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Coronavirus: where next for shares?

The impact of the coronavirus on the Australian share market has been dramatic: in the past two weeks.

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Long-term view a vaccine to panic

Coronavirus concerns have continued to impact global share markets in recent days.

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Getting Real: Investing in commercial

So much property talk focuses on residential real estate, but the commercial sector can offer some great investment opportunities.

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Upbeat markets end an uncertain year

While the mid-year period was fairly glum, low interest rates and good news from abroad have led Aussie shares to rally strongly.

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Dreaming of a green Christmas

With a little research, we can keep Christmas full of good cheer while still making ethical and sustainable choices.

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Retire happy: Why your mental health mat

Mental health issues can creep up around retirement, but there are ways to keep a positive mindset and ensure you get the most from your golden years.

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A retirement to value

Vietnamese legend has it that the Vietnamese are all descendants of Lac Long Quan, directly translated as “Dragon Lord of Lac”, and his wife Au Co, who gave birth to a golden sac containing 100 eggs.

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Long-term investing for a sustainable

With 15 years of responsible investment expertise, Mercer is implementing world-leading insights into investments that focus on a brighter future.

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Your property report for 2019

The past 12 months in residential real estate has had its ups and downs. So where to next?

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Why esports are exploding

Kids’ stuff. That’s the stereotype facing leagues of video gamers around the world, but you may be surprised to learn gaming appeals to a broader audience.

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Troubled times, buoyant shares

Policymakers and investors fretted about the state of the economy for much of 2019, but equity markets continued to perform strongly.

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How to support your adult kids

Parents may be quick to offer financial help to adult children – at the cost of their own retirement. Here’s how to help without short-changing yourself.

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Stroke of genius

A device developed by two Melbourne professors could improve outcomes for thousands of Australian stroke patients every year. And it joins an impressive cast of Australian inventions.

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Aged care: Planning for longer lives

It’s never too early to think ahead. With a good aged-care plan in place, you’re more likely to find better options that enable you to maintain a good quality of life.

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Practice makes for a perfect retirement

Robert Power has retired three times but this time it seems to have stuck.

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Living by the list

When Neil went into hospital to have a benign cyst removed from his liver his wife Sally and daughter never expected what came next.

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Retirement Strategies

Common strategies retirees are taking advantage of for flexibility and to sustain a comfortable lifestyle with Anthony Williams.

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8,000 Days of Retirement

Considerations for a longer, healthier and more comfortable retirement with Paul Bowen

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Building Robust Portfolios

Insight into the access and intelligence Mercer Investment Consulting brings to your investment strategies with Young Marinis

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Retirement: how much money is enough

There is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to retirement planning, but there is a basic formula for success, says Mercer senior partner David Knox.

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Considering Aussie shares

Things may seem a little flat on the local market, but when you’re here for the long haul it still plays an important role in most investors portfolio.

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Stock market steady amid global unease

Despite gloomy global sentiment and a dismal domestic reporting season, the Australian share market held steady in the first few weeks of September

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Ten top jobs for retirees

Working in retirement is all the rage for all kinds of reasons. Here’s are some popular roles for those who work for money – and more.

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How a team can take you into extra time

A little exercise could help you live a whole lot longer – and the benefits stack up if you team up to do it.

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SHIFT: Sustainability in five steps

From little things big things grow. Adopting any or all of these five practical ideas will have a positive impact on the environment.

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