks put global share…
The Rich Life Vol 61

The Rich Life Vol 61

September 1, 2022
Welcome to our Spring newsletter. September means it’s football finals season and hopefully the beginning of warmer weather despite the recent late winter chill. In August, the focus was on US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s speech at the annual Jackson Hole business gathering on August 26, and he was blunt. To hose down talk…
The Rich Life Vol 60

The Rich Life Vol 60

August 2, 2022
It’s August and as winter draws to a close there’s snow in the Alps and the wattle is blooming. Many Australians will soon receive a sizeable tax refund, if they haven’t already, which should help ease those rising cost-of-living blues. Rising inflation and interest rates were the focus of attention in July. The US Federal…
Gold Coast Financial Planning

The Rich Life Vol 59

July 1, 2022
Welcome to our July newsletter and the start of a new financial year. With winter in full swing, it’s a great time to rug up by the fire, take stock of the year that was and make plans for the future. June was a big month in an eventful year for the local and global…
The Rich Life Vol 58 - June 2022

The Rich Life Vol 58

June 1, 2022
June has arrived and so has winter, as the financial year draws to a close. Now that the federal election is out of the way, it’s time to focus on planning for the future with more certainty. Cost of living pressures, inflation and interest rates were major concerns in the lead-up to the May federal…
Gold Coast Financial Planners

The Rich Life Vol 57

April 29, 2022
Welcome to our May newsletter, and while the weather is cooling the economic and political landscape is heating up. All eyes are on interest rates as the federal election campaign shifts into top gear ahead of the May 21 polling day. The economic event that overshadowed all others in April was the release of the…
April 2022 Newsletter

The Rich Life Vol 56

March 31, 2022
Welcome to an early Federal Budget edition of our April newsletter. As the Morrison Government clears the decks ahead of a May election, Australians will be weighing up the impact on their household budgets. The war in Ukraine added a major new source of uncertainty to the local and global economic outlook in March. Economic…

The Rich Life Vol 55

March 2, 2022
It’s March already which marks the beginning of Autumn. While this is traditionally the season when things cool down, the economic and political scene is gearing up with the Federal Budget later this month and a federal election expected by May. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February increased volatility on global financial markets and…
Feb 2022 Newsletter

The Rich Life Vol 54

February 2, 2022
It’s February and what a summer it’s been with success on the tennis court and the cricket pitch. Now that the kids are returning to school and we settle back into our ‘’new normal’’ routines, the new year begins in earnest. January is normally a quiet month on the economic scene, but not this year….
January 22 Newsletter

The Rich Life Vol 53

January 25, 2022
It’s January and the start of a new year. Whether you are back at work or enjoying a summer break, we wish you all a Happy New Year and a return to normal life in 2022. The global economy and financial markets ended the year as they began, all over the place, as the world…

The Rich Life Vol 52

December 2, 2021
December and summer have finally arrived, and you can almost hear the collective sigh of relief as 2021 draws to a close. As November drew to a close all eyes were on the new strain of the coronavirus, Omicron. Global shares fell sharply on fears that Omicron will spread more easily than other variants and…
November 2021

The Rich Life Vol 51

November 2, 2021
It’s November and we’re off with the race that stops a nation. While this is normally a given, the fact that the Spring Carnival is going ahead, and overseas travel is back on the agenda, is a welcome sign that Australia is getting back to business. All eyes were on the September quarter inflation figures…
October News 2021

The Rich Life Vol 50

October 1, 2021
It’s October and with grand finals season almost over the countdown to summer begins. Despite ongoing lockdowns, rising vaccination rates are paving the way for the re-opening of borders and business. September was a mixed bag on the economic front. After reaching record highs in August, global sharemarkets stumbled in late September. There are concerns…

The Rich Life Vol 49

September 3, 2021
It’s September and spring is here, providing a welcome lift in spirits. After some spectacular…

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