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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 - October 2015

Published 20 October 2015 Download Icon
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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 

 

 

 


Keeping in Touch - October 2015

Published 8 October 2015 Download Keeping in Touch – October 2015

The power of regular investing

One of the world’s most admired investors, Warren Buffett, is famous for saying “Don't save what is left after spending; spend what is left after saving.”

While this approach may not always be possible, investing even just a small amount regularly can make a big difference over the long term.

 


The Economic Update - September 2015

Published 15 September 2015 Download The Economic Update - September 2015

Market Highlights - September 2015

  • Concerns intensified over Chinese growth though US growth strengthened
  • Global shares declined on these concerns
  • Investors retreated to safe haven currencies
  • Fed’s policy announcement later this month will be closely watched