Category : Finance

Winning a Golden Ticket

Are You Searching For A Golden Ticket?

  • Halina Roach
  • March 27, 2018

In a popular children’s story, the young hero pins all his hopes on finding one of a handful of ‘golden tickets’ hidden among millions of candy bars. It seems many people approach investing the same way.

The notion that the path to long-term wealth is in locating secret and previously undiscovered treasures in the global marketplace of securities is one that regularly features in media and market commentary.

Investment Markets in 2017

2017 – The Investment Year In Review

  • Halina Roach
  • February 2, 2018

Economic Overview

Once again, the investment strategy of maintaining discipline and holding for the long term won out over reacting to media forecasts and predictions from hyperventilating partisans. In January 2017 CNBC suggested Wall Street was the most bearish they’d been in 12 years, as it turned out, the global economy continued to strengthen as share markets posted solid returns on low volatility.

Financial Planning Forties

Financial Planning Essentials For Your Forties

  • Halina Roach
  • November 27, 2017

Once you hit your forties, you usually start to take your own and your family’s financial future more seriously. You may be more settled in your career and at, or near, your earnings peak. In recent years the cost of housing and general living expenses have risen faster than wages, leaving many households spending all or most of what they earn. This can make it difficult to achieve financial objectives, such as reducing your mortgage and saving for retirement.