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12 05, 2020

2020 May Newsletter

By |2020-05-12T09:27:55+08:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Menico Tuck Parrish|

At this time of year we're usually summarising the annual Federal Budget announcements but this year, our May newsletter provides a summary of the key economic outcomes and announcements to date. We've also included our usual staff updates and a bit of humour to go along with it all. Most importantly, we remain available to [...]

8 08, 2019

US/China/The Fed/Australia

By |2019-08-08T14:48:15+08:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Market Updates|Tags: , , |

AMP Capital's Shane Oliver has provided his take on these issues over recent weeks: 23 July 2019 Where the US economy goes is critical to the outlook for shares, including for the Australian share market. While the yield curve is flashing warning signs and issues around trade and Iran could cause short-term volatility, the excesses [...]

5 03, 2019

Raising Money Confident Kids

By |2019-06-27T14:59:23+08:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Financial Advice, Financial Goals, Menico Tuck Parrish|Tags: , |

Set your kids up for financial success by teaching them about money and taking care of your own financial wellbeing. It can be challenging to help children understand the concepts of spending and saving when they watch you ‘tap’ and ‘swipe’ instead of handing over physical money. Recent research from the Financial Planning Association (FPA)1 [...]

5 03, 2019

12 Months and counting

By |2019-06-27T14:59:23+08:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Financial Advice, Financial Goals, Menico Tuck Parrish, Retirement|Tags: |

So, you’re one year out from retirement – congratulations! Here are five steps you can take now to ensure you’re ready. The last year before retirement can be filled with excitement and expectation, and often a few nerves. While leaving the workforce for good may be a dream come true, it can also feel a [...]

13 12, 2018

Franking Credit Proposal

By |2019-06-27T14:59:24+08:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Financial Advice, Media Update, Menico Tuck Parrish, Pension, Retirement, Savings, Superannuation, Taxation|Tags: , , , , |

The current tax system provides a tax credit for the Australian company tax paid on profits which are then passed through to investors along with the dividends.  If your tax rate is less than 30% (ie you are retired and do not pay tax) then this credit is refunded to you by the ATO. Labor [...]

13 12, 2018

2018 review and outlook for 2019

By |2019-06-27T14:59:24+08:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Market Updates, Media Update, Menico Tuck Parrish|Tags: , , , |

Earlier this month, AMP Capital's Shane Oliver provided his review of 2018 and outlook for 2019. His key points were: 2018 saw reasonable global economic and profit growth and still low interest rates but it has been a rough year for investors with worries about the Fed, trade wars and global growth causing volatility and [...]

30 11, 2018

Hamish Douglass’s Presentation – Magellan National Adviser Roadshow 2018

By |2018-11-30T07:40:39+08:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Financial Advice, Financial Services, Market Updates, Menico Tuck Parrish|Tags: , , |

In his annual address, Hamish Douglass discusses the key global threats that we need to watch out for, Magellan's performance over the past decade and stocks he believes are well positioned to benefit from global tailwinds. Click here to view the presentation video.

31 10, 2018

Hot topic 2 – The Australian housing market

By |2018-10-31T13:40:25+08:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Menico Tuck Parrish|

In another recent article, AMP Capital’s Shane Oliver looks at what has been happening with Australian house prices. The key points are: Property prices in Sydney and Melbourne are likely to see top to bottom falls of around 20% as credit conditions tighten, supply rises and a negative feedback loop from falling prices risks developing. [...]