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Future Financial Services Blog

by Alex McKenzie

Financial planning advice to guide you through your life stages. Financial advice for when you are looking to buy your first home, start a family or looking to retire. This blog aims to show the relevance of Superannuation, insurance and investment for everyday families.

01
March
2016

Can’t afford a property?

It is not the only way

I’m not giving away any secrets by saying that young people are having difficulty getting into the housing market, property prices have risen substantially in the past 2 years, especially locally and for many buying that first house is just not an option at the moment.

Purchasing a property is certainly a great strategy, particularly your primary residence, in doing so you effectively future proof your biggest cost and over time likely to have your asset grow, in is a proven method to build wealth, but is not the only method.

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01
February
2016

Fighting human instincts

investing human instincts make us make bad investment decisions

When it comes to investing human instincts make us make bad investment decisions, as an advisor our role is often encouraging our clients to ignore some of these instincts and stick to their plan.

Had a classic example of this during a recent client review, after discussing the client’s circumstances and goals we had a look at the progress of their superannuation, with the markets performing poorly over the past 12 months the value of the portfolio had fallen by about 4%.

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