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May 10, 2017 Ken Read

Posted on May 10th 2017 2017 Budget Update Good morning, After three years of budgets that focused on debt and deficit, jobs and growth, Treasurer Scott Morrison has delivered a budget makeover. For the first budget of the Coalition’s second term in office he has tried to strike a balance between positive measures to promote economic…

March 2, 2017 Ken Read

Posted on March 2nd 2017 Autumn Newsletter Good Afternoon, After a summer of extreme weather, from record heatwaves to snow in the high country, many of us will be looking forward to the more forgiving temperatures of Autumn. It’s a great time to get outdoors and be active before winter sets in. Superannuation is rarely out…

February 1, 2017 Ken Read

Posted on February 1st 2017 February Snapshot It’s hard to believe its February already, with the nation back at work and kids back at school after the summer holidays. In this month’s snapshot we look at the new pension asset test rules and the importance of reviewing all sources of income before making any rash decisions.By…

December 1, 2016 Ken Read

Posted on December 1st 2016 Summer Newsletter Summer has arrived and the countdown to Christmas begins in earnest. After such an eventful year on the global political and economic front, investors will no doubt be looking forward to some time out to relax with family and friends. The biggest upset in November, and possibly the entire…

November 2, 2016 Ken Read

Posted on November 2nd 2016 November Snapshot November is here and as always it opened with the race that stops a nation. But the Melbourne Cup will be eclipsed by an even bigger race this month, and that’s the home stretch to the US Presidential election on November 8, which overshadowed global financial markets in October….