This is what James Walker-Powell sent to all MLFS clients… Findings of the Royal Commission The findings and subsequent media battering of the financial planning industry is both disturbing, uncomfortable and unfortunately predictable. While there have always been campaigns by certain sectors of the media to discredit financial advisers, what is different now is the […]
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Mid-2017 I was approached by a Solicitor-client of mine to prepare an expert witness report for an intellectually disabled client of his. The facts of the case were as follows; The client was a 57-year-old man with an intellectual disability His wife was age 70, and she also has an intellectual disability The client’s father […]
The government will spend around $154 billion on social security and welfare payments – around 35.4 per cent of total Government spending – in the 2015/16 financial year. Of this, more than $60 billion, or 39.4 per cent, will be spent on assisting
It felt as if, as a Mother, I was facing the toughest decision of my life, harsher than the decision to move our family 11 058 kilometres across the Indian Ocean. Should I return to work full-time and satisfy my disposition for intellectual stimulation,
Between 31 December 2015 and 15 January 2016 the Australian share market lost 7.6% (as measured by the ASX 200 index), while global markets fell 8.4% in local currency terms and 3.1% in Australian dollar terms (as measured by the MSCI ex Australia Index).
Around mid-November last year (2015), I was doing what I’d been doing every Monday evening for years…wrestling at Langs Mixed Martial Arts Gym. Halfway through the class, I felt a slight back pain, and as a precaution decided to call it a night. After trying
When I was a young boy, a friend’s father revealed to me a secret about money which has stayed with me until now: “It’s not about how much money you earn but what you do with it that matters.” It was a startling revelation to a kid who had grown up