31 Jul 2012

The Key Winter 2012

Issue 36 of the latest market insight from Financial Services Partners. In this issue: Underinsurance: The real size of the problem The new Government Household Assistance Package Trauma insurance – expecting the unexpected Don’t get caught at tax time – key tax and super changes for 2012-2013 Recognising good advice

18 Jul 2012

The Economic Update – June 2012

The Australian economy remains on solid footing – benefiting from significant investment in the resource, energy and infrastructure sectors. But the employment market went backwards and this could be a sign of continued contraction in labour intensive industries (manufacturing, tourism, etc.). Read the full Economic Review here.

21 Jun 2012

2012 Client Choice Award

Financial Services Partners recognises good advice Have you received an outstanding level of service from your Financial Services Partners Adviser? We invite you to nominate your adviser for the 2012 Client Choice Award. Simply click here to submit your online nomination OR Simply download and complete the attached nomina… mina…

08 Jun 2012

The Economic Update – May 2012

Australian Consumers Intensify their Vow to Save More, Spend Less The Boston Consulting Group’s eleventh annual Consumer Sentiment Survey, conducted in April with 15,000 consumers in 16 countries.  The survey included more than 1,400 consumers in Australia.  This is what they found…

14 May 2012

The Economic Update – April 2012

Lifting the Lid on Hybrid Securities The recent resurgence of the issuance of hybrid securities (hybrids), representing those securities which combine equity and debt characteristics, is providing further investment opportunities for those investors who are looking for ‘incomebased’ securities. In 2012 alone, we have already seen $4.4 billion of new hybrids […]

10 May 2012

The Key Budget Edition – 2012

On Tuesday night, Treasurer Wayne Swan handed down the 2012/13 Federal Budget in Parliament. We’re delighted to release a special Budget edition of The Key, which highlights the key elements of this latest Federal Budget and their financial planning implications for you.

01 May 2012

The Economic Update – March 2012

Dividend Investing in a New World of Lower Yields and Longer Lives The world is greying – fast. It is estimated that the number of people over 65 will triple to a global total of around two billion by 2050. In addition, life expectancies continue to increase primarily due to advancements […]

19 Apr 2012

The Key Autumn 2012

We are delighted to release the Autumn 2012 edition of our quarterly client newsletter ‘The Key’. In this exciting new edition, we cover the following hot financial topics: The intergenerational gap – how your adult children can be a threat to your retirement goals The benefits of seeking financial advice How […]