The Australian economy is shifting down a gear as planned investment slips and the mining sector slows. Will the Reserve Bank bring us the rate cut we need?
Bonds form an important part of a diversified investment portfolio. But don't make the mistake of thinking fixed interest means risk free. Here are two risks to..
We missed out on a Cup Day interest rate cut. But did the Reserve Bank make the right decision? I put the economy under the microscope.
In recent months, the yields that investors get on riskier fixed-interest investments have come down. So are these investments, like hybrids, still worth it?
I have about $10,000 cash in my SMSF bank account and it seems that to get the higher interest rate, there is always a minimum deposit of $50,000.
Many investors feel that because they invest in term deposits, they don't need bonds. But the two shouldn't be mutually exclusive.