Why you need more than one budget | Money & Life

Why you need more than one budget Coming up with even a basic budget is a big achievement for most of us. But having more than one budget can actually help you get to your goals sooner. Find out why. Sticking to a budget can be a tough business. Even with a step-by-step budgeting guide to follow, having the discipline to stay on target with goals for spending and saving is a challenge. Even the task of …

What could the lasting impacts of COVID-19 be?

  What could the lasting impacts of COVID-19 be?   Let’s assume for a moment that we are able to contain the outbreak in Victoria and any clusters in New South Wales in the coming weeks. Throw in also the possibility of an effective vaccine emerging, and there’s good cause for optimism about the prospect of life returning to a new normal sometime next year. I’m going to stress the word “new”, however, because while …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 8 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 8 08 Jul, 2020 Another fall on the ASX today, and Victoria is coming to terms with new lockdown orders from Dan Andrews. Talking through the day that was, and the potential impact of this new lockdown, is our senior economist Diana Mousina. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 …

After the Bell: daily market update, June 22 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, June 22 22 Jun, 2020 Another flat day in Australia today, coming off a slower end to the market on Friday. Chief Economist, Shane Oliver, joins us with his insight on how the Australian share market performed today, and how major share markets finished up on Friday. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN …

Three important things for investment markets in the COVID-19 crisis | AMP Capital

Three important things for investment markets in the COVID-19 crisis It’s important to realise there is a great deal of controlled action coming from governments and central banks at the moment, though markets and sentiment feels distinctly out of control. This goes a long way in reminding investors and markets that the COVID-19 financial crisis is an event which we have the capacity to manage our way out of. Panic and investor pessimism is just …

Oliver’s Insights – Investment markets and key developments over the past weekk

Dr Shane Oliver reviews the week that was and highlights what to watch out for in the coming week. Original Author: Produced by AMP_AU and published on 17/03/2020 Source You may also like Oliver’s Insights – Nine common mistakes investors make Nine common mistakes investors makeKey points Many of the mistakes investors make are based on common sense rules of thumb that turn out to… Q&AMP Live – Property market update with Shane Oliver, October 2020 …

Where’s all the share market volatility coming from?

Where’s all the share market volatility coming from? There is quite a lot of talk about volatility coming back to share markets all of a sudden, and with the talk there’s also bit of conjecture about where the volatility originates from. Some say it’s because interest rates and bond yields are beginning to rise; others will point to the end of quantitative easing in the United States and elsewhere for the bumpier ride. The return …

Changes to super are coming into effect from July

Changes to super are coming into effect from July The clock is ticking and changes to the superannuation rules will come into effect on 1 July 2017. While the government will reduce the amount of money you can put into super from 1 July 2017, the good news is that you could still take advantage of opportunities before the financial year ends. See what you should be aware of and what the new laws could mean …

4 Things You Wouldn’t Think You Need to Budget For, but Need to Do

4 Things You Wouldn’t Think You Need to Budget For, but Need to Do Most people that start a budget tend to overlook some important things such as repairs when making a budget. When the need for a repair arises, they have to take money out of their savings or take money out from other areas of the budget such as money allocated for food. In doing so, it may ruin their finances. Our advice …