Rate cuts hurt retirees

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Rate cuts hurt retirees

Interest rates

On Tuesday the RBA reduced the cash rate to 2%, down from 7.25% in 2008.  While most of the media attention has focused on how great this is for those with mortgages, little attention is given to conservative investors who are relying on income generated from cash and term deposits.  This places these people in […] Read More >

The Consequences of Lower Interest Rates

Interest rates

When interest rates rise or fall there are always winners and losers. Just like grain prices or variability of seasons, nothing much stays the same and it’s being able to ride out these changes and, even take advantage of them, that provides the opportunity to prosper. Whatever happens, there are always consequences. Ever since the […] Read More >