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Investment Outcome Calculator

Have you ever wondered how an investment snowball?

Use this calculator to find out!

Start with an investment amount, add in a monthly contribution plan, nominate an interest rate and timeframe, and let it roll!

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Why Invest in Gold?

Gold has a rich history.

Long before paper money and credit cards, gold was used as a form of currency and a symbol of wealth. The first use of gold as currency occurred in the late 8th century BCE. We’re in the 21st century, and the yellow metal still plays a vital role in the orderly function of markets and commerce.

Gold has been used in the past as a hedge against rising inflation. When the 2007-08 Global Financial Crisis hit, the prices of gold soared. Reason? Investors considered it to be an attractive option to store wealth.

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Guest publication in “Ask an Adviser” May 2020 edition

I get asked to write for Adviser Ratings in the “Ask an Adviser” section from to time to time, where anyone can ask a question and I will be answering them. This one was a question asked by a Kate from Fremantle about the positives of a pandemic. The original article was published here.

As a young person/mid lifer accumulating super and whose retirement is some way away…  What are the positives of this market fall and how can I ensure I am positioned to benefit from the growth post COVID 19?
Kate in Fremantle

Top answer provided by: Nicole Niu