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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Keeping in Touch - February 2016

Published 5 February 2016 Download Icon
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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.

The Economic Update - December 2015

Published 9 December 2015 Download The Economic Update - December 2015

Market Highlights - December 2015

  • Diverging expectations for global central banks drove mixed market results
  • Markets are close to anticipating a December rate hike by the US Federal Reserve
  • Emerging market shares were impacted by China and expected US rate hike
  • Strong jobs growth in Australia saw markets reduce expectations for rate cuts