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Blog - 06/11/2018

Economic Update: November 2018

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Blog - 15/10/2018

Media Release: Infocus continues to prosper as advisers look for licensee alternatives

As the big banks and institutions continue to defend themselves over the Royal Commission, advisers around the country look for a reliable and alternative dealer group.Financial services dealer group Infocus has continued to expand in the wake of the company’s structural overhaul late last year.

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Economic Update - 02/10/2018

Economic Update October 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. Australia economic data beat expectations - Australian growth and labour force data strong - US confidence at 18-year high - Trump trade tariffs diluted

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Blog - 03/09/2018

Economic Update - September 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. US trade deals: - US strikes a deal with Mexico over trade - Global growth under control - Australia gets yet another PM!

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Blog - 24/08/2018

The “omnishambles” in Canberra – what are the implications for your financial future?  

The “omnishambles” in Canberra – what are the implications for your financial future?   If you haven’t heard that word before, it was being bandied about this morning by the media to describe the diabolical political situation in Canberra. According to Google it means “a situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.”

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Blog - 01/08/2018

Economic Update: August 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. US continues to drive growth! - The ‘old normal’ is back for the US - Australian jobs show strength - China economy still growing at 6.7% p.a.

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Blog - 27/07/2018

Media Release: Infocus adds a third senior executive to its leadership team

Financial services dealer group Infocus Wealth Management today delivered another significant announcement in respect to their dynamic leadership recruitment program.

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News - 17/07/2018

Media Release: Infocus scoops double executive senior talent

Infocus Wealth Management has pulled off a stunning coup, snaring senior executives Jeff Mitchell and Craig Meldrum from a rival dealer group. Mitchell has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Investment Officer, while Meldrum will be Head of Technical Services for the Group.

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Blog - 04/07/2018

Economic Update - July 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. Underlying economic growth is great! - New pockets of growth keep emerging - Markets have responded positively - The Federal Reserve rate rise shows confidence

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Blog - 01/06/2018

Economic Update - June 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. Smell the roses while we can - Italian parliament uncertainty caused jitters - But United States (US) economy keeps on strengthening - Our Budget could be good for us!

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Blog - 10/05/2018

The Budget - Key Points

If you're not into reading lengthy Budget summaries, take a look at our handy infographic for high level points...

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Blog - 09/05/2018

Federal Budget 2018

The 2018-19 Federal Budget that was handed down last night focused more on minor adjustments than sweeping reforms. In our view, it was a Budget designed to create short, sharp election headlines, but there were also measures that will provide financial planning opportunities for many Australians.

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Blog - 02/05/2018

Economic Update May 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. - Australian share market recovers - United State (US) economy seen as strengthening - Royal Commission casualties - Korean peninsula frictions easing

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Blog - 03/04/2018

Economic Update - April 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. Geopolitical Stability emerges - National leaders re-elected - Russia-OPEC deal - Economic data strong

Infocus Financial Advisers Dig Deep for Children

Blog - 28/03/2018

Infocus Financial Advisers Dig Deep for Children's Charity

Today, Infocus presented the Starlight Children’s Foundation with a cheque for $8340.50. Speaking at their national head office on the Sunshine Coast, Infocus Managing Director Darren Steinhardt said “As Financial Advisers, we work hard to make a positive difference in the lives of our clients.

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Blog - 20/03/2018

Minimalism - Is less really more?

This month two gents known as The Minimalists, Joshua Fields Milburn and Ryan Nicodemus, bring their “Less is Now” tour to Australia, challenging audiences with the question, ‘How might life be better if you owned less, instead of more?’

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Blog - 10/03/2018

Top finance tips for Women of all ages

International Women’s Day (March 8) was this month, and it's a special opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women past present and future. 

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Blog - 01/03/2018

Economic Update - March 2018

Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. Inflation jitters... - United States (US) jobs data starts a correction - Market rally hard on no news! - Australia jobs data are mixed

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News - 08/02/2018

Response to current market volatility

We can certainly understand why many investors are disturbed by the market volatility over the last few days. After about 18 months of great consistent returns on the S&P 500 with little volatility, January’s return was a massive 5.6%. That’s about an average year’s return in one month!