The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game Waiting is boring. It’s particularly boring for anyone who likes to be active, making things happen, making decisions, seeing the consequences. Waiting is a passive activity not suited to the sort of people who are likely to run their own SMSF or investment folio. Having been convinced that a significant market correction…

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Income investing 101

Income Investing 101

Many retirees open a bank account for dividends. Every stock they buy they do the paperwork directing the share registry to pay any dividends into that bank account. Non-retiree investors, as well as some of the wealthier retiree investors, will elect instead to have the registry use the dividend to buy more shares under the…

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The Education Holy Grail

My nineteen-year-old daughter and I did our recreational boat operator’s course together. A day in a classroom and a day on the water. It was the first time I have been in the classroom in a while but I have to say, as a financial professional and a veteran of much financial education, there was…

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ASX: BUY HOLD SELL – IRI

Integrated Research is another Aussie IT success story. The company operates in more than 75 countries and services some big, global businesses (as can be seen in the graphics below) providing performance monitoring, diagnostics and management software solutions for business-critical computing environments. Source: IRI FY2019 Results Briefing The Company's principal activities are the design, development,…

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The ETF Portfolio

OTHER PEOPLE’S PORTFOLIOS – THE LONG-TERM, LOW-RISK PORTFOLIO Today we continue to look at “Other People’s Portfolios”. For new members, we are developing a Portfolio Assessment business which will be targeted mostly at financial planners and financial advisers but will be offered to members at a price. Whilst we develop this service we are doing…

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