Shane Oliver joins Simplifying Super podcast to share his top five investment mantras

Shane Oliver joins Simplifying Super podcast to share his top five investment mantras AMP Capital’s Head of Investment Strategy and Economics, and Chief Economist, Dr Shane Oliver shares his top five investment mantras in the latest episode of AMP’s Simplifying Super* podcast. At the top of the list is make the most of the power of compound interest, which Dr Oliver says can lead to exponential growth in returns over time. “The way to make …

Smart strategies for paying down debt | Money & Life

Smart strategies for paying down debt To get on top of your finances, clearing debts is essential but how can you find a strategy that’s going to work for you and your money habits?  Explore some of the ways to go about tackling your debts so you can start working towards your other financial goals. Being in debt can really wear you down, both financially and emotionally. Whether it’s a single large credit card balance …

OCT 2020 – Global markets and macro update – the “recovery” from the coronavirus hit

ECONOMICS & MARKETS OCT 2020 – Global markets and macro update – the “recovery” from the coronavirus hit 29 Oct, 2020 By Dr Shane Oliver Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP CapitalSydney, Australia Please join Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, for an update on the conditions of the macroeconomic and share markets. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital …

AUG 20 – Shane Oliver’s update on the current state of global share markets | AMP Capital

ECONOMICS & MARKETS AUG 20 – Shane Oliver’s update on the current state of global share markets Please join Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, for an update on the current state of global share markets. By Dr Shane Oliver Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP CapitalSydney, Australia Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 …

JUN 2020 – Our key investment principles for global investing through COVID-19 | AMP Capital

WEBINARS JUN 2020 – Our key investment principles for global investing through COVID-19 17 Jun, 2020 In our mid-June webinar, Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, joins Andy Gardner, Investment Manager – Global Equities, to discuss the mid to long-term implications of COVID-19 on global markets and how our investment teams are responding. Important information While every care has been taken in the preparation of this video, AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN …

Making the most of tax savings before 30 June | Money & Life

Making the most of tax savings before 30 June The COVID-19 crisis is turning out to be a tough time for many households. Maximising tax effectiveness is one strategy for being smart with your finances. With the financial impact of COVID-19 being felt by many individuals and families, perhaps you’re looking to lodge your next tax return quickly to benefit from a refund. Before the end of the financial year arrives on 30 June, it’s …

Investment checklist: Developing an investment strategy

Investment checklist: Developing an investment strategy No matter what stage of investing you are at, it’s important to have a strategy that matches your goals and personal needs and to keep checking that it’s working for you. Here’s a checklist of issues and questions to help you along your investment journey: Your destination: Are you clear on why you want to invest and what you want to achieve? For example, do you want to accumulate money …

What’s an SOA?

What’s an SOA? When you’re presented with a Statement of Advice (SOA), it helps to know what to look for. Here’s our guide on what to expect from an SOA so you can be sure you’re getting advice and products to suit your needs. After meeting with a financial planner and discussing your goals and circumstances, they’ll give you a Statement of Advice (SOA). In a nutshell, it’s a summary of the strategy and products …

Keeping tabs on your super investments

Keeping tabs on your super investments It’s important to get your investment strategy right with super. Keeping tabs on your super investments. Reviewing your portfolio regularly and getting advice can make all the difference to your savings and income for retirement. We talked to CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®professional Matt Torney from Muirfield Financial Services about how to make sure you’re taking the right approach with your super investments. What sort of questions can help you determine your …

Downsizing should be a choice, not a wealth strategy

Downsizing should be a choice, not a wealth strategy Downsizing to a coastal town or regional hub can hold lifestyle appeal, but don’t bank on it as a strategy to fund your retirement. For many empty nesters, who may not have had the benefit of employer-paid super throughout their working life, the value of the family home can be seen as the jewel in the crown of a retirement funding strategy. After all, who cares …