Is hydrogen the silver bullet that organisations are leaning on? | AMP Capital

  Is hydrogen the silver bullet that organisations are leaning on? Can renewable hydrogen reduce emissions and help solve climate change? As the dangers associated with climate change become more widely understood and accepted, the fight to save the planet and its people has intensified. As investors, we believe that stopping climate change will aid economic growth – as such we strive to understand how the companies we invest in can not only manage these …

Tips for when you land your first full-time job

8 important money tips for when you land your first full-time job If you want to ensure you’re getting the right amount of super and not paying more in tax than you have to, this list is for you. You’re probably yet to hear anyone say they get a thrill from filling out forms or that they love reading long documents full of financial mumbo jumbo, but there’s likely to be a bit of that …

How to save for retirement at every age

How to save for retirement at every age No matter how old you are or where you’re at with your financial goals, it’s important to plan for your retirement. The average Australian now lives to 82.8 years, making retirement a life stage that can continue for two decades or longer. So while this milestone may seem like a lifetime away now, it’s never too early or late to start planning for retirement. Our decade-by-decade guide …

How to prepare for retirement both emotionally and financially | Q&AMP

Retirement is a new and exciting chapter of life. As with any major life change, it’s important to have a retirement plan that prepares you both emotionally and financially for what lies ahead. AMP Capital Senior Economist Diana Mousina and AMP Workplace Education Manager Jess Arambulo discuss why you should spend time preparing for retirement and learn the strategies to employ when adjusting to retirement life. Watch for practical tips on how to prepare for …

Property development in an SMSF: direct ownership | AMP Capital

Property development in an SMSF: direct ownership In the previous article on property development in an SMSF, we covered the main things that should be considered no matter what type of structure is used for the property development. This week we will look at a fund that has been instructed to purchase a property and owns it directly. When a decision is made for an SMSF to purchase or acquire a property, who the property …

Old and new money lessons for kids | Money & Life

Old and new money lessons for kids One of the most important things you can teach your kids is how to manage their money as this will help them better face the challenges of adulthood. In our world of ever advancing technology, children often don’t see physical money being exchanged. In fact, some Scandinavian countries are even doing away with physical cash altogether. These days, money can be moved with the swipe of plastic card …

Managing your financial health during the COVID-19 pandemic | Money & Life

Managing your financial health during the COVID-19 pandemic With so much uncertainty about, good financial planning is more important than ever. A quick financial health-check can help you weather the pandemic and reach your financial goals. The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly disrupted our daily lives, forcing us to close entire industries and change our behaviour overnight. With the lockdown directly affecting jobs and the economy, many people’s thoughts quickly turned to their finances. Corey Wastle …

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 …

The case for calm with COVID-19

  This isn’t the first human health emergency we’ve seen, and it won’t be the last. Shane Oliver shares his views and projections on the COVID-19 outbreak, drawing on tried-and-tested lessons for managing and protecting investments during a crisis. 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 15 159 557 721, …

Assessing companies as peak COVID-19 panic approaches | AMP Capital

Assessing companies as peak COVID-19 panic approaches As markets head towards peak panic with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to critically assess which of your moves are based on a temporary versus long-term environment – remembering always that we believe fortune favours investors who can hang tight when fear takes over. The state of play As we move into the thick of the COVID-19 outbreak globally, we are closely monitoring the duration and depth of …