A hierarchy of investor needs

There is a hierarchy of investor needs. In other words, some investing skills have to be mastered before any other skills matter at all. Here’s a pyramid I made to show what I mean. The most important investing topic is at the bottom. Each topic has to be mastered before the one above it matters: […]

BOOK – CHAPTER 1: There is nothing uncertain about uncertainty

Each quarter, we’ll bring you a chapter from “40 Lessons Learnt in 40 Years of Business” - the Fowler’s Group’s book containing a collection of realisations, lessons learnt, and moments of inspiration and clarity collected over four decades of doing business. This time, it’s Chapter 1: “There is nothing uncertain about uncertainty”: “We all want to believe in […]

EOFY – Prepare now for 30 June

by Paul Horn (Director, Fowler’s Group) AS we get closer to the end of the financial year for 2014/15, it is important to have a look at what needs to be done prior to 30 June and what can benefit you the most this year: Employers If you are an employer and you wish to […]

2015 Federal Budget – what does it mean for you?

by Paul Horn (Fowler’s Group) Joe Hockey recently delivered the 2015 Federal Budget, and as we realise that not all of our clients could be glued to their TV screens to watch it, we thought we would outline the key changes that may have an effect on our clients: Age Pension / Retirees The Age […]

Fowler’s Group give traditional YAPS donation

Fowler’s Group once again delivered a Christmas surprise to dogs and cats needing some festive cheer over the holiday period. Every Christmas, Fowler’s Group staff make a donation to the Young Animal Protection Society, a non-profit organisation that cares for homeless and unwanted dogs and cats. This year, Fowler’s Group ended up taking 10 big […]

Sports presidencies continue local involvement

Paul and Jason Fowler have both recently continued their association with local sport in Cairns by being appointed President at their respective sporting clubs. Paul has had a long association with Cairns Brothers Rugby League Club as a player and a volunteer. He takes over the Presidency of the club from Bob Mulley, who had […]

Fowler’s Group attend SPAA Conference in Melbourne

Fowler’s Group Directors Jason Fowler and Paul Horn attended the prestigious SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) Conference in Melbourne earlier this month. The conference, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 18-20 February, was appropriately titled “Lifecycle” and boasted more than 36 conference sessions, 50 expert speakers, the world’s largest SMSF exhibition […]

Fowler named chairman for national hockey event

Fowler’s Group Director Jason Fowler has been named as organising chairman of the Australian Men’s Masters Championships, to be held in Cairns later this year. The tournament, which will feature over 70 teams and thousands of players, is estimated to generate between $6 million and $7 million in revenue in the region between 26 September […]

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 […]