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Is debt recycling a good strategy?
Personal Finance
Is debt recycling a good strategy?
There are numerous things to consider for investors seeking to use the equity in their homes to try and grow their wealth.
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 16 February 2024
Paying off your mortgage vs investing
Personal Finance
Paying off your mortgage vs investing
The second part of our series explores the benefits of paying off the entire mortgage and the impact of changes in home values and interest rates.
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 30 January 2024
Is a mortgage actually ‘good’ debt?
Personal Finance
Is a mortgage actually ‘good’ debt?
What does the explosion in mortgage debt mean for future property prices in Australia and highly geared homeowners.
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 09 January 2024
Despite share plunge we maintain our fair value for Pexa
Stocks
Despite share plunge we maintain our fair value for Pexa
Shares fell as the market grows concerned about the acquisition of Smoove.
Roy van Keulen | 20 December 2023
NSW first home buyers can now buy a home with a 2% deposit
Personal Finance
NSW first home buyers can now buy a home with a 2% deposit
The NSW Government comes out with shared equity scheme. Are you eligible and how much do you actually need?
Shani Jayamanne | 10 October 2023
Webinar: Property vs Stocks – What Should You Be Investing In?
Investing
Webinar: Property vs Stocks – What Should You Be Investing In?
Investing in property is very popular amongst Australians but is it the best investment for you to make? We look at paying down mortgages versus...
Morningstar.com.au | 30 August 2023
Will mortgage stress lead to bad debts for banks?
Stocks
Will mortgage stress lead to bad debts for banks?
It continues to be a challenging environment for homeowners given persistent interest rate increases. 
Morningstar | 03 August 2023
Should you invest or pay off your mortgage?
Personal Finance
Should you invest or pay off your mortgage?
How does the benefit from extra mortgage payments compare to investing in the share market? 
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 16 July 2023
Investing Compass: Paying down your mortgage vs investing
Personal Finance
Investing Compass: Paying down your mortgage vs investing
The age old question. This episode goes through the main considerations between paying down your mortgage and investing.
Shani Jayamanne | 20 June 2023
Investing Compass: State of the Market
Markets
Investing Compass: State of the Market
This episode looks at the state of the market at the end of April 2023, and discusses whether investors should make any changes to their portfolio...
Shani Jayamanne | 02 May 2023