Everyone talks about estate planning, but what exactly does that involve and why is it so important?
Centuria LifeGoals Investment Bonds has launched three new responsible investment options allowing investors to invest in funds that integrate ethical and sustainable themes across the investment process.
Centuria Life has launched its bespoke investment bond calculator, one of the most sophisticated investment bonds calculators available in Australia incorporating metrics such as franking levels, stock turnover, the percentage of income versus growth and the different treatment of capital gains.
Centuria Life has updated its banking facility across its product range and as a result of the update BPAY and EFT details for Centuria Investment Bonds and Centuria LifeGoals have changed. If you have direct debit setup there is nothing further you need to do. If you use BPAY or EFT to make contributions to your Bond please note new BPAY and banking account details which are effective immediately.
When you’re researching an investment, one of the first things you look for is how it has performed over time. Generally, the investment promoter will highlight the most attractive figure to draw you in – the headline return – and have the after-tax and fees return in smaller print where it’s difficult to spot. By just focusing on an investment’s pre-tax returns,
Centuria LifeGoals, Centuria Life’s new investment bonds product, has been awarded a rating of ‘Very Strong’ by Australia Ratings. Centuria Life is part of specialist investment manager Centuria Capital Group.
There are typically two styles of fund managers: active and index (or passive), and looking beyond returns to understand a manager’s investment philosophy and building a portfolio of complementary managers should lead to better long-term outcomes with lower volatility of capital.