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kay bretz ultra marathon
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How turning right got Kay hooked on ultra-marathons

Ultra-marathon runner Kay Bretz was running marathons from 19 until his 30s, when suddenly he was over the thrill of it. One day he came out of his garden gate and turned right, instead of his usual left, and realised he'd been on autopilot; his ... More
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sponsored trilogy mortgage trusts five things you need to know
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Five things you need to know about mortgage trusts

Seeking an income-focused investment solution? A mortgage trust could be an option. Mortgage trusts aim to provide investors with a competitive income and depending on the type of trust, portfolio diversity. New to the idea of a mortgage trust and wondering ... More
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managing super in a covid19 world
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How to manage your super in a COVID-19 world

The COVID-19 pandemic is a once in a generation event that has brought greater volatility and uncertainty to financial markets. It is natural to have some concerns about the implications for your financial future and super balance, particularly if retirement ... More
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what does overdiversification overdiversify mean
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Too much of a good thing: How to avoid over-diversifying

Diversification is an important way to manage risk and returns by spreading money among different investments. This includes diversifying within asset classes, such as Australian shares, and across asset classes, to include Australian shares, international ... More
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why assessing your own risk level is risky
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Why assessing your own risk level can be risky business

Investing isn't easy, and it always involves a level of risk. Determining just how much risk you want to take with your investments is an important part of the process. Low-risk investments include asset classes such as bonds and cash, while higher-risk ... More
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the cost of playing it safe with your money
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Why playing it safe with your money comes at a cost

Making a conservative choice is often seen as the safe choice, but not taking on risk when you're young could see you fall short of your retirement investment goals. "You have to start with education and information, and understand the long-term ... More
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leveraging investing
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The risks of leveraging when it comes to investing

Leverage can be both friend and foe to investors. But there are ways to tame the downsides. In simple terms, leverage means borrowing to invest. And it's something plenty of Australians do on a daily basis. When you buy a home using a mortgage, you ... More
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