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LFS Autumn Newsletter 2017

8 Mar 2017 2:23 PM -

The clock is ticking for investors who want to take advantage of the more generous tax concessions available in super this financial year. As of July 1, new rules come into effect that will reduce contribution limits.


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LFS Snapshot February 2017

1 Feb 2017 3:50 PM -

Changes to the pension assets test that came into force on January 1 have resulted in some retirees losing some, or all, of their pension entitlements.


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LFS Snapshot January 2017

17 Jan 2017 12:31 PM -

If 2016 taught us anything, it was to expect the unexpected. Britain's vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump's election as the next US President surprised the pundits and markets alike. Markets generally hate surprises, yet in the closi...

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LFS Summer Newsletter 2016

5 Dec 2016 2:30 PM -

To say that Donald Trump's election as President of the United States took the world by surprise is an understatement. Markets hate surprises and uncertainty, so a short-term period of volatility is to be expected. But as investors begin to digest...

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LFS Snapshot October 2016

7 Oct 2016 2:43 PM -

Just when those saving for retirement thought the rules couldn't get any more complex, the Turnbull Government has revised some of the key elements of the controversial superannuation reforms it announced in the May 2016 Federal Budget.


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LFS Spring Newsletter 2016

7 Sep 2016 2:13 PM -

Spring is here, time to put your winter woollies away for another year and get into the great
outdoors. If you are in need of inspiration, the recent Olympic Games and the Paralympics
about to begin have something for ever...

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LFS Snapshot August 2016

2 Aug 2016 3:45 PM -

Global ratings agencies Standard & Poor's and Moody's have effectively put the new Turnbull government on notice to reduce the nation's budget deficit or risk a downgrade in Australia's credit rating. Sounds serious, but what does it actually ...

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LFS Snapshot June 2016

30 Jun 2016 4:52 PM -

"Resilient" is perhaps the best way to sum up Australia's economic performance over the past 12 months. That was the word used by Standard and Poor's director of sovereign ratings, Craig Michael's, when confirming Australia's AAA credit rating in ...

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LFS Autumn Newsletter 2016

3 Mar 2016 12:20 PM -

After a sizzling end to summer we can now look forward to some cooler weather. Autumn
is a perfect time of year to get back into the garden or to simply make the most of the great
outdoors before winter arrives.
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LFS Snapshot February 2016

16 Feb 2016 12:21 PM -

The New Year's festivities were barely over, signing off on a difficult year for investors, when the fireworks started all over again on global markets. In the first two weeks of 2016 Australian and US shares recorded their worst start to the year...

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LFS Summer Newsletter 2016

11 Dec 2015 5:01 PM -

December is here and as the temperature rises the countdown to the Christmas break begins. But it appears at least one Australian is determined to ‘chill’. When Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens was asked rece...

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LFS Spring Newsletter 2015

19 Oct 2015 11:19 AM -

In the space of a generation China has gone from economic backwater to global heavy weight. But as its stellar growth begins to slow, the Chinese government has been trying to finesse the transition from a construction-based economy to one ba...

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LFS Snapshot May 2015

25 May 2015 11:15 AM -

After Criticism that his budget was too tough and unfair, Treasurer Joe Hockey has used his second budget to restore the confidence of ordinary Australians and shift the focus to jobs, growth and opportunity.

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LFS Autumn Newsletter 2015

27 Mar 2015 5:04 PM -

Summer is over and the days will begin to cool down now that autumn is here, but things
are just beginning to heat up on investment markets. While ...

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LFS Snapshot February 2015

6 Feb 2015 10:58 AM -

If ever there was a year that proved the benefits of diversification, 2014 was it. Despite all the noise and tumult on global markets, on balance last year was good to local investors. Overseas shares, global bonds and Australian residential ...

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