Almost 2,000 people completed the franking credits survey, with 84% opposing the Labor proposal. Surprisingly, over half intend taking some action to mitigate the consequences.
Author Archive | Leisa Bell
This week we have a short survey on your attitudes to Labor’s franking credits proposal. It should take less than two minutes to complete, unless you want to have a rant.
An excellent response rate gives a good sample of the attitudes of our readers to the Royal Commission’s recommendations. We also include some written comments in the responses.
When a member told this Facebook community about her gender problems dealing with the finance industry, hundreds of women responded with similar issues. Come on, it’s not the seventies.
Tim Wilson MP, Chair of the House Standing Committee on Economics inquiry into refundable franking credits, has asked Cuffelinks readers to make submissions.
Mercer says the nature of the workforce is changing and many part-time workers in the gig economy are excluded from super. It contributes to widespread disengagement and apathy towards super.
We had an outstanding participation rate for the Factfulness quiz. Our readers did well compared with Australia and the rest of the world, but perhaps not as well as expected.
Last week, we asked ‘Are Cuffelinks readers smarter than average?’. Turns out the answer is a firm YES, but we also learned how often financial matters can be open to interpretation.
The 2018 HILDA Survey included five questions aimed at measuring financial literacy. We have replicated these in Cuffelinks’ own quiz to compare our readership’s results with that of the rest of Australia.
When readers responded to our questions about where the market might be heading over the next 2-3 years, there were more pessimists than optimists.
An excellent 2,135 responses to the Survey. Most readers are in older age brackets, usually with an SMSF, about 30% are market professionals, and they value our independence and lack of product flogging. 94% say they already have or are likely to recommended Cuffelinks to a friend.
Independent Investment Research has released its December Quarter 2016 review of the performance of the 34 LIC’s under its coverage. Understand the premiums and discounts to NTA before investing.
Independent Investment Research’s January 2017 review of LICs explains recent rating suspensions, new fund listings on the ASX as well as pricing and performance data.
The majority of responses to our survey were opposed to a bank royal commission, although the many comments received show a diverse range of strong opinions, and varying degrees of support for different points made.