Federal Budget Summary 2020-21

Originally scheduled for release on the 12th of May 2020, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg released the Federal Government’s 2020-21 Federal Budget on the 6th of October 2020. In what should always be very welcome news for retirees, there are no significant changes to the superannuation system. And in what should always be welcome news for workers, there are…

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The Great Lockdown

Officially we are in a bull market again as there has been a 20% gain from the March lows. You could be forgiven for thinking the worst of COVID-19 is over, at least in regards to the sharemarket. However I don’t think this is a prudent position to take.

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Coronavirus and Inflation

I conduct a ‘risk profile’ with every client and this helps guide the overall asset allocation for their portfolio. One of my questions is on inflation, and it is always met with indifference. This is because inflation hasn’t really been a problem in Australia for decades. Inflation may soon become a problem though.