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Our newsletters deliver useful articles, tips, news and insights to help you get the most from super and achieve the best possible retirement.

How low will interest rates go?

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Market update

September 2019

Craig Turnbull, LGS CIO, looks at what we may be able to learn from the European experience of very low interest rates.

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Investment update

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Investment update

September 2019

Take a few minutes to find out more about some of the latest developments in our investment portfolio.

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What can we learn from the current reporting season?

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Market update

August 2019

LGS CIO Craig Turnbull looks at some of the results from the current corporate reporting season and what they may mean for investors.

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Share markets up this year despite a gloomy outlook

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Market update

July 2019

Craig Turnbull, LGS CIO, examines the recent movements on the share market against the current state of the local economy.

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Election result boosts the share market but what about the economy?

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Market update

June 2019

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, looks at the share market’s reaction to the recent federal election result and what the latest interest rate cut means for investors.

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Some positive signs of growth in the US and Europe

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Market update

May 2019

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, takes a look at some of the recent growth figures out of the US and Europe and what they may mean for the global outlook.

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Investment update

UN development goals

Investment update

May 2019

Find out more about some of the investments in our portfolio.

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What is the latest GDP growth figure telling us about the economy?

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Market update

April 2019

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, examines our latest GDP growth figures and what they tell us about the outlook for Australian economy.

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2019 Federal Budget

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Budget update

April 2019

The main focus of this year's Federal Budget was on personal tax cuts for low, middle and high income earners.

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Big dividends dominate the latest corporate reporting season

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Market update

March 2019

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, looks at some of the results from the latest corporate reporting season and what they may tell us about the outlook for the Australian economy.

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Investment update

Santa delivers

Investment update

February 2019

Find out more about some of the investments in our portfolio.

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Santa delivers a market bounce but how long will it last?

Santa delivers

Market update

February 2019

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, takes a look at the recent rebound on global markets and the outlook for 2019.

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A young person's guide to managing money

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YourFuture, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Establishing a good bedrock for later life is easier if you start managing your finances earlier in life. Here are six tips to get you started.

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A guide to living with less plastic

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YourFuture, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

We're committed to making our business sustainable, including investing responsibly, so we're sharing some tips on how to reduce plastic in your life.

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Thinking about retirement but not ready to stop working yet?

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YourFuture, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

The Transition to Retirement strategy gives you the opportunity to ease into retirement, without taking a big cut to your income.

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What's considered a comfortable retirement lifestyle?

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YourFuture, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

It can be difficult to imagine how you'll manage your finances after working life is over. How much will you need to meet your expenses?

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Can you use super to buy your first home?

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YourFuture, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Buying your first home in the tough property market can be challenging. Fortunately, the government has introduced a way to help save for your deposit.

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A guide to travelling more sustainably

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YourFuture, InTouch, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Whether it’s a short break or a longer adventure, the way we holiday can have serious impacts on both the natural world and the locals we encounter. That’s why knowing how to travel sustainably is vital.

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Responsible investment: Do you know about our Property Fund?

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YourFuture, InTouch, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

More and more people the world over are opening their eyes to the seriousness of the challenges facing our planet.

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How to live a purposeful life after retirement

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InTouch, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

After your working life, retirement is a chance to relax and take some time just for you.

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Investment market update

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Market update, YourFuture, InTouch, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Share markets and credit markets suffered large falls recently. Fortunately, the commercial property markets that LGS invests in held up.

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Downsize your home, upsize your super

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InTouch, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Are you feeling like the family home is now larger than it should be? Downsizing your home presents an opportunity to upsize your super.

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How to ease the cost of living

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YourFuture, InTouch, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

While bills and essential living expenses are facts of life, there are ways to minimise the growing costs of living if you know where to look. Here are a few ideas that can help you to save on some of life’s most common expenses.

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The pros and cons of retiring overseas

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InTouch, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

What are the realities of life abroad in the post-employment stage of life? We bring to light some pros and cons.

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Sam’s Pīrāgi (Latvian Bacon Buns)

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InTouch, YourFuture, Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Sam from Marketing was crowned LGS Star Baker for her scrumptious bacon buns, which hail from Latvia. Now you can enjoy them too.

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What are the latest GDP figures telling us?

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Market update

December 2018

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, looks at the latest GDP figures and what they tell us about the state of the Australian economy.

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Global markets remain volatile despite strong US corporate profits

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Market update

November 2018

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, looks at some of the key results from the latest US corporate reporting season and the impact on US and global markets.

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Is the falling Australian dollar so bad?

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Market update

October 2018

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, looks at the reasons behind the recent fall in the value of the Australian dollar and what it means for the economy and for consumers.

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Local companies still chugging along

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Market update

September 2018

LGS CIO, Craig Turnbull, explains some of the results from the latest corporate reporting season and what they mean for investors.

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Bring super into balance

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YourFuture, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Women are leaving the workforce with around 47% less super than men. There are however, some steps we can take to ensure we maximise what we have.

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You're part of a growing fund

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YourFuture, InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

In March, our continued growth achieved a new milestone as we reached $11 billion in funds under management, less than a year after passing the $10 billion mark.  

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Holding companies to account for a better future

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YourFuture, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

When the conduct of a company in which we invest doesn’t meet expectations, we speak up.  

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Investment market update

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YourFuture, InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

The financial year to June produced good returns for our blended investment strategies, with the growth options generating the best performance thanks to their high weighting in share markets.  

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Downsize your home, upsize your super

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YourFuture, InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Downsizing will not only help free up some funds, but new super legislation means that the money from the sale of your home can now work even harder for you.

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Professional planning pays off

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InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Just because you’ve retired, it doesn’t mean you should take your eyes off your financial plan. It pays to have your plan reviewed, like LGS member Andrew and his wife Jan.

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Time to travel

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InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Now that your time is your own, you could say the world is your oyster. There may be no better time than now to travel, whether it’s exploring Australia or heading beyond our shores.

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Keep active in the share economy

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InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

The growth in the share economy means that you can keep active in retirement by getting to know your community, barter your skills, and perhaps pocket a little extra cash.

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Give scams the cold shoulder

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InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Last year, Australians were duped out of nearly $100 million by scams and according to the ACCC, older Australians are more susceptible.

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What's in a name?

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InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

Your super is likely to be one of your largest financial assets, so it’s important to know that it will be distributed according to your wishes once you’re gone.

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Recipe: Chicken & sweet corn soup

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YourFuture, InTouch, Winter 2018

Winter 2018

This one-pot classic is easy to cook when you’re short of time or on the road, and will help bust the last of those winter colds.  

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