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Worried About Stocks? Why Long-Term Investing Is Crucial

Article by David Booth, Dimensional Executive Chairman and Founder. We are living in a time of extreme uncertainty and the anxiety that comes along with it. Against the backdrop of Read more…




A Super End to the Financial Year

As the end of the financial year approaches, now is a good time to check your super and see what you could do to boost your retirement nest egg. What’s Read more…




Tips to Navigate Market Volatility

The best thing investors can do when markets are volatile is to stay invested. Of course, that’s often easier said than done, especially when market commentators point to a market Read more…




How to Manage Rising Interest Rates

Rising interest rates are almost always portrayed as bad news, by the media and by politicians of all persuasions. But a rise in rates cuts both ways. Higher interest rates Read more…




Sharing Super a Win-Win for Couples

Australia’s superannuation system is based on individual accounts, with men and women treated equally. But that’s where equality ends. It’s a simple fact that women generally retire with much less Read more…




The Road Ahead for Shares

Trying to time investment markets is difficult if not impossible at the best of times, let alone now. The war in Ukraine, rising inflation and interest rates and an upcoming Read more…




Have the Tech Giants Been DeFAANGed?

By Wes Crill, PhD Head of Investment Strategists and Vice President Investors expecting FAANG(*1) stocks to continue the extraordinary performance of recent years must be disappointed by their returns in 2022 (see Exhibit 1). Read more…




Meme Investing? Try Human Ingenuity Instead

By David Booth Dimensional Executive Chairman and Founder. We’ve all been conditioned to see meme investors and Wall Street in opposition, but it seems to me that they have a lot Read more…




Four Ways to Improve the Probability of a Good Retirement

By Robert C. Merton, PhD Nobel Laureate and Resident Scientist at Dimensional. Around the world, individuals are being asked to take on greater responsibility for their own retirement. In the US, Read more…




Is Active vs. Passive Actually Passé?

The active versus passive debate may still raise a pulse in some circles. But Dimensional’s Head of Investment Strategists, Wes Crill, argues those labels don’t mean much anymore. In our Read more…




Making Sense of Bonds

“Why are my bond returns negative? Isn’t this the defensive part of my portfolio? If inflation is rising and interest rates are about to go up, should I be in Read more…




Navigating Geopolitical Events

This is a great 5 minute article on Navigating Geopolitical Events by Karen Umland, Dimensional Senior Investment Director and Vice President. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is an important reminder that Read more…




Why a Stock Peak Isn’t a Cliff

Many investors may think a market high is a signal stocks are overvalued or have reached a ceiling. But they may be surprised to find out that the average returns Read more…




Is Now a Good Time for Value?

After a strong year for the value premium, investors are curious about what that means for value performance for this year.   Investors haven’t missed the boat. Staying consistent in Read more…




Investing in Inflation

Inflation appears to be firmly on the rise and while that is bad news for consumers it’s not necessarily bad news for investors. In fact, inflation may provide new opportunities. Read more…




Homebuilder Government Program Explained

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Australian Federal Government has embarked upon a number of measures to offer economic relief packages to help Australians through this period. Recently, theHomeBuilder scheme Read more…




Aged Pensioners benefit from Deeming Rate changes

Deeming is a key part of the Aged Pension social security income test. It is used to assess income from financial investments for social security purposes like bank account, shares, Read more…




How Can You Benefit from Record Low Interest Rates?

The Reserve Bank’s decision to cut official interest rates is good news for anyone with a mortgage or hoping to buy their first home. However, it’s tricky for retirees and Read more…




Retirement on a Cruise Ship

One of the key insights from my time in Florida has been that everybody’s idea of Retirement is certainly different.  Living half the year near family, then the other half Read more…




The 2019 Federal Election: Are you financially better off under Labor or Liberal?

The Federal Government election is near, and further details are being provided as to what changes each party is proposing. Labor is a firm favourite to win ($1.25 in markets) Read more…




2019 Federal Budget Impact

How does the Federal Budget affect you?  The Federal Budget explains to all Australians how the Government intends to manage the country’s finances. It outlines their tax and spending plans Read more…




Watch our February 2019 Economic Update

Watch our February 2019 economic update video for a brief summary of what’s transpired the past month.




2019 – What Lays Ahead?

It’s been a frantic start to the year, with so many questions arising out of last year.  After a tough end of year for Stockmarkets, where to for 2019? December Read more…




Retirement Advice Newsletters – 2015

Our 2015 series of newsletters can be viewed online by clicking on the Newsletter Header above and then the PDF below.   October 2015 – The Retirement Advice Centre Newsletter Read more…




Retirement Advice Newsletters – 2014

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archive – 2013

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archive – 2012

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archive – 2011

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archive – 2010

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archive – 2009

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archive – 2008

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archives – 2007

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Retirement Advice Newsletter Archives – 2006

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Federal Budget 2015 – Retirees Summary

The Federal Budget was handed down and a number of key changes have been made for Retirees. The key points of interest for Retirees include the following: *     Wealthier retirees Read more…