Cyber crime and scam/fraud

I know we keep hearing about cyber crime and a variety of scam/fraud stories in the media but I had a timely reminder this morning of just how incredibly sophisticated scammers are getting.

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As much as it takes

06/09/2022 After making it through the August ASX company reporting season relatively unscathed with only a few minor surprises, all eyes are on interest rates again.

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Busy time for markets globally

21/06/2022 Last week (13th June, 2022) was a busy time for markets globally and ours was no different. Our main reference index, the XJO or ASX200 as it’s better known, was down roughly 12.5% and panic was, as usual, rife in the media. Once again however, this produces opportunities.

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The Markets

27/05/22 With the election over and Australians sending a clear signal to politician’s nationally that we really are fed up with them, hopefully we’ll begin to see change.

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Inflation

27/04/22 So it’s finally showing up in the numbers….. inflation is officially now a problem

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Update on Lending Stats

1st November 2021 Good morning and welcome to another week. As noted previously, my topics of discussion right now are dominated by two things (1), can the property market fall? …

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The Property Value Conundrum 2

8th October 2021 Further to my blog yesterday we’ve just had stats release for building approvals which clarifies the “supply” side that I mentioned. See the graphs below for details. …

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The Property Value Conundrum

7th October 2021 For the most part of the last 6 months, almost every conversation I’ve had both professionally and socially has started with “where do you think property prices …

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Wobbly Wheels

27th August 2021 As you know I’m generally a very positive person but there’s a limit. It’s like picking through an abandon gold field saying “I’m sure there’s value here …

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Go Buy Them Shoes!

May 14th, 2020 Is anyone else getting fed up with the sheer number of COVID-19 updates bombarding the senses from every quarter or is it just me?? Not sure if …

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