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Posts by John Cameron

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I'm a financial adviser/investor of 25 years, specialising in minimising the impact of black swan events. Black swan events such as the GFC can be devastating and very difficult to predict.

Diversification will ensure you don't sink in a crisis.

Insurance against the black swan

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How to protect your portfolio from a black swan event.

Retirement Ageing Money Superannuation
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13 days ago
(Money & Business)
There's been plenty of confusion among those nearing retirement.

Where's your retirement income?

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Mixed signals from the stock market are sparking confusion among those nearing retirement age. Here's what to look for.

Retirement Ageing Money
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24 days ago
(Money & Business)
Redundancy is hard enough, without being belted by the tax man.

Nasty redundancy surprise for the over-65s

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Redundancy talk is in the air again, with at least one state government announcing plans to cut public servants. Here's what...

Retirement Ageing Money
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2 months ago
(Ys Comment)
There are ways to boost your retirement income when interest rates are low.

Are low interest rates hurting your retirement?

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It may be time to adjust your investment strategy to reflect the new financial reality.

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4 months ago
(Money & Business)
Courting controversy, the Commonwealth Bank.

The CBA culture wars continue

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Once again, the Commonwealth Bank is in the firing line.

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4 months ago
(Money & Business)
Ranty, fear-based media reporting can lead to a very warped view of the world.

Here's the truth about tax and franking credits

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The media is guilty of presenting a warped view of the world when it comes to investors in account-based pensions.

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5 months ago
(Money & Business)
For retirees drawing on their funds, there are pitfalls to volatile investments.

Wanted: A better way to measure investment risk

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The twin elements of investment are risk and return.

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6 months ago
(Money & Business)
There's a few things to consider before downsizing.

On the age pension and considering downsizing?

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Here are four key things to consider when it comes to the age pension and downsizing your home.

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6 months ago
(Money & Business)
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