Stock Market News: The Best Performing Funds

My article on Franking Credits on Livewire, click to read: BEST PERFORMING FUNDS We have systems that track fund manager movements. As a private investor you can track fund managers through their monthly or quarterly investment fund reports available on their websites. Almost all fund managers provide these monthly reports on their funds. These almost always…

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Abusing clients is so 2018

The obvious post-Hayne Royal Commission comment is that Bank executives with the wrong culture will be trying not to laugh at the recommendations. The AFR cartoon on the announcement of the recommendations: Some are calling it a waste of time. I think not. In hindsight the Hayne Royal commission was never going to have the…

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Stock Market News: Royal Commission

I don’t need to rewrite all the Royal Commission recommendations for you, so I’ll take those as understood. That said there are a few interesting observations this morning: Bank executives with the wrong culture will be trying not to laugh at the recommendations. Some are calling it a waste of time. I think not (see…

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Stock Market News: Bill Shorten and Cash Refunds

Background: In March this year Bill Shorten pledged that should Labor win the upcoming election then from 1st July 2019 they will axe cash refunds for excess imputation credits paid to individuals and in superannuation funds. This would reverse the cash refund of imputation credits introduced by John Howard two decades ago. It would also…

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