Great investment quotes for topsy turvy times | AMP Capital

Great investment quotes for topsy turvy times   Introduction The current environment seems to be one of extreme uncertainty. We have seen a strong economic recovery from last year’s global and Australian recessions – but there are worries about the resurgence of coronavirus driven by the Delta variant, peak growth, peak monetary and fiscal stimulus, high inflation, and high debt levels. And ‘get rich quick’ trading around crypto currencies and “meme” stocks like GameStop on …

Tax deductible donations: Get the most out of giving back | Money & Life

Tax deductible donations: Get the most out of giving back Giving to charity can be a great way to help others and give your tax return a boost, but not all donations are tax deductible. Here’s what you need to know about making a tax deductible donation. Donating to a charity or cause you care about is a win-win for both you and the charity. Charities rely on the generosity of donors to help them …

What can a financial planner do for me in 2021? | Money & Life

What can a financial planner do for me in 2021? With the ups and downs of the COVID-19 pandemic largely behind us, now’s a great time to revisit your finances. So should you seek the help of a professional financial planner, or can you ‘do it yourself’? Read on to find out what a financial planner can do for you. After a rollercoaster 18-months, the financial shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic are finally receding from …

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund 2021

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is again offering amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1 million in grants. Individuals of all ages, interests and walks of life who are working to make a positive impact can apply by 9 June 2021 at https://www.ampstomorrowfund.com.au/ Original Author: Produced by AMP and published on 30/04/2021 Source You may also like 14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger years 14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger …

GDP figures are creeping to Great Depression levels, but there’s more to the story | AMP Capital

  GDP figures are creeping to Great Depression levels, but there’s more to the story   On September 2, gross domestic product (GDP) data for the June quarter confirmed that Australia is experiencing its first recession since 1991. Australia has recorded backwards growth for the second quarter in a row, with Australian GDP falling by 7% in the June quarter. While the figure is better than forecasts a few months ago – about a 10% …

Give yourself a new financial year check-up

Give yourself a new financial year check-up Start the new financial year in the best way possible by giving your finances the once-over. Financial year 2019-20 is now behind us and there’s nothing like closing a chapter to inspire thoughts of a fresh start. But global challenges persist: Australia is officially in a recession while also bracing for a post-JobKeeper economy in September. While it’s impossible to anticipate future changes to the global economy, there’s …

After the Bell: daily market update, July 7 | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS After the Bell: daily market update, July 7 07 Jul, 2020 Not a great day on the ASX, Victorian premier Dan Andrews has announced a new lockdown, and the central bank also met today. Our senior economist, Diana Mousina, talks us through the last 24 hours. 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 …

Should you give your teenager a credit card?

Should you give your teenager a credit card? We live in a culture of smartphones, WIFI, home delivery, online shopping and online gaming, where most needs and wants can be met almost instantly. With so much temptation to spend, it’s vital to teach your kids the money skills to help them enjoy financial wellbeing as adults.     One of these key skills is learning how to deal with debt responsibly. Researchers from Cambridge1 University found …

What Australia’s recession will look and feel like | AMP Capital

What Australia’s recession will look and feel like A great proportion of the working population have never known a recession in Australia, and others will be haunted by the last in the early 1990s. This time around, I think Australia is in for a different experience to what we’ve seen and known before – and that’s not entirely a bad thing. The Australian government has, rightly, sacrificed economic activity in the name of health in …

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 …