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  • The new year has revealed a few cracks in the already questionable property investment strategy of placing little equity down, using an interest only loan, desktop revaluing the property ASAP, before ripping out that equity to buy another property. It’s something that works, as long as the property market continues to move higher and lenders […] The post When the Tide Goes Out appeared first on Ma...

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  • It could be argued to regularly follow the media is to pursue the extremes of public discourse. Especially, when it comes to politics. Watching the TV, it can be frightening to think of some of the crazed minds that turn up to various ‘pro this’ and ‘anti that’ rallies, but remember they’re not actually representative […] The post Don’t Let Politics Cloud Investment Decisions appeared first on Man...

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2017 End of Year Wrap

  • Like all years 2017 was an interesting one. It’s been strong gains across the equity space with little volatility – almost unheard of. Mainland capital city real estate finally looks to be slowing, just forget the debt. Maniac property investors are now beginning to wreak havoc with the liveability and affordability of Hobart. There has […] The post 2017 End of Year Wrap appeared first on Mancell ...

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Courtenay House Ponzi

  • It’s the most notorious name in the financial and investment world. Ponzi. Charles Ponzi to be exact. It’s nearly 100 years since Charles Ponzi ran his ‘investment scheme’, essentially described as an operator giving the appearance of generating returns by paying out old investors with money from new investors. The lure for investors is high returns with […] The post Courtenay House Ponzi appeared...

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  • The year’s winding down, so in the financial world that can only mean one thing – forecasts for next year. Every mainstream media outlet will be putting them together over the next month because A. people like lists; and B. they’re easy to string together. The thing to always keep in mind: they’re all worthless. […] The post ‘Tis The Season To Be Wrong appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • Investing is a tough deal. Our noggins aren’t truly equipped to deal with all the variables, complexities and stimuli of the modern investment landscape. While it should be simple. Save. Stay liquid. Stay diversified. Stay disciplined. Australian saving rates are back to plumbing 10-year lows. For many the house is the savings vehicle. While household […] The post Mental Hurdles on The Journey app...

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  • “He can’t figure out why it’s taking so long to reach the amount he wants to retire on.” It was an offhand comment a client made about their friend. Said friend had a specific final superannuation balance in mind they wanted to reach. Upon hitting it, they’d be tossing the keys back to the boss […] The post Mind The Age Based Investment Stages appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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The Illogical Investor

  • Over recent months and weeks, I managed to persuade, cajole and convince my wife to allow me to spend around $35,000.00 of our savings, to invest in XXXX Resources. My wife is very conservative and careful with money, and it is only because of this, that we have what we have, today. I was completely […] The post The Illogical Investor appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • Did you ever hear the story about Fidelity’s audit of investment accounts their clients held between 2003 and 2013? The top performing accounts were held by dead people! While the second top performing accounts were held by people who’d forgotten they had an investment account! Unbelievable, right? Well, sadly yes. The story sprouted from a […] The post Investing With The Dead appeared first on Ma...

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  • If you heard a disgruntled groan reverberating around the country on the last day of September you’d be wrong to think it was only Adelaide Crows supporters. It was the last day super funds had to hide certain fees from consumers. And they weren’t happy about it! Intense lobbying and demands for a delay, particularly […] The post More Transparency On Super Fees appeared first on Mancell Financial ...

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  • Economic Overview Despite continued political uncertainty amid rising tensions with North Korea’s ‘rocket man’ and the ongoing failure of the Trump administration to realise its policy goals, sentiment for the September quarter was largely undimmed. In the US, both economic data and forward-looking activity indicators did slightly deteriorate towards the period end in the wake […] The post 2017 Se...

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  • It’s AFL silly season. With the grand final over – congratulations Richmond – the attention has turned to player movements and drafting. It’s at this time of the year when player managers become a more prominent feature. Aided by their mates in the media it becomes an opportune time for managers to signal their importance […] The post AFL Blind On Financial Advice? appeared first on Mancell Financ...

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  • If you’re an Oasis fan you’ll know who Liam Gallagher is. If not, at one stage Liam and his brother Noel fronted one of the biggest bands on the planet – Oasis. Due to creative differences (regular punch ups), Oasis broke up in 2009 with the brothers going their separate ways. While the pair have […] The post Innovation Spares No One appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • Take a look at this chart. See that blue line at the bottom? That isn’t the isn’t the horizontal or x-axis. It’s a price chart showing the growth of the Dow Jones in the US since 2012 – 71%.  Confused yet?  The black line is the monthly bitcoin price in the same time frame. In […] The post Bitcoin Doomed or a New Frontier? appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • If you’ve ever seen the classic film Deliverance you’ll know it’s the ultimate insurance advertisement. The character of Lewis, played by Burt Reynolds, begins the film proudly declaring, “I never been insured in my life. I don’t believe in insurance. There’s no risk.”   Movie fate ensures the canoeing trip Lewis and his friends take is […] The post Deliverance From Bad Insurance appeared first on...

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  • In case you needed a reminder – the sharemarket does go down. It’s worth remembering this in a year which has so far been something of a rarity. Earlier in the year we highlighted the media and their incessant hectoring about an imminent correction. With nothing much happening in the markets they fell into the […] The post Clear Air is Nice but Don’t Forget the Turbulence appeared first on Mancell...

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  • Recent insurance scandals with insurers showing a belligerent attitude to paying claims may have left some of us forgetting that insurers actually do pay claims. You wouldn’t think so, given some of the media coverage, but Australian life insurers pay out a significant amount in claims each year. Here’s the proof. Australian life insurance claims […] The post Insurers Do Pay Claims & Here’s What t...

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  • From international tennis stars one week to the average mum and dad the next. The ABC’s 7:30 recently featured a story on victims of poor financial advice (investors duped by a noted investment spruiker) who are calling for reforms to protect anyone else from suffering what they’ve endured over the past decade. Despite these investors […] The post How Not to Invest: Episode #43827 appeared first o...

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  • If you are old enough, you’ll remember him winning Wimbledon as a 17-year-old. Three decades later you may have heard the news about him going bankrupt as a 49-year-old. The man in question is Boris ‘Boom Boom’ Becker. In the wake of his bankruptcy there have been lifetime earnings figures tossed around from the tens […] The post Boom Boom Goes Bust Bust appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • Economic Overview Political uncertainty remained a feature in the June quarter as President Trump dismissed FBI director James Comey and French and UK elections were held. In the EU, risk eventually retreated as the Centrist and Pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron won a convincing victory in the French elections. In the UK things weren’t quite as […] The post 2017 June Quarter Review appeared first o...

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  • The www, the internets, the dark web, the Google, the email thing or whatever you choose to call it. The thing on your laptop, tablet or phone that connects you to the rest of the world has been the most boundary flattening way to access information since the encyclopaedia salesman knocked on doors. The good […] The post DIY Investing from the Internets! appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • You may have noted it’s a tough time in media right now; at Fairfax, another round of reporters have taken redundancies as private equity circles. News Corp have been bleeding money and laying off photographers and subeditors, while remaining staff were reportedly told the company “is in a fight for its life”. Most recently, Channel Ten went […] The post Many Lessons in Channel Ten for Investors a...

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Mancell Financial Group
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  • The internet and email have changed the way we communicate over the last 20-25 years. While email may seem a little old hat these days with various social media tools emerging as ways to stay in touch, it’s still the major official point of contact between businesses and their clients or consumers. With that in […] The post A Reminder on Email Safety appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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The Land of Confusion

  • If you’re old enough, you probably remember when Phil Collins and a band called Genesis were topping the charts in the mid 80’s. For the most part, they were an easy listening pop/rock band, but at one stage they strayed into the political arena with a song called ‘Land of Confusion’. The tensions between the […] The post The Land of Confusion appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • Mancell Financial Group founder Peter Mancell has been reappointed to the role of chairman for the Global Association of Independent Advisors for a third year. The Association comprises of 16 independent advisory firms across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US and South America. Mr Mancell toured some of the member firms on a recent […] The post Mancell Reappointed Chair Global Association of ...

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  • We’re now mid-way through the AFL season and for football fans it’s been 12 weeks of great entertainment. For non-football fans it’s been 12 weeks, plus pre-season, wondering why this nonsense takes up so much time on the news. If you’re of the second persuasion, keep reading because the AFL still has some lessons for anyone […] The post The AFL Draft and Stock Picking appeared first on Mancell Fi...

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  • It happens maybe once or twice a month. A call comes into our office with someone wanting to speak to an adviser. They’re not an existing client, nor are they known to us, but they want to talk about investing. It’s always something specific, maybe real estate or gold. The reason it’s always something specific […] The post Shopping for Investment Advice appeared first on Mancell Financial Group.

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  • If you’ve ever wondered about the impact psychology can have in real estate or financial markets, look no further than Toronto in Canada. Between March 2016 and March 2017, the greater Toronto area turned into Canada’s hottest real estate market, with prices soaring 33% in a year from $688,000 to $916,567 for a free standing home, […] The post How Quickly A Hot Market Can Change appeared first on ...

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