What’s the difference between Active and Passive Investing?

What’s the difference between Active and Passive Investing?

A generation ago, investing was much more expensive and limited. But as markets and investment products develop, more opportunities open up for regular families to invest, with “passive” investing becoming a popular option, both in Australia and overseas. Passive...
STOP PRESS! RBA holds interest rates at 1.5%

STOP PRESS! RBA holds interest rates at 1.5%

The Reserve Bank has delivered an early Christmas present to Australian families by leaving interest rates on hold. The official cash rate remains at 1.5%, where it has been since the middle of 2016. Philip Lowe, the Governor of the Reserve Bank, spoke of positive...
Under 40 but Broke? Why Young people need a Financial Advisor

Under 40 but Broke? Why Young people need a Financial Advisor

How times have changed. A generation ago, jobs were plentiful, homes cheap and the future looked rosy. Now, young people are finding it hard to even get a job, let alone save a deposit for a home that is likely much smaller but more expensive than what their parents...
Want to Invest in The Empire State Building?

Want to Invest in The Empire State Building?

New York’s Empire State Building is one of the world’s most iconic buildings, with 3.5 million visitors to its observation deck every year. Now, Australians can be part owners in the Empire State Building! The Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) is a portfolio of over 9...