What You Need to Know about Investment Scams

Learn how to identify and avoid being taken to the cleaners by criminals In June 2021. One minute, John (not his real name), is happy he's just secured a $200,000 investment with a reputable bank. The next minute he's living a nightmare as he realises his money is transferred to a scammers account never [...]

How to make bonds work for you

We recently ran a live webinar that explored what bonds are, and how they work. In it you'll find: • Understand why bonds is the right option for you • Enable you to plan for your future by giving you stable and secure returns • Understand how investment bonds work • Appreciate why they [...]

How to avoid bond investment scams

Thursday 28 January 2021. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued a warning to investors of imposter bond investment scams.  Scammers pretend to be associated with well-known domestic and international financial service firms and offer high yield bond investments to investors. The full text of ASIC’s warning can be found at this link: [...]

Reasons to buy bonds gets stronger

Up and down the East coast of Australia, it seems almost everyone is focused on the property market. This is something we expect will continue for the foreseeable future with the Federal election over the threat of negative gearing being abolished and the shrinking interest rate. And whilst many property investors are hoping that the [...]

Buying bonds for your Self-Managed Super Fund?

The 4 Key Questions for First-Time Buyers Bonds might seem confusing but they’re actually very simple. If you're unfamiliar with how bonds work or which bonds are right for your investment goals, here are a few questions that can help. Bond basics A bond is essentially a way for an organization to issue debt without [...]

What is the difference between a Term Deposit and a Bond?

Term deposits and bonds fall under the category of fixed income. They are relatively risk-free investments that you can use to strengthen your portfolio, like all investment options, they both come with their fair share of pros and cons.

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