Seven truths investors simply cannot accept

by Josh Brown (Yahoo! Finance) Investors learn important truths, but we sometimes choose to suspend this knowledge when it feels better not to be encumbered by it. As an investment advisor, I come into contact with this phenomenon on a daily basis. No one is immune to it, myself included. Below are seven essential truths […]

No will, no control!

Having a will is important. A will generally provides a person with an opportunity to control how his or her property and assets will be passed upon his/her death. If you do not have a will when you die, your property and assets will generally pass according to the state’s laws of intestacy. The intestacy […]

Income Protection – What’s the difference between basic and comprehensive policies?

by Paul Fowler (Fowler’s Group) It is important to understand the differences between basic and comprehensive income protection contracts before selecting which to go for. Most commonly basic policies are found as part of a superannuation account. When considering which type of policy is right for you, it’s important to remember: The premium difference between […]

Fowler’s Group supports historic Northern Pride rugby league success

Fowler’s Group revelled in Northern Pride Rugby League Football Club’s recent unprecedented treble success in the Intrust Super Cup and NRL State Championship. Fowler’s Group Director Bob Fowler, who is also Chairman of the Northern Pride, was on hand with other Fowler’s Group personnel to watch Jason Demetriou’s men become Intrust Super Cup premiers at […]

Fowler’s Group attends Top Of The Table meeting in USA

Fowler’s Group Directors Bob Fowler and Paul Fowler have recently returned from a prestigious gathering in the USA of the finest financial minds in the world. Bob and Paul attended the 2014 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Top Of The Table Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. The meeting helps MDRT’s highest performers gather ideas […]

Jason Fowler meets two Nobel Prize winners

Fowler’s Group Director Jason Fowler also enjoyed a trip to the USA last month, as he visited Austin, Boston, Connecticut, New York and Washington on his own fact-finding mission. Jason began with a visit to Austin where he met two Nobel Prize winners – Gene Farmer and Myron Scholes – at the Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Advanced […]

Fowler’s Group help with Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal

Fowler’s Group is once again a big supporter of the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal: By The Cairns Post Far Northerners are again urged to open their hearts and wallets to the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal. The annual fundraising drive was officially launched at the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino on Friday, attended by individuals […]

Do not panic and buy the farm

by Noel Whittaker (The Courier-Mail) STOCK markets are bouncing around, as conflicting reports arrive about the situation in Ukraine. The optimists are seeing any dip in the market as a great opportunity to jump in and buy – the most extreme of the pessimists are forecasting we are on the brink of another major war. […]

Celebrating 40 Years!

What is your insurable income?

A common issue we  see is  when  individuals,  particularly business owners,  have insured their income    via an Income Protection policy   but have  unknowingly underinsured themselves.   Most people insure themselves based on the salary drawn from the business, which in a lot of cases, can be minimal compared to the actual business earnings they make. Insurers will insure […]