Market Wrap

Each month we publish Market Wrap, a summary of the previous month’s economic highlights. Economic Overview October 2021 Investors remained focused on rising inflation and the possibility of policy settings being tightened worldwide. Bond yields continued to rise – particularly in Australia – as investors brought forward their expectations for interest rate hikes. This hampered returns from fixed income markets. Equity markets performed much more strongly, aided by the release of…  Read more

Live your today. Plan your tomorrow.

The Financial Planning Association (FPA) recently released a research report providing a snapshot of the money and life issues Australians are facing 18 months since the COVID-19 pandemic started. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a defining event for this generation. People’s livelihoods, social habits and outlook have been irrevocably changed. In Australia, the pandemic has served as a wake-up call to many Australians about how they manage their finances and…  Read more

What is financial planning?

To many people, financial planning is perceived as something only for the wealthy. In fact, financial planning is about having long-term and short-term financial goals and developing a plan to achieve those goals, no matter your financial status. It’s about knowing how to make the most of your money – whether that’s putting a little extra into savings one month or paying off a bit of debt more quickly. The focus…  Read more

Investment briefing webinar: Why investment valuations matter

In October 2021, we collaborated with one of our independent investment partners, Morningstar, to bring you an investment briefing webinar “Why investment valuations matter”. In this webinar Morningstar’s Portfolio Specialist, Clint Abraham explains why current investment markets represent a great value opportunity for investors. As we experience the largest dispersion between value and growth investment styles, Clint outlines why that matters and which industry sectors and countries are exhibiting the…  Read more

Now & Next latest edition

Now & Next, the quarterly newsletter published by Count Financial, is designed to give you valuable insights into a range of different topics affecting your financial situation – both now and in the future. Welcome to the Spring edition… Stories include: Creative ways to keep fit The days are growing longer, and the weather is finally warming up. This means there are no more excuses about getting in shape. But…  Read more

How Business Advisors Can Support Your Business

Operating and growing a business is tough, but it can be a lot easier with a business advisor in your corner. So what exactly is a business advisor? And do you really need one? In a nutshell, a business advisor provides business owners with ideas, valuable insights, and expert business advice on how they can manage their business more effectively. They can help you solve complex issues and bridge a…  Read more

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