Estimates of the size of the sustainable investment market vary from around $23 trillion to almost $31 trillion, with responsible investment taking into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in investment decisions, whereas ethical investing being more of a … read more
For decades real estate not only delivered security and comfort to bring up Australian families but also a cast-iron vehicle for wealth building, seemingly immune from the ups and downs experienced by other types of investment.
But then came the … read more
While divorce rates have fallen in Australia in recent years, there is one age group where it’s becoming more common. In the two decades to 2017, the divorce rate for men aged 55-59 more than doubled. For women in the … read more
Picture the scene. You’ve moved past the honeymoon period of a new relationship and you think this could finally be the one.
You’re starting to think about the medium-term future and setting up your lives together.
So you’re at your … read more
Diversification is the act of spreading the money you have to invest across a number of different types of investments. For example, rather than putting all your money into shares in one company, you split it across multiple shares in … read more
Housing is the most important asset owned by the majority of Australian households, according to the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA).
A house not only serves as a place to live, but as a long-term investment, a measure of household … read more
Risk is inherent in investing and there is no one size fits all approach to managing and dealing with risk. What keeps you awake at night might be well within someone else’s comfort level.
The central principal of investing is … read more
Buying a property together is a major relationship milestone. It’s right up there with opening a joint bank account, getting married, and even surviving your first major disagreement. It’s understandable that such a big milestone – and investment – can … read more
Being financially independent is a mindset that many women are aspiring to, particularly those in relationships.
While your job, or your partner’s career is secure today, tomorrow it could be a different story, and often that can lead to a … read more