With tax cuts and stimulus payments on the way, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is urging us to open our wallets and spend to kick start the national economy. If your personal balance sheet could do with a kick along, then saving and investing what you can also makes sense.
The Pulse • The upcoming US presidential election is contributing to market volatility and raising fears of a disputed election result, which could lead to market instability.
Living through COVID-19 has brought many challenges and shifting priorities as we deal with the financial impacts of the pandemic, and that includes the issue of life insurance.
There’s no doubt we live in a curated world. Online algorithms serve up content designed to meet our needs based on what we’ve liked and engaged with in the past. While this can help us find what we’re looking for, the problem is that while these algorithms reflect our interests, they also reinforce them.
This year has exposed investors to the end of a bull market and the start of a global recession, all caused by a totally unexpected global pandemic. The outlook for the global economy and investment markets remains uncertain until an effective vaccine is available.