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How to create a portfolio to get through the next crash and protect your wealth – Webinar
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How to create a portfolio to get through the next crash and protect your wealth – Webinar

Our very own Hugh Robertson joined Jeff Thurecht and Marshall Brentnall from Evalesco to talk about all things AAN Asset Management and how you can create a portfolio to get through the next crash and protect your wealth. Throughout the webinar the trio touched on: • How the AAN Model […]

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EOFY Wrap Up – 2020/21
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EOFY Wrap Up – 2020/21

July marks the start of the new financial year, a good time to reflect on how far we have come since this time last year and to make plans for the year ahead. Check out Hugh’s latest EOFY Wrap Up for all things End of Financial Year, Centaur Financial Services, […]

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Alyssa Stewart – Finalist for the Australian Services Excellence Awards
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Alyssa Stewart – Finalist for the Australian Services Excellence Awards

We are so proud to announce that our very own Alyssa Stewart, has been chosen as a finalist for the Australian Services Excellence Awards (ASEAs) for the category – Customer Service Professional of the Year. The ASEAs are Australia’s premier customer service awards program, attracting hundreds of nominations each year […]

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Market movements & review video – July 2021
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Market movements & review video – July 2021

Stay up to date with what's happened in Australian and global markets over the past month. Our…

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July Newsletter
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July Newsletter

It’s July, there’s a nip in the air and winter has well and truly set in, as Australia deals with…

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What’s up with inflation?
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What’s up with inflation?

Fears of a resurgence in inflation has been the big topic of conversation among bond and sharemarket commentators lately, which may come as a surprise to many given that our rate of inflation is just 1.1 per cent. Yet despite market rumblings, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) appears quite […]

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Going For Gold To Achieve Your Goals
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Going For Gold To Achieve Your Goals

The Olympic Games always provides a platform to marvel at what humans are capable of, as the athletes competing strive to be the fastest, the strongest or just the best, to win gold. While this year may be a little different, the Games still give us the opportunity to be […]

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New Financial Year Rings In Some Super Changes…
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New Financial Year Rings In Some Super Changes…

As the new financial year gets underway, there are some big changes to superannuation that could add up to a welcome lift in your retirement savings. Some, like the rise in the Superannuation Guarantee (SG), will happen automatically so you won’t need to lift a finger. Others, like higher contribution […]

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The advice model of the future – ifa Show Podcast with Hugh Robertson
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The advice model of the future – ifa Show Podcast with Hugh Robertson

In this episode of the ifa Show, our very own multi-award-winning adviser Hugh Robertson joins host Sarah Kendell to discuss his practice’s goals-based approach to advice and investment and the benefits of being part of a cooperative licensee model. As the ifa Show reveals, Hugh unpacks how the concept of […]

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Eyeing off Bitcoin? These alternatives are worth considering – The New Daily
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Eyeing off Bitcoin? These alternatives are worth considering – The New Daily

Hugh Robertson spoke with Euan Black, Finance Editor from The New Daily discussing and sharing some knowledge on Bitcoin and what alternatives are worth considering when it comes to investing. Euan from The New Daily has asked the question, would people plough so much money into Bitcoin if they knew […]

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Most millennials don’t have a savings plan. Here’s how to build one – The New Daily
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Most millennials don’t have a savings plan. Here’s how to build one – The New Daily

Hugh chatted with Matthew Elmas of The New Daily to discuss and share some knowledge and insights about Millennials, budgeting, goals, and savings plans. According to The New Daily, new research from Commonwealth Bank shows a worrying 61 percent of Australians aged 24 to 39 do not have a regular savings […]

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Netflix is cracking down on account sharing. This is one way to respond – The New Daily
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Netflix is cracking down on account sharing. This is one way to respond – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted with Matthew Elmas of The New Daily to discuss and share some insights on Netflix. According to The New Daily, if you’ve watched Netflix lately you might have seen this unwelcome pop-up message: “If you don’t live with the owner of this account, you need your own […]

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June Newsletter
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June Newsletter

It’s June which means winter has officially arrived. As we rug up and spend more time indoors,…

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Market movements & review video – June 2021
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Market movements & review video – June 2021

Stay up to date with what's happened in Australian and global markets over the past month. Our…

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The financial rewards of optimism
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The financial rewards of optimism

If it wasn’t already clear, the past 12 months certainly cemented the fact that life has a habit of throwing us the occasional curveball. The reality is we all face challenges, however approaching life with a positive mindset can help us deal with any issues we may face and improve […]

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Time to review your income protection cover
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Time to review your income protection cover

If you’ve owned an individual income protection or salary continuance policy in recent years, you may have seen your premiums increase as insurers struggled to cover their large losses on these products.i Given the ongoing competition and generous features in some products, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has decided […]

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Counting down to June 30
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Counting down to June 30

It’s been a year of change like no other and that extends to tax and superannuation. As the end…

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Superannuation a good place to start when it comes to ethical investing – The New Daily
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Superannuation a good place to start when it comes to ethical investing – The New Daily

Hugh recently chatted with Melissa Jenkins of The New Daily to discuss and share some knowledge on Ethical Investing.  According to The New Daily, building wealth while maintaining a social and environmental conscience may seem implausible to some – but it’s not. Ethical investing is a major trend within financial […]

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EOFY 2021
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EOFY 2021

The lead up to 30 June can be a good time to maximise tax benefits that may be available to you inside super. With June 30 fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your super for another year. MLC have put together five smart strategies that may benefit you […]

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Hugh Robertson | Guest speaker at IMAP Adviser Road Show 2021
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Hugh Robertson | Guest speaker at IMAP Adviser Road Show 2021

Hugh Robertson, Guest Speaker at IMAP Adviser Roadshow 2021 – Professionalism Under Adversity. On Tuesday 11th May 2021, our very own Hugh Robertson was invited on stage at the IMAP – Institute of Managed Account Professionals Brisbane conference to discuss how we’ve built our industry-leading investment portfolios from Balanced and […]

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Federal Budget 2021-22 Analysis
Federal Budget 2021-22

Federal Budget 2021-22 Analysis

Investing in recovery In his third and possibly last Budget before the next federal election,…

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Market movements & review video – May 2021
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Market movements & review video – May 2021

Stay up to date with what's happened in Australian and global markets over the past month. Our…

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May Newsletter
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May Newsletter

May is here and in cooler regions the colours of autumn are all around. In Canberra, Treasurer…

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Here’s to a happy, healthy, long life!
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Here’s to a happy, healthy, long life!

One of the things that we all have in common as living beings is our finite lifespan and our awareness of this also contributes to motivating us to make each and every moment count. Yet while many of us don’t want to reflect much on our mortality, we all want […]

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The missing link in the Bitcoin boom
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The missing link in the Bitcoin boom

Whether it’s the booming price of Bitcoin, or record-breaking prices for investments paid for in digital currencies, cryptocurrencies continue to feature in the media and in dinner conversation. This has reignited debate about whether we are witnessing an old-fashioned bubble about to burst or a new asset class in the […]

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Salary packaging – worth the sacrifice
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Salary packaging – worth the sacrifice

The principle of ‘salary sacrificing’ may not sound very appealing. After all, who in their right mind would voluntarily give up their hard-earned cash. But it can have real financial benefits for some in terms of reducing your taxable income, which could see you pay less at tax time. As […]

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Weighing up the costs and benefits of an SMSF
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Weighing up the costs and benefits of an SMSF

For many people, the idea of managing and investing your own retirement savings is very appealing. But there is debate over whether running your own self-managed super fund (SMSF) is cost effective. So, what are the arguments for and against having your own fund? Taking control of your super People […]

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Getting Retirement Plans Back On Track
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Getting Retirement Plans Back On Track

After a year when even the best laid plans have been put on hold due to COVID-19, people who were planning to retire soon may be having second thoughts. You may be concerned about a drop in your super balance, insecure work, or an uncertain investment outlook. Whatever your circumstances, […]

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Hugh’s Views ‘One Year On’ – Video
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Hugh’s Views ‘One Year On’ – Video

Our very own Hugh Robertson provides his views on the year that was, where we’ve been and where we’re heading. As always, the team at Centaur Financial Services are always here to help and answer any queries that you may have. If you do have any questions or concerns, please […]

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April Newsletter
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April Newsletter

April is now here and started with a welcomed Easter break. As the vaccine rollout continues…

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