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Lonsec Market Commentary – October 2014

See how Australian and Global Markets performed in October 2014, including the best and worst stock performers for October and 2014 so far.

This month’s review also discusses the state of dwelling approvals, the Australian Retail Report and current consumer sentiment, as well as key economic conditions and indicators for October.

Lonsec Market Commentary – October 2014

Online Insurance Doesn’t Come Cheap

It seems that you can buy almost everything cheaper on-line these days but this article, recently published by WA Today, explains that this definitely isn’t the case for life insurance. Buying directly through an on-line insurer can not only be more costly for you, it may not even meet your needs or be the right insurance for you. If you’re considering life insurance speak to us first!

Online Insurance Doesn’t Come Cheap

Marijana was recently approached for comment on limited borrowing recourse arrangements for Self Managed Super Funds. Her comments were featured in the below article in The West Australian recently “DIY Lobby Group Takes on ‘Rogues’”.

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If you or anyone you know would like to speak to Marijana, a SPAA Specialist Adviser, about whether a Self Managed Super Fund might be right for you please give us a call on 08 9322 1882.

No Change to Interest Rates – 2 September 2014

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Glenn Stevens, has today announced that interest rates are to remain on hold. He has stated “In the Board’s judgement, monetary policy is appropriately configured to foster sustainable growth in demand and inflation outcomes consistent with the target. On present indications, the most prudent course is likely to be a period of stability in interest rates.”

Read the full media release here: http://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2014/mr-14-15.html

Non-majors trim fixed rates – 28 August 2014

Non-majors trim fixed rates – 28 August 2014

Two non-major lenders have today announced cuts to fixed rates, with one cutting one of its products below 4%. Heritage Bank have dropped their one-year fixed rate to 3.99%, the lowest in the banks history.

Read the full article here: http://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/nonmajors-trim-fixed-rates-191187.aspx