Author Archives for Hudson Financial Planning

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC)

July 28, 2021 9:19 am Published by Leave your thoughts

portant week in our national calendar. It is a time to pause and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities but by Australians from all walks of life. You can participate in a range of activities to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.


QUARTERLY WRAP: JUNE 2021

Quarterly Wrap Up – June 2021

July 28, 2021 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Written by George Lin/Senior Investment Manager CFS Over the month, a run of disappointing US economic data raised some doubts about the strength of the US economic recovery, while at the same time, concerns about inflation remained a dominant theme in financial markets. Still, share markets rose modestly, bond markets proved resilient, and iron ore prices surged and corrected. By month’s end, the Australian share market rose about 2.3% while the Australian Dollar (AUD) remained stable – last trading at 77.4 US cents.


Super Asset Allocation

Super Asset Allocation

July 28, 2021 12:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Written by Written by Aaron Alston - Financial Adviser Asset allocation in simple terms is the process of balancing risk and return in a portfolio by investing across different asset classes. The major asset classes include shares (Australian, US, International), property & infrastructure, bonds/fixed interest & cash.


Spotlight on Industry Super Funds

Spotlight On Industry Super Funds

July 26, 2021 4:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Written by Kris Wrenn - Senior Adviser Each year performance comparisons are released for Super funds and the spotlight tends to be on industry funds. Recently my fellow adviser Michal Park released a “2 minute Tuesday” regarding industry Super funds and how they may not be representing themselves accurately and I definitely endure the same frustrations…


Altruism

Altruism

July 21, 2021 12:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Written by Michal Park – Senior Adviser I had the privilege of attending the funeral of a Hudson client last week – an honour really, in light of restrictions on numbers allowed to attend due to Covid-19. Joy was referred to me by her son (a long time Hudson member) and her sole motivation when talking with me was to preserve as much of her estate as possible for her children and grandchildren.


MONTHLY WRAP: MAY 2021

Monthly Wrap Up – May 2021

June 28, 2021 6:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Written by George Lin/Senior Investment Manager CFS Over the month, a run of disappointing US economic data raised some doubts about the strength of the US economic recovery, while at the same time, concerns about inflation remained a dominant theme in financial markets. Still, share markets rose modestly, bond markets proved resilient, and iron ore prices surged and corrected. By month’s end, the Australian share market rose about 2.3% while the Australian Dollar (AUD) remained stable – last trading at 77.4 US cents.


Booming Australian Property Market

Booming Australian Property Market

June 28, 2021 3:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Written by Matthew Kerr - Mortgage Broker Despite dire predictions, the Australian property market is booming. How did it happen and where to from here? Feeling richer? The average Australian homeowner has an extra $60,000 equity in their pockets, thanks to a real estate boom no one saw coming.