31 Aug 2015

Earlier this month the team at VISIS Private Wealth were honoured to be recipients of three prestigious national awards announced at the Independent Financial Adviser Awards. As published (see article here) “the ifa Excellence Awards celebrate best practice advice provision and business acumen in the independently-owned sector of the financial planning market.” “Over 350 of the nation’s […]

01 Jul 2015

Australian and overseas investors have been pushing up house prices in Sydney and Melbourne sparking talk of a property bubble. The Governor of the Reserve Bank says the Sydney property market is crazy, adding to the national debate about housing affordability, especially for first homebuyers. While only parts of the country are in bubble territory, some of the solutions being suggested have the potential to affect all property investors, wherever they live. You can find our July […]

05 Jun 2015

Winter is here, the perfect time to rug up and plan a mid-year break to the snow or to warmer climates. But before you head off, June is also the month to take advantage of any last minute opportunities to reduce your tax bill before the end of the financial year so check out our […]

13 May 2015

In what has been dubbed the ‘have a go’ budget, Treasurer Joe Hockey has moved to restore the confidence of ordinary Australians in the country’s growth prospects. The big winners are small business, families, farmers and job-seekers, with spending measures designed to stimulate spending, investment and growth. There is also a big lift in spending […]

01 Apr 2015

Good Afternoon We Australians like to think we live in the Lucky Country, but do the hard economic numbers stack up? The recent Intergenerational Report warned that radical changes are needed if Australia hopes to put its budget on a sustainable footing in the decades ahead. In this month’s newsletter we weigh up Australia’s economic […]

02 Mar 2015

Summer is over and the days should begin to cool down now that autumn is here. We hope you enjoy our March articles, the first of which looks at deflation. Low interest rates and discounting of petrol and household items are good for consumers. But falling prices can lead to deflation, with implications for the […]

02 Feb 2015

Good Afternoon In this months’ snapshot, we look at the year 2014 in review.   2014 endured the highs of overseas shares, global bonds and the Australian residential property market performing well but the unexpected dramatic fall of iron ore and oil prices surprised everyone. To read more about the year that was and what […]

16 Jan 2015

On behalf of the team at VISIS Private Wealth we would like to wish you a happy and prosperous 2015. We look forward to working with you again this year.   A new year is already underway and chances are you have already made a few resolutions – like starting that health kick. But what […]

02 Dec 2014

Summer is well and truly here and our thoughts are turning to Christmas and the summer holidays. Many of you will be heading to the beach, while others will be taking advantage of the summer break to travel overseas. In this months edition, we look at different forms of life insurance, and the importance of […]