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Archive for category: General Finance

The True Value of Advice - Confidence Delivers

Confidence helps you get more out of life. A recent landmark survey found that for clients who received financial advice, they were free from financial stress. And when you're not stressed, you live a better life.

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How do you know when the advice is right?

Seeking financial advice can turn your life around and put you on a path to a happier and more secure financial future. But where do you start? Who do you trust? How do you know you are going to get value for money? 

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How do you know when the advice is right?
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Navigating your way through a redundancy

The Australian Bureau of Statistics announced a record 932,000 jobs were lost between the March and June 2020 quarters in the wake of COVID-19. While the Government extended temporary economic assistance for most businesses until March 2021, it has gradually been phased back which may result in many businesses downsizing, winding up or becoming bankrupt. This means it’s possible that more jobs may be lost in the coming months.

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How will the Federal Budget affect you?

During this year’s Federal Budget announcement Treasurer Josh Frydenberg stated “Australia is back!”. The Budget proposes positive changes to superannuation, an extension of the low and middle income tax offsets and a boost to aged care services.

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How will the Federal Budget affect you?
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Update on the housing market

Last May we discussed the likely impact of the Coronavirus on the Australian property market and concluded that the pandemic will place downward pressures on the general level of house prices by either reducing demand or increasing supply.

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Update on the housing market
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What financial mistakes have you made?

Have you made a big financial mistake in the past? One that cost you a lot of time and money to fix? One that caused you a big headache? 

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What financial mistakes have you made?
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Endura Private Wealth is 100% committed to the BFO

Endura Private Wealth is 100% committed to the Banking and Finance Oath that re-asserts the ethical foundation of the industry.

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Endura Private Wealth is 100% committed to the BFO
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The Pizza Pandemic

The global pandemic wrought by COVID-19 has created great uncertainty among policymakers, investors, workers and consumers, but it’s worth noting that its repercussions on the economy and the share market have not been all in one direction.

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Take control of your retirement

Are you affected by the increase in the Age Pension’s qualifying age? Take steps now to avoid getting caught short on retirement income.

The minimum age to qualify for the Age Pension has started going up. For those born on or after 1 July 1952, the qualifying age increases by six months every two years until it reaches 67 in July 2023. It rises to 66 in July this year.

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Take control of your retirement
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Less for longer: Extension of JobSeeker and JobKeeper Payments

On 21 July 2020 the Government announced a range of proposals to the JobKeeper and JobSeeker Payments as existing arrangements are set to expire in late September 2020. Certain tax concessions to assist businesses were also extended and have been legislated.

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Less for longer: Extension of JobSeeker and JobKeeper Payments
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The Dangers of DIY Trading

Many people have taken advantage of the coronavirus lockdown to learn new skills—from baking bread, to knitting, to learning a language. But trading securities, like rewiring the house, is not something you should do without professional advice.

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The Dangers of DIY Trading
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Do Downturns Lead to Down Years?

Stock market slides over a few days or months may lead investors to anticipate a down year. But a broad Australian
market index had positive returns in 15 of the past 19 calendar years, despite some notable dips in many of those years.

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Do Downturns Lead to Down Years?
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COVID-19 update

Updates that we feel you need to be aware of about our office, the investment market, and how to get through 2020.

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Helping your children, financially speaking

As a parent you probably have great expectations for your child. They will have everything you had and more! You will consider their every need and make the most of every opportunity to help them get ahead, right?

Whilst every parent wants their child to be healthy, happy and financially secure, figuring out how to get them there is another thing. Working with a financial adviser can help you understand options available to financially help your children, and teach them how to take control of their financial future once it is time for you to step out of the equation, and them to step up. Introducing these discussions as a family from early on means you can get help for your children that will serve them well into their future.

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Helping your children, financially speaking
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Downsizing when you retire

Many retirees consider ‘Downsizing’ their home at some point. This is often for financial reasons (as the current home may now be too big) or to move into a new house better equipped to accommodate them. Over the last few years, Endura Private Wealth has specialised in providing guidance on ‘Downsizing’ for residents from Malvern to Prahran and Caulfield to Glen Iris.

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Downsizing when you retire
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Successful Investor Secrets

The investment world can change dramatically from one month to the next. But these secrets of successful investors never go out of style.

Successful investing can be one of your biggest allies in the quest for long-term financial security. Unfortunately, unsuccessful investing can leave you wishing you’d kept your money in the bank. 

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Successful Investor Secrets
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Hindsight is 20/20. Foresight Isn't

The year 2019 served up many examples of the unpredictability of markets.

Download and read this article issued by DFA Australia Limited (AFS Licence No. 238093. ABN 46 065 937 671). Material provided for information only.

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Hindsight is 20/20. Foresight Isn't
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What is the value of an Adviser?

A new report has dived into the value of advisers and found that they deliver value of at least 4.4 per cent or more every year to their clients beyond investment-only advice.

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What is the value of an Adviser?
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Further Information

Following our update from last week, we would like to provide you with further information on the business changes to take place shortly.

We are excited to announce that from the 1st August 2019 knp Financial Services will be changing our name to Endura Private Wealth.

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Further Information
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An exciting new development

knp Financial Services (knpFS) are now ready to share an exciting development for our business. From 1 August 2019, knpFS will operate as an independent entity, which will see our firm relocate, rebrand and regenerate our service offering.

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An exciting new development
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How to find the right financial adviser for you

When it comes to getting financial advice, it's imperative to find someone you trust.

But with the financial services royal commission revealing a culture of greed in the financial advice industry, it's hard to know where to turn for advice.

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How to find the right financial adviser for you
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Budget Update 2019