Paul Rickard has more than 25 years experience in financial services and banking, including 20 years with the Commonwealth Bank Group in senior leadership roles. As the founding CEO and Managing Director of CommSec, which he established in 1995 and led until 2002, and then as Chairman till 2009, Paul was named Australian ‘Stockbroker of the Ye...View more >
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Property investments for SMSFs have become the hot new thing, and it appears the banks are starting to take note. Paul Rickard road tests a loan product tailored specifically for SMSFs investing in pr..
The founding CEO and managing director of CommSec and stockbroker hall-of-famer, Paul Rickard, has designed a high-income stock portfolio for our readers. Here's what's inside.
The banks are starting to develop tailored products to cater for SMSFs that want to borrow to buy property. Paul Rickard looks at the fine print to tell you whether or not you should consider this pro..
There's been some successful hybrid issues on the market in recent months and there's likely more to come. But let's not forget about those that already exist. Here's a look at some attractive yields.
Here's one property investment that many SMSF trustees will find attractive; it offers a tax-free government guarantee and the ability to be positive geared.
Origin Energy is the latest player to release a hybrid notes issue. So how does it stack up and should your DIY super fund buy it? Paul Rickard has the answer.