The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) reduced the official cash rate by 0.25% last month, with the intent of jumpstarting Australia’s economy. With the official cash rate now at a record low of just 1%, it’s important to consider the implications for investors.
A common misconception with negative gearing is that it can only be used for property. False. Negative gearing can be used for any asset where some or all the purchase price is borrowed.
Positive gearing lets you make a profit on your investment from day one. Provided there is no capital loss, this can be a great way to make money. Problem is: everyone else has thought of that, too. Positive gearing a decent property investment is hard.
Index funds are a form of managed fund, but they are very different from the others. For reasons discussed within this article, the name ‘managed’ fund might be a misnomer.
Labor has announced that if they are ushered into Government at the next federal election, they will (amongst other things) stop negative gearing
We stand by our ten principles of investing, and they have been our investment philosophy for more than a decade.
An introduction to ETF’s (Exchange Traded Funds), their benefits, risks and opportunities.
Starting a practice is probably one of the most significant professional decisions a doctor will undertake during their professional life. “Starting a practice” or to “Buy into an existing practice” is a common goal for many doctors and health professionals.
Successful investors know successful investing occurs over decades and across generations. With the height, stability and longevity of a doctor’s income comes the opportunity to plan for the next generation.
A young GP will often ask what should I do? Buy a home or buy a practice? Our answer is “buy a practice first. And then use the extra cash flow to buy a better home.” Find out more by reading our complete eBook.