After the Bell: daily market update, July 14 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 14 14 Jul, 2020 The ASX spent the day in the red today, and there’s plenty of jitters around as COVID-19 cases continue to spike in NSW and Victoria. Senior economist, Diana Mousina, joins us to explain. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) and AMP Capital …

5 financial hacks to set you up for life | Money & Life

5 financial hacks to set you up for life With life’s big financial milestones just around the corner getting off to a good start in your 20s and 30s will help set you up for financial freedom later in life. We asked senior financial adviser, Nga Vu CFP®, from Kearney Group, for some simple ways to manage your finances each step of the way. Getting married Q: Transitioning from ‘my’ money to ‘our’ money can …

AMP’s very first University Challenge winner urges students to follow in her footsteps

The first winner of the AMP University Challenge credits the competition solidifying her career path in financial advice. Speaking with Adam Marsters from AMP Corporate Affairs, Michelle Carroll says the 2011 University Challenge helped her forge valuable connections within the industry. The competition, which is now in its 10th year, provides university and TAFE students with the opportunity to test their skills as a financial adviser and share in $10,000 in prize money if they …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 13 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 13 13 Jul, 2020 The ASX was up today, but concerns remain about recent growth in COVID-19 numbers in Australia. Our chief economist, Shane Oliver, unpicks the day and week that was. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) and AMP Capital Funds Management Limited (ABN 15 …

COVID-19: How long may your super savings take to recover?

COVID-19: How long may your super savings take to recover? As investment market volatility continues, what does this mean for Australians’ retirement savings? The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis has caused uncertainty in many areas of life, not least on investment markets. Share prices have been fluctuating wildly as investors react to unfolding global events. From its high point in March the Australian All Ordinaries Index shed more than a third of its value before recovering some …

What is a term deposit and how does it work?

  What is a term deposit and how does it work? Term deposits offer certainty of return, with a fixed interest rate for a given length of time. Here’s how they work and how they compare with other ways to save. Term deposits are a type of savings account where you commit your money for a fixed period of time. They can be useful when you’re looking for certainty about what interest rate your money will earn. …

Why wellbeing isn’t just for the well-off | Money & Life

Why wellbeing isn’t just for the well-off Are you guilty of putting your health and wellbeing last? Whether it’s for financial or family reasons, you could be costing yourself more than you think. Whether it’s down to a lack of time or money, we’re all guilty of neglecting our own health from time to time. This can be especially true during challenging times, like we’re experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic. But scrimping on your mental …

Why financial wellbeing is a pillar of good health | Money & Life

Why financial wellbeing is a pillar of good health Much like exercise and eating well, your financial wellbeing is key to living a happy and healthy life. So what is financial wellbeing and how can you improve yours? Financial wellbeing is often overlooked as one of the pillars of good health, but it’s every bit as important as your physical, mental and emotional health. Poor financial health has been linked to a range of nasty side effects …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 10 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 10 10 Jul, 2020 The ASX finished lower today and it’s not looking good in Victoria, though Australia is not tracking terribly still compared to our global counterparts. Portfolio strategist, Brad Creighton, shares his thoughts. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) and AMP Capital Funds Management …

Market Update 10 July 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 10 July 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets were mixed over the last week as investors were torn between rising coronavirus cases and US/China tensions on the one hand but indicators of recovery and policy stimulus on the other. US shares rose but gave up some of their initial gains, Eurozone shares fell, Japanese shares rose and Chinese shares surged by 9% or so. Australian shares fell on …