Our insights on the latest news, trends and changes related to financial advice.

The Pension Loan Scheme

The Pension Loan Scheme (PLS) has been around for about 30 years, however it wasn’t until some big changes made on the 1st of July last year (2019) that expanded the eligibility criteria and withdrawal amounts were introduced that people started to take more notice of it. Under these changes, many more people of Age Pension age...

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Article of Interest: COVID-19: Four Reasons for Optimism About the Stock Market

In his blog titled “COVID-19: Four Reasons for Optimism About the Stock Market”, Professor of Finance Theo Vermaelen discusses how the recent and distant past shows good news for the markets moving forward, even though this economic crisis is unique. Experts have been forecasting terrible economic consequences of the coronavirus outbreak. Many compare it to 1929 or 2008,...

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Pekada’s Isolation Findings

The weekend (May 3rd) saw us mark 100 days since the first recorded case of COVID-19 in Australia and it the restrictions and subsequent isolation has impacted us all. To share a few our personal experiences and also some ideas to assist in getting through this, the Pekada team have had time to sit and think about...

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