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early retirement

New doco will change the way you think about retirement

Some label the FIRE movement a cult and some find it life-changing. US finance writer Suze Orman hates it, while FIRE bloggers and podcasters hide their identities so their bosses won't know. And now there is a powerful documentary about the Financial ... More
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Adani protesters are seen marching through the streets of Brisbane on July 5, 2019 in Brisbane, Australia. The protesters are calling on the Queensland State Government to withdraw its approval of the Adani coal mine in central Queensland. The rally is pa

ESG activists under fire from Morrison government

One of the biggest investment trends, known as environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, is coming under pressure from the Coalition government. ESG investing is informed by specialist groups and the government is seeking to outlaw informative ... More
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Risk dial

Strategies to avoid investment risk in retirement

In the investment world, performance and risk generally move in the same direction. Investors can boost performance by taking on more risk, but rarely can more performance be had without also upping the risk profile. Understanding this relationship ... More
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deposit for home

How to invest, earn and grow your home deposit

In 2017, Gal Margalit, 32, left Israel for Sydney to take up a business analyst role in the IT industry. She immediately started looking for a sensible way to invest her money in the hopes of buying a property. We spoke to Gal about how using RateSetter ... More
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Preparing for a relaxing retirement with P2P lending

Elaine O'Shannessy, a retired primary school and TAFE teacher, now lives in northeastern Victoria, where she runs a bed and breakfast with her husband and enjoys tending to her extensive garden. We spoke to Elaine about how using RateSetter helped ... More
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etps record month september

Record month as Australian investors flock to ETPs

The Australian Exchange Traded Products (ETP) market is on a tear, with record net inflows of $1.62bn recorded in September. It caps off a 12-month period that saw the ETP market balloon 33% to almost $60bn. Domestic equity ETPs made the greatest monthly ... More
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young women investors

How young Aussie women are overtaking male investors

Shares are gaining favour among young women, with research from Nabtrade showing that female gen-Zers hold 20% more assets than their male peers. Women are also more inclined to play the long game, making fewer trades than men despite holding larger ... More
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