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Budget 2019

We reflect on the events of 2018 before looking at what’s in store for investment markets in 2019.

In 2019 we see market volatility persisting given we’re facing another election, further interest rate speculation, predicted house price falls and global political games.

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Recent changes to Centrelink

Eastern Beach in Spring

We reflect on the events of 2018 before looking at what’s in store for investment markets in 2019.

In 2019 we see market volatility persisting given we’re facing another election, further interest rate speculation, predicted house price falls and global political games.

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2018 Year in Review and What’s Ahead

We reflect on the events of 2018 before looking at what’s in store for investment markets in 2019.

In 2019 we see market volatility persisting given we’re facing another election, further interest rate speculation, predicted house price falls and global political games.

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Spring Clean!

It’s that time of the year! Spring is here and the weather is finally starting to get warmer and the sun is shining for longer (even if it doesn’t feel like it at times). As much as we dread it we know it’s time we cleaned out our financial clutter and get a better idea…

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Geelong Seniors Festival

The Geelong Seniors Festival is the largest community celebration for seniors in regional Victoria and a major partner of the statewide Victorian Seniors Festival. As well as being a great opportunity to get out and about for little or no cost, the Festival provides a rare insight into what is on in Geelong for the…

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How to Choose a Financial Adviser

The value of financial advice can be priceless but taking that first step in selecting an adviser and meeting with them can be daunting.  It is a common misconception that you must have lots of money to benefit from financial advice, so many do not feel they can achieve anything from a relationship with an…

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We’re here for you, not the banks.

The Muirfield team have been following the recent parliamentary enquiry into the Banking sector very closely. Unfortunately, it seems that some companies and planners have been placing their own interests ahead of their clients. As a business with a long history of providing trusted advice it saddens us to hear of this – we are…

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Should you use a travel card when overseas?

As clients prepare to escape the winter blues with an overseas trip, we hear a lot of questions about travel currency cards. There is a lot of debate as to whether or not travel cards are useful or if they’re a rip-off, and unfortunately, it’s not a simple question to answer.  It boils down to…

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‘Keeping tabs on your super investments’

We can’t stress this enough – it is so important to make sure you have the best possible investment strategy for your situation. But how do you do it? Matt Torney was, once again, interviewed by the Financial Planning Association’s Money & Life online magazine to help answer this very question.  Click here to read the article and…

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‘Is the 2017 Federal budget a winner for retirees?’

Recently, Muirfield Adviser, Matt Torney was interviewed by, the Financial Planning Association (FPA) online magazine, Money & Life regarding the 2017 Federal Budget and its potential effects on retirees. The article reflects on the re-instatement of the Pension concession card, the pros and cons of downsizing, and contributing proceeds to Super. To read the article, please click here.

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