The Pulse The US economy remains supported by robust consumer spending and jobs growth, but trade uncertainty is having a negative effect on business investment. Markets strongly expect the US Fed to lower interest rates at its September meeting as Powell stated the Fed would “act as appropriate to sustain this expansion.” The UK’s new […]
Archives for September 2019
As children, we are surrounded by stories. The books our parents read to us, the cartoons we watch, the imaginary games we play. As adults we tend to think story time is over; but it isn’t.
For most people, life insurance provides a safety net against unexpected events. This is particularly the case if you have a mortgage, debts or family who are dependent on you earning an income. In many cases, life insurance has been automatically offered through superannuation.
It’s been a long time coming, but up to 630,000 retirees could soon enjoy a small but welcome increase in their Age Pension payments following a cut in deeming rates used for the pension income test.i