The plunge in shares & flow on to super – key things for investors to keep in mind during times of market turmoil | AMP Capital

The plunge in shares & flow on to super – key things for investors to keep in mind during times of market turmoil Key points Share markets have fallen sharply in recent weeks continuing the plunge that started early this year due to worries about inflation, monetary tightening, recession & geopolitical issues including the invasion of Ukraine. It’s still too early to say markets have bottomed. This will weigh on super returns for this financial …

5 big picture implications of the war in Ukraine of relevance for investors – and why are Australian shares holding up better? | AMP Capital

5 big picture implications of the war in Ukraine of relevance for investors – and why are Australian shares holding up better? | AMP Capital   Key Points The situation regarding Ukraine is at high risk of getting worse before it gets better for investment markets. The key is how much Russian energy exports are disrupted & whether NATO forces avoid the conflict. Five big picture implications are likely to be: increased geopolitical tensions; reduced …

6 things to know about buy now pay later services

6 things to know about buy now pay later services Nearly 85% of financial counsellors in Australia have reported that half, most or all their clients now have some form of buy now pay later debt. Often branded the modern-day layby, buy now pay later services essentially offer the same thing, but you get the product (which could be anything from a new outfit, pub dinner or airline ticket) upfront. Below we explain what you …

Share market falls – seven things for investors to keep in mind | AMP Capital

Share market falls – seven things for investors to keep in mind Key Points Share markets have fallen in recent weeks on the back of worries about inflation, monetary tightening, the Omicron disruption and the rising risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine. Its too early to say markets have bottomed. Key things for investors to bear in mind are that: corrections are healthy and normal; in the absence of a renewed recession share market …

Correction time? Shares get the wobblies – seven things investors need to keep in mind | AMP Capital

Correction time? Shares get the wobblies – seven things investors need to keep in mind Key Points Share markets have hit the wobbles lately on the back of a long worry list ranging from growth concerns, central bank tapering, the US debt ceiling and fears of about China Evergrande’s problems. Shares may still have more downside as it will take a while to resolve some of these issues. Key things for investors to bear in …

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 How to diversify your investments | Q&AMP Successful investing is about strategy, knowledge, goal-setting and steady progress. …

14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger years

14 money mistakes to avoid in your younger years Here’s a list of things you could stop doing if you no longer want to rely on the bank of mum and dad, or that credit card. In your 20s and 30s, you might be saving for a car, your own pad, or an overseas trip (COVID-19 can’t last forever, right?). On the other hand, most of your cash might just be covering the latest additions …

What to do next if you’re facing redundancy

What to do next if you’re facing redundancy Uncertainty around COVID-19 might be increasing your stress levels about losing your job, but here are five ways to soften the financial blow. In April, Australia hit its highest unemployment rate in five years1, and with the Federal Treasurer expecting an unemployment rate of around 10% by the end of the year2, many Aussies may be feeling a little uneasy about their future job prospects. Which sectors …

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 …

Market Update 13 March 2020 | AMP Capital

Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets collapsed over the past week as concerns about the global economic impact of the coronavirus intensified, oil prices plunged as part of the secondary impact and policy responses by President Trump and the ECB were seen as not enough. Australian share fell around 20% with energy shares leading the way down but selling was broad based with industrials, financials and property stocks hit hard given …