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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The Economic Update - November 2015

Published 17 November 2015 Download Icon
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Market Highlights - November 2015

  • Central banks help lift investor sentiment and share markets
  • US Federal Reserve leaves door open for December rate hike
  • China emphasises reform and innovation in the 18th Plenary session
  • Weaker inflation leaves room for the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates

Keeping in Touch - November 2015

Published 3 November 2015 Download Keeping in Touch – November 2015

Getting set for the year ahead

Setting aside time to regularly review your finances is one of the easiest ways to keep your plans on track and work towards achieving your financial goals. But time is often our enemy.

With this in mind, the end of the year is as good a time as any to sit down and take a look at your finances and make any necessary changes before the start of 2016.


The Economic Update - October 2015

Published 20 October 2015 Download The Economic Update - October 2015

Market Highlights - October 2015

  • Global growth uncertainties, centred on emerging markets, weighed on markets
  • The US Federal Reserve postponed its decision to lift interest rates
  • A change in Australia’s Prime Minister was seen as lifting confidence
  • Global sovereign bonds outperformed global shares



Connection Point October 2015

Published 20 October 2015 Download Connection Point October 2015

Welcome to the October edition of Connection Point. This month we cover:

  • New Social Security rates and thresholds from 20 September 2015
  • New aged care fees and thresholds from 20 September 2015
  • Lost member account thresholds increased
  • Look through tax treatment for LRBAs