CPD: Climate – the $50 trillion investment opportunity

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As the world continues to grapple with the urgent need to combat climate change, the transition to a low-carbon economy has never been more critical. Governments, corporations and individuals are... Read more

CPD: Contemporary challenges in ethics and financial advice

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Businesses across all industries are beset with challenges. This article, proudly sponsored by GSFM, investigates a range of contemporary challenges that financial advice businesses and how those challenges might impact... Read more

CPD: Compliance primer – Crypto regulatory reform, consumer implications

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Introduction Still regarded with suspicion by many, cryptocurrencies have continued to grow in popularity in Australia. Despite losing value by more than 60% in 2022[1], Bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies... Read more

CPD: Emerging Markets equity – powering the AI revolution

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As Artificial Intelligence evolves, it has the potential to be transformational for Emerging Markets (EM) through the advancement of economic development, by disrupting industries and, in some cases, by leading... Read more

CPD: The investment case for global growth equities

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Growth investors generally focus on those companies with sustainable above average growth, those that exhibit high levels of profitability and earnings growth ahead of their peer group. Growth managers tend... Read more

CPD: Secular outlook – yield advantage

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The post-pandemic inflation shock and rate-hiking cycle produced a generational reset higher in bond yields, creating a compelling multiyear outlook for fixed income as inflation recedes and risks build in... Read more

CPD: Business culture and ethics

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A strong business culture is one of the identified attributes of ethical businesses. This article, proudly sponsored by GSFM, investigates the interrelationships between business culture and ethics. The symbiotic relationship... Read more

CPD: Aged Care Advice – the consumer protection challenge

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The burgeoning aged care sector is one that financial advisers – directly or indirectly – will increasingly come into contact with. As our population ages, and longevity improves, most advisers will have a number of clients who are either using aged care services themselves, or who are making decisions about aged care on behalf of their parents or grandparents.... Read more

CPD: Philanthropy and tax

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Philanthropy has a double benefit; it plays an important role by supporting charities, not-for-profits and community groups and comes with tax benefits for the benefactor. This article, proudly sponsored by... Read more

CPD: Guaranteed lifetime income myths…busted!

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As Australians live longer lives, the need for guaranteed lifetime income is greater than ever. In this article from Allianz Retire+, some of the myths that prevail about this product... Read more