Entries by PJ Cameron

Financial planning in the new financial year requires a long view

Bill Gates famously quoted that, “Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years”. Regardless of your view of Bill Gates (and whacky conspiracy theories abound), the adage captures something inherent in human nature. We’re impatient to achieve our goals and equally, we aren’t accurate […]

SMSF Investments

Recently I’ve had a number of clients enquire about the pros and cons of setting up a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF). They have an instinct to get more control over their investments in Super. But they’re hesitant about the additional work involved in running a SMSF and are unsure of the costs. There’s no perfect […]

Inflation outlook and your portfolio in 2022

Inflation in the US hit 7% in the last month of 2021, closing out the year with the highest annual increase in consumer prices since June 1982. The Federal Reserve has signalled their intention to increase interest rates this year, suggesting they might hike rates three times or more if necessary, and begin Quantitative Tightening […]