What Drives the Value of our Dollar?

Importers and exporters may pay the closest attention to the value of the Aussie dollar, but movements in the exchange rate affect us all. A rising dollar makes it less costly to travel overseas and decreases the local cost of imported goods. On the downside, it makes...

The Inflation Effect on Retirement

Without the benefit of a crystal ball, it’s impossible to determine exactly how much one person will need to meet their individual retirement needs. We often hear that we’re living much longer so the amount we retire on must last a longer distance. However, what about...