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Retail yield enhancement via wholesale funds

The wholesale market, accessible for retail investors via managed funds (including ETFs and LICs) offers better cash yields than bank term deposits but at a higher risk. This risk can be managed via a diversified portfolio .

The terms they are a-changin’

Despite rates of only 2-3%, term deposits and cash accounts are still the mainstay of most personal investment and SMSF portfolios. Next time you receive that renewal letter, stop and think about your options.

Google trends looks at term deposits

Google searches for ‘term deposits’ peaked in late 2009, and since 2011 have been in steady decline. At the beginning of 2013, the searches for term deposits are at their lowest for five years.

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