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Superannuation

Should you pay down your mortgage or add to superannuation?

Got extra income? Damien Klassen from Nucleus Wealth explains how to decide what to do with it.

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Gold

As ASX gold stocks cool off, here are 2 to buy when the price is right

Shaw and Partners portfolio manager James Gerrish reveals 2 gold shares to watch amid the sell-off.

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Superannuation

Retiring soon? Top 5 choices Aussies make with their superannuation money

The choices include converting your superannuation into a regular income stream or taking a lump sum.

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Broker Notes

3 ASX All Ords shares raised to 'strong buy' status in May

Analysts say these are 3 of the best new buying opportunities in the market today.

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Consumer Staples & Discretionary Shares

Guess which beaten-up ASX 200 stock is being bought up by this multi-billion-dollar fundie

At least 4 fund managers have bought stakes in this ASX 200 consumer discretionary share this year.

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Opinions

ASX 200 shares vs. property: AMP reveals predictions for 2024 growth

AMP chief economist Dr Shane Oliver reveals his price growth predictions for both asset classes this year.

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Share Market News

How ASX shares vs. property performed in May

We reveal the property price growth for each city and regional market and the top 5 risers of the ASX…

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REITs

Will ASX REITS be boosted by Australian workers returning to the office?

CBRE research shows the office occupancy rate across Australia's CBDs has increased to 76% of pre-pandemic levels.

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Share Market News

Here's how the ASX 200 market sectors stacked up last week

Consumer staples led the ASX 200 market sectors last week with a 1.02% gain.

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Retirement

Top 5 reasons for retirement in Australia

Many people are forced to quit work earlier than they intended, which can impact their financial security.

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Superannuation

Here's the average wealth of Aussies who manage their own superannuation

There are just over 600,000 self-managed super funds in Australia with 1.15 million members.

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Bank Shares

Buy one, sell the other: Goldman's take on these 2 ASX bank shares

There's only one ASX bank share among the big four that has a buy rating from this top broker.

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How to invest

Expert reveals 5 investment strategies using compound interest

Legend has it that Albert Einstein described compound interest as the 8th wonder of the world.

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Industrials Shares

APM share price grinds to a halt as investors await update on takeover offer

The international employment services company says it will update shareholders on the MDP takeover offer shortly.

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Superannuation

If you were born in the 1970s or later, your superannuation is delivering the best returns

A KPMG report shows lifecycle superannuation products for young people have outperformed.

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How to invest

Buying ASX shares, rentvesting and co-ownership: How young Australians are achieving home ownership

First home buyers 'are becoming more ruthless with their goals', says Westpac loans manager.

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Broker Notes

4 ASX 200 shares receiving broker upgrades

These high-performing ASX 200 shares have caught the attention of brokers and investors this week.

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Superannuation

Why invest? Here's what's motivating baby boomers and young Australians

New research shows most Australians are actively investing outside superannuation for many reasons.

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How to invest

Gen Z: 5 tips to help build your wealth

A survey shows 38% of Gen Zs consider bank savings the most important wealth-building investment.

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Broker Notes

Holidays on hold: How will this affect ASX travel shares?

A new survey shows many Australians are delaying holidays due to cost-of-living pressures.

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Retirement

Planning your retirement? Here are the most popular investments outside superannuation

Research shows bank savings, property, cash and shares are popular investment choices outside superannuation.

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Bank Shares

Only 1 ASX 200 bank share delivers more capital growth than dividends. Which bank? (Clue: Not CBA)

Over the past 10 years, only one ASX 200 bank stock has delivered more capital growth than dividends.

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Superannuation

AMP shares lower amid industry 'wave' of superannuation payouts to baby boomers

New APRA figures show a surge in superannuation benefits paid in lump sums and pensions.

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Energy Shares

ASX 200 uranium stock dives 10% amid $26 million insiders sell-off

The insiders selling shares include the CEO and managing director as well as the chair of the board.

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Broker Notes

ASX investors may choose supermarkets over Wesfarmers shares after ACCC inquiry: broker

Goldman Sachs says ASX supermarket shares are trading at attractive valuations.

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Retirement

What's the average age of retirement in Australia?

Australians are choosing to retire a bit later in life, according to new figures.

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Superannuation

'All-growth' superannuation funds return nearly 10% in 10 months

Expert says superannuation funds are delivering healthy returns in FY24 despite share market volatility.

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Share Market News

Here's how the ASX 200 market sectors stacked up last week

ASX technology shares led the market with a 2.8% gain this week.

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Broker Notes

Why did Goldman Sachs just downgrade Wesfarmers shares?

The ASX 200 conglomerate has had a ripper run of share price growth. So why is Goldman Sachs downgrading it?

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Superannuation

Here are 2 changes to superannuation in the Federal Budget

In case you missed them...

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Bank Shares

ASX 200 bank shares: How dividends offset poor capital growth over 10 years

Here are the 10-year capital growth and dividend returns of the 7 biggest ASX 200 bank shares.

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Industrials Shares

Beaten-up ASX 200 stock surges 12% on buyout rumour

This ASX 200 building materials stock has been struggling throughout FY24.

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Dividend Investing

2 ASX 200 shares trading ex-dividend next week

One of these ASX 200 shares is set to pay a record interim dividend.

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Healthcare Shares

ASX 200 healthcare stock up 40% in 6 months halted ahead of major trial results

Neuren Pharmaceuticals will reveal Phase 2 clinical results for its second drug candidate shortly.

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Share Market News

ASX 200 shares vs. property: Which has performed better since the COVID crash?

We reveal which property markets and ASX 200 shares have risen the most since COVID-19 hit us.

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Broker Notes

ResMed shares higher as company 'turns the GLP threat into an opportunity': Fundie

ResMed is having a great run in 2024 with the share price up 29% already.

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Superannuation

5 ways to get more money into your superannuation by June 30

With about 6 weeks to go until the end of the financial year, it's time to start thinking about tax…

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Materials Shares

Buy one, sell the other: Goldman's verdict on these 2 ASX lithium shares

The broker says lithium prices will not bottom until 2025. Here's what you should do in the meantime.

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Materials Shares

Which ASX 200 stock just plunged 12% despite record full-year earnings?

It looks like an impressive report card but UBS doesn't like the FY25 guidance.

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Retail Shares

Dump 'em! Top broker says sell these 3 ASX retail shares

This comes amid high interest rates, weak retail sales, and persistently negative consumer sentiment.

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