The rise of socially responsible investing

Corporate social responsibility has long been held as a priority for many businesses and business owners across Australia. The social and environmental consequences of business decision-making should be held as equally important as the economic consequences, right?

What is Invoice Finance? And how can it benefit your portfolio?

Investing in invoice finance You may never have considered investing in invoice finance. You may not even have heard of it. The fact is, until recently, you wouldn’t have been able to invest in it at all unless you were a bank or financial institution. This new asset class has only been made...

What is Invoice Finance?

What is invoice finance and why could it be right for you? There are a lot of terms thrown around when companies start talking about invoice finance: ‘Free up cash flow’; ‘Unlock your receivables’; ‘Factor your debtors’. But what is invoice finance and what does this actually mean for you as a...

Creating Security in Your Investment Portfolio

Creating Security in Your Portfolio It’s the age-old battle when it comes to making any investment: risk vs reward. If your portfolio risk is too high there’s a good chance your investments can go bad and you’ll lose money, too low and your money could be tied up in investments that won’t yield...

Investing in Alternative Asset Classes

Investing in alternative asset classes Alternative investments have been gaining more and more traction with mainstream investors in recent times. The reason? With a little research and consideration, their portfolios have been gaining a highly diverse, lower risk asset class that delivers...

The Evolution of Invoice Finance

Changing the Invoice Finance market There is a lot of confusion and misinformation around invoice finance. In fact, a great deal of people have never even heard of it. Invoice finance is a way of getting funding by selling your customer’s unpaid invoices. The funder or buyer of the invoices can...

Three ways you can support Australian businesses

Three ways you can support Australian businesses ­­­­ With tensions between the US and China reaching breaking point, the effects of the incipient trade war are sure to be felt globally, especially between superpowers of this scale. Supply chains across the Asia Pacific region are sure to be...

Encouraging Women to Invest in Their Future

Encouraging Women to Invest in Their Future Female Investors: The Largely Untapped Market According to Time magazine citing a study by financial planning software company Learnvest, men are five times more likely to invest than women. While the number of female investors is on the rise, due in part...

P2P Lending: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover

That glossy cover with raised text and eye catching illustrations has taken my money and most likely yours too. It’s the halo effect, hooked at first glance andyour broader perspective narrows. It’s believed that a large number of book buyers consider the cover is important.