Duration 12:16 | File Size 11.7 MB
A dividend bonanza in early 2019 has rewarded many income investors, however some have hurt badly with unexpected dividend cuts from former blue chips. So how to manage an income-focussed equity portfolio?
Duration 42:55 | File Size 40.8 MB
One of the greatest challenges for any investor is determining the value of a company they wish to invest in – how good is the business model, and how much should you pay for it?
Duration 25:40 | File Size 24.4 MB
Australian retailers are currently recording some of their worst trading conditions on record, but are these challenges cyclical or structural? In other words, is the pain inflicted on your portfolio likely to be temporary, or permanent?
Duration 28:05 | File Size 24.1 MB
Phil Muscatello host of the podcast Shares for Beginners shares his experiences on getting started in the sharemarket and his top ten lessons learnt.
Duration 25:19 | File Size 24.1 MB
The ASX has delivered over 18% calendar year to date, an exceptional result. So is there still value to be found in Australian equities, or should you look elsewhere for returns on your investments?
Duration 47:40 | File Size 90.3 MB
The ATO recently sent letters to 18,000 SMSF trustees with potentially inadequate diversification, which sent a lot of recipients and their advisers into a spin. So what is the ATO really looking for when they regulate the SMSF sector?
Duration 36:53 | File Size 66.9 MB
While the overall results looked mildly positive, there were some warning signs in the latest reporting season, for specific sectors and the outlook for the ASX in general.
Duration 51:02 | File Size 92.5 MB
With interest rates at unprecedented lows in Australia, the search for yield is pushing investors into new assets and asset structures to boost their income. Lower yields may result in higher risk strategies, however; how do investors avoid falling income along with falling rates?
Duration 47:20 | File Size 86.7 MB
We all know someone who has fallen victim to a scam – a phone call purporting to be from Telstra, a link supposedly from your bank, PayPal or the ATO. The world of scamming has become increasingly and terrifyingly sophisticated, and you’re at risk.
Duration 1:04:05 | File Size 118 MB
Chris Joye, AFR columnist and portfolio manager at Coolabah Capital, is a prolific and thought-provoking commentator on economic and credit topics; he also runs a number of credit strategies which are unlike the traditional buy-and-hold fixed income strategies most retail investors are generally familiar with. So is this area of credit for you, and how do you make room for it in a traditional portfolio?
Duration 38:30 | File Size 70.5 MB
Given its powers, it’s generally a good idea to understand the ATO’s views on how to manage your affairs – and comply with them. Thankfully with SMSFs, it’s not that hard, so long as you keep up to date.
Duration 42:49 | File Size 19.8 MB
Markets around the world have been rocked by Trump’s tariffs and concerns about Chinese retaliation. But how much does this really have to do with Australia? When two of our biggest trading partners start limiting trade, are we likely to win or lose?