Mention the removal of franking credits in polite company and prepare yourself for an hour of indignant lecturing about how unfair it is. But is it all bad?
Marcus Padley (MAppFin, LLB, MSAA) is the author of the Marcus Today share market newsletter. He is an author, speaker and a regular on ABC TV and radio. Marcus is also a stockbroker and has been advising institutional clients and a private client base for more than 32 years.
The only effortless way to get rich is be born rich. But you only get one shot at it and people far less capable than you always seem to succeed at it.
While ever you live at home, it doesn’t matter how much you whinge about how grown-up you are, you’re still a kid. It’s your choice when you grow up.
The royal commission is the catalyst for the rebirth of an industry that spent too long allowing its most trusted institutions to charge too much for too little.
I don’t know what it is about the Australian culture but if something falls in price everyone wants to buy it. A falling share price means “sell me” not “buy me”.
There is a base level of knowledge you should acquire before you start investing. Here’s what you need to know.
We have another failure of the polls and bookies, with Donald Trump elected U.S. president. The markets bounced two days after Brexit, will they do the same thing again?
Low interest rates are actually doing the opposite of what was expected. Welcome to a 0% interest world.
There are myriad classes and, for the beginner investor, it must be a bit confusing. So let me give you an idiot’s guide to rating investments from “alpha” to “beta”. Stick with me.
My Moron Portfolio is a diversified portfolio of stocks recommended by any adviser operating under the first rule of investment advice, which is “Don’t get sued”.