The franking credit system is necessarily complex. But the idea underlying it is quite a simple one. A company’s profits are taxed at the applicable tax rate of each of its shareholders. This article explains exactly how.
Dividing an investment up into smaller amounts that are invested at different points in time can be an effective way to manage the timing risk inherent in the sharemarket. This practice is known as dollar cost averaging and this article explains all about it.
There are lots of good reasons to make an investment. One is to safeguard you and your family against the changing nature of the Australian economy. If robots are taking over the world, then why not invest in the robots?
Exchange traded funds have quickly become one of the most popular ways of investing into the Australian sharemarket. ETFs combine the best parts of various types of managed investment and can be a very useful part of an investment portfolio.
Positive gearing lets you make a profit on your investment from day one. Provided there is no capital loss, this can be a great way to make money. Problem is: everyone else has thought of that, too. Positive gearing a decent property investment is hard.