Wealth Killers

Knee jerk financial reactions that can hit you where it hurts. When we are fearful or confused (and there has been way too much of that this year), it might feel like doing something rather than nothing will give you closure or clarity – and that may be the case, but if the action is …

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Week 40 2020

The Economy Well, it’s been quite a week. Starting with a hot mess of a presidential debate and ending with the Tweeter of the Free World in hospital with the virus he has dismissed for months. One would hope that this scare will change his narrative and the US can start to get this pandemic …

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Prescribed Assets

What are they all about? Prescribed Assets resurfaced during the pandemic as a possible way to fund government a couple of years back when it became apparent that taxpayer’s funds were being depleted faster than they could be collected. To refresh your memory, this is a proposed change to the ‘Regulation 28’ clause of the …

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Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences of the Pandemic Because governments around the world have been buffering the impact of the lockdowns on people and companies with various stimulus and support packages, the true economic consequences of the pandemic are going to take months to unravel, and if you look at the Stock Markets you’d be forgiven for thinking …

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NHI – questions answered

What can you do about future health uncertainty? The government appears to be hell-bent on implementing the NHI, despite the complete failure of all the pilot projects and no detailed or realistic budget on how this is going to be funded. The advent of the COVID pandemic has probably brought forward this agenda. The crux …

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Sit on your hands

Sit on your hands – old-school investment advice? With Stock Markets all over the world almost fully recovered from the coronavirus shock and you’d be forgiven for thinking that this is all over, now we just need everything to open up, planes to fly and life will carry on as normal. The drop in the …

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