FSP News

Financial Services Partners releases a monthly editorial, a monthly economic update and a quarterly newsletter for clients and contacts of our advisers.

The monthly economic update takes a look at the latest issues affecting local and international markets.

The quarterly edition of 'The Key' keeps you up to date with the current hot topics in the world of financial planning and personal wealth management. The current and topical areas of advice we look at can include superannuation, investment, retirement, wealth protection through insurance, redundancy and estate planning.

In addition, we also release a special Budget edition of 'The Key' newsletter shortly after each Federal Budget is announced each year.

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Market Wrap - February 2016

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Market Highlights - February 2016

  • Share markets dropped sharply in January posting one of their worst starts to a year
  • Concerns over growth in China and falling oil prices initially caused concerns
  • The European Central Bank (ECB) signalled potentially more stimulus while the Bank of Japan (BoJ) cut rates into negative territory


 

 



Keeping in Touch - February 2016

Published 5 February 2016 Download Keeping in Touch – February 2016

New year, fresh ideas

With the New Year now underway, how are you going to manage your money differently in 2016?

Looking at your finances with fresh eyes will help you get set for the year ahead and give you a better chance of achieving what you want in life financially.


Market Wrap - January 2016

Published 13 January 2016 Download Market Wrap - January 2016

Market Highlights - January 2016

  • Central bank actions drove markets as the US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates for the first time in nine years
  • Weaker sentiment in commodity markets, especially oil, also weighed on risk appetite
  • Signs of stabilisation in China and strong employment saw Australia buck the trend

 

 



Keeping in Touch - December 2015

Published 9 December 2015 Download Keeping in Touch – December 2015

Will your age pension be reduced next year?

After being first announced in the 2015 Federal Budget, there are some changes to the age pension that will come into effect on 1 January 2017.

This could mean an increase or decrease in pension for some, while others could have their pension entitlement removed completely.