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Guest Blog: Investment Performance

By the resi financial blog team, 19 February 2014

Investment performance

It is widely reported that American writer and humourist once said: “There are lies, damned lies, and statistics”.
Twain’s assessment of statistics may have reflected his understanding of statistics themselves. Because to understand statistics you need to understand how they were collected and how those numbers are framed.
It is this detail that actually reveals that many of the statistics investors refer to when investing in managed funds and superannuation are not worth two Jatz Crackers.< ...

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Diversify your Investments - Global Shares

By the resi financial blog team, 11 February 2014

Investment diversification

A young, educated workforce in Singapore. Rising household income in Brazil. Export growth in China. Technology innovation in San Jose, California.
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New Year's Financial Resolutions

By the resi financial blog team, 08 January 2014

Financial resolution ideas

The blog below is written care of Andrew Meakin – Executive Director Shartru, on behalf of Resi Financial Services

It’s that time of year again, when we focus on our New Year’s Resolutions. Mine are the same every year: No Christmas pudding fuelled promises fixing my supposed shortcomings for me. No, No, No, I’ll let you in on my resolution, that will help me get to retirement.

1) Spend less and save more

Unless you w ...

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