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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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