Monthly Archives: April 2018

Will the RBA raise rates later this year?

Posted on April 18, 2018 by | 0 Comments
Could the Reserve Bank be planning an interest rate hike later this year, perhaps on the day that traditionally stops everyone across the nation except those on the RBA Board – Melbourne Cup Day? by David Bassanese Maybe, just maybe. Indeed, just when every economist around the country was prepared to write-off yesterday’s release of the RBA’s minutes from its recent policy meeting as nothing new, the Bank saw fit to drop an added line...

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Are financial planners and mortgage brokers that bad?

Posted on April 17, 2018 by | 0 Comments
The test of the value of this Royal Commission is going to be what authorities do to change what happens in the finance industry. What is being revealed is not new knowledge — it’s just being made more public. by Peter Switzer Anyone like me who works in finance knew that financial planning had its problems. But I still doubt ASIC’s Deputy Chair, Peter Kell’s submission that nine out of 10 advisers are not considering...

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