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Riding out a downturn is not always the smartest approach

During market downturns, investors are typically advised to stick with their existing asset allocation that is based on a risk profile, rather than crystalise their losses. The advice is offered in the hope that the downturn will be short lived..

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Financial security starts with the right advice

Today, approximately 500 super funds are operating in Australia, with assets approaching $3 trillion. Superannuation is either the largest single asset held by Australians or the second most valuable asset behind the family home. Making the most..

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Time to review your mortgage facility - Redraw vs Offset

Now may be time to review your mortgage arrangements and look at the facilities you may have attached.

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End of Financial Year 2019/20: Super and tax tips for individuals

The end of the financial year is fast approaching. Now is a great time to prepare and seek additional advice on the management of your superannuation and tax.

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Goals Based Investing protects your capital during downturns

"Only when the tide goes out, do you discover who’s swimming naked”.Warren Buffett

If you were investing during the GFC (2008-2009), you would remember your superannuation balance significantly decreasing and taking many years to get back to its..

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Early release of super should be a last resort action

As at 16th April 2020, the ATO had received 881,600 Australian’s registering an interest in accessing their retirement savings under the Government's temporary Early Release of Superannuation scheme. It is one of a host of measures to help..

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Goals Based Investing - a smart way to invest

In these uncertain economic times, investors face the risk of downturns in the value of their investment portfolios. For executives, high-income earners and those with more extensive investment portfolios, the stakes are higher in dollar terms...

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WLM's Response to Coronavirus COVID 19

The Coronavirus pandemic and the measures to slow its transmission are evolving rapidly. First priority is the safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients and the broader community. The following is a summary of WLM’s operating procedures..

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Coronavirus COVID-19 is here. What does it mean for investors?

The Coronavirus COVID-19 is of obvious concern to investors. Just what will it mean? At times like this, opinions abound. Commentary is ranging from:

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Many investors are guilty of committing these 3 investment mistakes

We have been in a bull market since the GFC (2008). Because of this prolonged cycle of bullish prosperity, many investors have become complacent in their investment strategy as they expect the traditional asset market (shares) to continue to go..

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