March, 2017

ETFs free up time for personalised service

AIIM Financial Services is looking at ditching all of its clients’ direct stock holdings and replaced them with six to seven ETFs. It is a radical move, we believe the change not only delivers better outcomes for our clients, but also creates a more efficient business model that frees us up to focus on higher-value advice. I see managing a portfolio as a very small part of what I do as a strategy-focused planner. Moving to ETF-based portfolios has freed up more of my time to concentrate on strategies that provide more value to our clients. Advisers are adopting ETFs […]

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AIIM granted Membership of Reanda International

AIIM Financial Services is delighted to announce it membership application has been accepted for Reanda International. This provides AIIM’s clients with access to Accountancy and advisory services worldwide. Reanda International is an international network of independent accounting and consulting firms, It is China’s first professional accounting network to collaborate with independent member firms from overseas countries. Reanda International was established in 1993. Through more than 20 years development, Reanda has formed a sizable international accounting network with more than 25 branches or strategic alliances in major cities of China like Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin, Xiamen, Hong Kong etc. So far Reanda […]

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The importance of Team Us in estate planning

Take a seat, relax. Unfortunately, I have some bad news for you. Your condition is terminal – you will die at some stage in the next 100 years! Now that you have that prognosis, it is time to do three things about it: get your emotional, spiritual and financial affairs in order. It is disturbing to consider how many Australians do not have a will. One explanation might be that by ignoring making a will, the need to have one might not happen – or conversely, dealing with it might make it happen! Both are what psychologists call ‘cognitive distortions’. […]

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Where type of commercial property should you consider investing in?

While a large regional shopping centre is clearly out of reach but for a handful of investors, there are a lot of options to consider. One reason investors decide to invest in commercial is to get access to higher-yielding investments, a challenge for many residential investors. Diversification can also be a driver with many people moving on from residential investment to commercial. For many commercial property types, performance can often be linked to quite different factors that drive residential performance. A shop on a retail strip is one of the more popular forms of commercial investment. Buyers tend to like […]

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