What is a Power of Attorney? | Money & Life

Just as having a Will ensures assets are managed properly when you die, a Power of Attorney allows someone else to look after your finances when you’re unable to. Find out more about what’s involved in having a Power of Attorney and why you’d be wise to have one, just in case. Original Author: Produced by Money & Life and published on 02/06/2020 Source You may also like How to protect your mental health during the COVID-19 …

State of share markets and economies worldwide – where are we on the road to recovery? | AMP Capital

WEBINARS State of share markets and economies worldwide – where are we on the road to recovery? 27 May, 2020   By Diana Mousina Economist – Investment Strategy & Dynamic MarketsSydney Australia In our May market update, Diana Mousina, Senior Economist at AMP Capital, will provide an update on the state of share markets and economies worldwide, to help investors and market watchers be well placed to capitalise on the inevitable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. …

Market Update 3 April 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 3 April 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Coronavirus concerns continued to create volatility in investment markets over the past week, but the good news is that it remains both up and down volatility on a day to day basis as opposed to straight down as was the case up until a couple of weeks ago. US, European and Japanese shares gave up some of their gains from the previous …

Market Update 27 March 2020 | AMP Capital

Market Update 27 March 2020 Investment markets and key developments over the past week After 30% plus falls from their highs earlier this year, share markets had a welcome rebound over the last week. While the number of coronavirus cases continues to soar and economic data beyond China is now starting to show the huge impact from the shutdowns, share markets managed to rebound because a lot of bad news had already been factored in and …

Role-reversal: When parents are relying on you | Money & Life

Role-reversal: When parents are relying on you As your parents get older, your whole family will be facing lots of changes. Supporting them during this time can be challenging, with lots of choices to be made. Get some tips to help you prepare for this role-reversal without it becoming a burden or a cause of family conflict. In the later stages of life, many seniors want to stay independent for as long as possible, but …

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 …

Market Update 28 February 2020 | AMP Capital

Investment markets and key developments over the past week US, European and Japanese share markets plunged around 10% over the last week on the back of a rapid escalation of new coronavirus (Covid-19) cases outside China – notably in Japan, Korea, Italy and Iran – and concern that (whether its labelled a pandemic or not) it will disrupt economic activity more deeply and for longer than had been expected a week or so ago. Chinese shares …

6 steps to get your money stuff together

6 steps to get your money stuff together If you’re like three out of four Australians, you may have started the year without a proper budget.i Research indicates that over a third of us believe budgeting is too much effort and almost one in five Aussies say budgeting takes too much time.i Here are some easy wins to keep you on the right track for 2019 1. Work out your goals If you don’t know …

What is a Power of Attorney?

What is a Power of Attorney? Just as having a Will ensures assets are managed properly when you die, a Power of Attorney allows someone else to look after your finances when you’re unable to. Phillip Richards, Director of Endorphin Wealth Management explains more about what’s involved in having a Power of Attorney and why you’d be wise to have one, just in case. What is a Power of Attorney? There are different types of Powers of Attorney you …

5 tips for a stress-free conversation about your Will

5 tips for a stress-free conversation about your Will No one likes unpleasant surprises. Talking about your Will with your family can be stressful, but it can also help to avoid a worse situation when you are gone. Contemplating one’s own death can be hard and in many families, talking about money or inheritances is taboo. Some parents worry that letting their children know how much they stand to inherit may cause a sense of entitlement or …