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Super Changes Coming!

February 28, 2022 5:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Does anyone remember all the superannuation promises declared in the Federal Budget announcements in May last year? It feels like a lifetime ago, particularly when considering all the other events that have transpired between then and now.

Avoiding Behavioural Biases When Investing

February 28, 2022 5:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Just as how we have an instinct to flee from danger or brace for an impact, falling markets can cause an instinctive response to sell shares and get away from a seemingly bad situation. The difference with share investing however is that the reality of the danger is often already incorporated into prices.

How High Will Interest Rates Rise?

February 28, 2022 5:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Hudson had the opportunity to recently attend an Economic Indicators Conference held in Brisbane on the 4th February. Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist at HSBC was the key speaker. There was also a panel discussion following Paul’s update which included figures such as: Ross Israel, Head of Global Infrastructure at QIC, Leigh Warner, National Director of Research at JLL and Josephine Sukkar AM, Principal at Buildcorp.

The Power of Compound Growth and Why You Won’t Save Your Way to Retirement

January 24, 2022 3:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are often told in our working life to work smarter, not harder.  This often involves better managing your time, knowing what needs to be done and focusing on a high priority task so you can focus on one task at a time.  The same philosophy can be applied to investing: have a focused strategy, knowing the key to accumulating wealth is using your savings and surplus cashflow to invest growth assets and repeating the process over and over.