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Reset: Life investment stages

Article
29 August 2017

In this section. Reset: Life investment stages. Once upon a time, the life stage investment strategy went something like this: Finish school, do an apprenticeship or go to uni and when finished, a young bloke might buy a block of land on the coast

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Tell them something they don’t know...

Article
31 July 2017

In this section. Tell them something they don’ t know. We’ ve all been there. You turn up to a dinner party in Sydney or Melbourne and, if you’ re a certain age, invariably the conversation turns to property. Again. Or moaning about how to

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A guide to ETFs

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29 May 2017

In this section. A guide to ETFs. Exchange traded funds (ETF) are one of the fastest growing investment tools in the world. This is because they are easy to understand and give investors a convenient way to add diversification to their portfolio.

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'Tis the season to...Fix, Prepay and Diversify

Article
01 April 2017

It’s a busy time at Leveraged with the run-up to the end of the financial year.Traditionally, it’s a period when geared investors take stock of their holdings, review their tax situation and consider investment plans for the year ahead. On the

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Short Sell case study

Article
27 January 2017

In this section. Short Sell case study. Profit from a falling security price. Continue to trade and potentially profit from a bear market. An alternative hedging strategy to options or warrants. Pursue a long/short or pairs trading strategy so you

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Protected covered write: strategy guide

Article
23 November 2016

A protected covered write, also known as a collar, allows investors to cap their downside risk using a put option, while receiving a premium from writing a covered call option. The strategy consists of holding shares, selling a call option, and

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Recipe for retirement: a slice outside super

Article
21 September 2016

Great news! Australians are living longer than ever before! Defying mortality, however, presents new considerations, such as longevity risk – outliving your nest egg. Australians have to reconsider their retirement saving strategy, and their

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How does gearing stack up?

Article
29 August 2016

Using historical data and our brand-new savings simulator, we put three strategies to the test. 

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Protective puts: Strategy guide

Article
26 August 2016

100% lending. 100% protected. No break costs.

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What is a sweep account?

Article
05 July 2016

If you’ve fixed your loan, but haven’t drawn down all the funds, you might be paying interest on a loan that’s not being used.

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