Gold Coast Financial Advisers

Your investing style – as unique as you

July 1, 2022
As interest rates start to increase after a lengthy period of historical lows, it’s a good time to think about how your money is working for you and whether your investing style and strategy is still in line with your goals. Higher interest rates don’t just send a ripple through the economy, aside from the…
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Bonds, Inflation and your investments

April 6, 2021
The recent sharp rise in bond rates may not be a big topic of conversation around the Sunday barbecue, but it has set pulses racing on financial markets amid talk of inflation and what that might mean for investors. US 10-year government bond yields touched 1.61 per cent in early March after starting the year…
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Quick Investment Update

March 5, 2021
Thoughts from the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Team. The Australian Bloomberg Ausbond Composite Bond Index just completed its worst monthly return IN HISTORY with February returning a whopping -3.59% as bonds crumbled. We like to think the dysfunctional market conditions of March 2020 won’t be repeated for a long time, if ever. Last week saw…

Give your finances an autumn shake-out

March 2, 2021
Like trees losing their leaves in autumn, why not take a leaf out of their book and choose this time of year to shed some of your own financial baggage. In the style of Marie Kondo, the Japanese organising whizz who has inspired millions to clean out their cupboards, decluttering your finances can bring many…
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Opportunities in the cooling property market

December 13, 2017
Things are looking up for first home buyers for the first time in years as house price growth begins to slow across the country. While prices have been on the slide for some areas in the West and the North since the end of the mining boom, the housing market in Sydney and Melbourne also…

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