Australian data doldrums... the wealth effect shifting into reverse
03 September 2018
Retail sales for July were unchanged from June, going against hopes for a rise of 0.3%. Whilst only a monthly statistical read, it joins a number of poor monthly reads. This, combined with a fall of 0.6% ... Read More
Too much bank for your buck?
28 September 2018
Properly diversifying your investment pool not only means diversification at an asset class level but also diversifying individual exposures at the security level. Read More
12 October 2018
Volatility back in the spotlight
After nearly a decade of increasingly easy monetary policy, characterised by steadily declining central bank interest rates and quantitative easing – the printing of money to bu...
28 September 2018
Properly diversifying your investment pool not only means diversification at an asset class level but also diversifying individual exposures at the security level.
03 September 2018
Retail sales for July were unchanged from June, going against hopes for a rise of 0.3%. Whilst only a monthly statistical read, it joins a number ...
13 August 2018
FANG by Name, FANG by Nature?
Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google are unquestionably (tech) powerhouses of our times. There is a lot to like about the FANG business strategies, but do ...
12 June 2018
Will the Bull Market See it’s 10th Anniversary?
As we approach the 10th anniversary of the current bull market, we take a look at current and historical market conditions to assess how much ...
09 February 2018
Who kidnapped Goldilocks?
The recent equity market gyrations over the last 10 days heralds the end to Goldilocks equity volatility, of which the hallmark has been overly-benign volatility for ...
15 October 2018
A Complex Journey
Success comes with sacrifice. Weekends at the office, missing family milestone events, financing growth perhaps in the midst of a global financial crisis. It’s a balancing act, and the journey is anything but a st...
Optimising super to increase after-tax benefits
Superannuation strategies to minimise your tax exposure require a little understanding and the right timing, given you want to do something for you or your kids. Read on for two strategic opportunities to optimise the ...
04 June 2018
Are you 30 June-ready?
As we near the end of another financial year, our attention turns to strategies that can be put into place before 30 June 2018 to optimise superannuation and tax positions. Whilst the significant overhaul to superannuation that ...
01 May 2018
Hallelujah the Hayne Royal Commission
CH has a track record of conflict-free performance where investments are in the name of the client, managed professionally without conflict, and provide peace of mind for investors. Learn more about our approach to responsible ...
20 April 2018
Directly Managed Client Portfolio
Portfolio investors in the US have had the benefit of managed, directly invested portfolios for well over 25 years. That is, clients have specific direct ownership of their underlying investments which are directed by a manager(...
12 February 2018
To Fail to Plan is to Plan to Fail
The proverbial ‘burying your head in the sand like an Ostrich’ is a very poor solution to properly addressing one’s affairs in the knowledge of the two certainties in life…death and taxes.
30 January 2018
Estate Planning and Advanced Care Directive
From March, Advanced Care Directives are executed in place of what is currently known as a Medical Power of Attorney and along with an Enduring Power of Attorney, can be incorporated easily into one’s co...