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Paul Rickard

Paul Rickard has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services and banking, including 20 years with the Commonwealth Bank Group in senior leadership roles. Paul was the founding Managing Director and CEO of CommSec, and was named Australian ‘Stockbroker of the Year’ in 2005. In 2011, Paul teamed up with Peter Switzer and Maureen Jordan to launch the Switzer Report, a newsletter and website for share market investors. A regular commentator in the media, investment advisor and company director, he is also a Non-Executive Director of Tyro Payments Ltd and PEXA Group Limited.

29 July 2021
Is it time to buy gold? And how can you do it?

As the stock market keeps climbing, I am becoming more attracted to the idea of adding gold to my portfolio. Here are three ways you can get exposure to gold.

22 July 2021
Could lockdowns stop CBA’s share buyback?

Commonwealth Bank's anticipated $5 billion off-market share buyback could be in jeopardy if recent outbreaks are not brought under control.

15 July 2021
Is Afterpay done for?

Apple and PayPal's entry into the buy now, pay later club is set to increase the competitive pressure on Afterpay.

8 July 2021
Do you want to invest in infrastructure? Look global

The takeover bid for Sydney Airport this week shows how enormous the demand is for high quality infrastructure assets.

1 July 2021
5 super changes for the new year

As the new financial year begins, here are five important changes to super that apply from today.

24 June 2021
5 last minute super actions to take before the end of the financial year

With the end of the financial year just days away, here are five last minute super actions to take.

17 June 2021
7 top tax tips for 2021

The end of the financial year is fast approaching, and time is running out to act to ensure that you pay the optimal amount of tax.

10 June 2021
A 'super' end of year

Here are 5 end-of-year actions to make sure you get the most out of the super system.

3 June 2021
Is ASIC really taking the stick to short sellers?

ASIC is now acting to ‘regulate’ activist short selling by outlining ‘better practices’, but without enforcement, these expectations could prove to be just that – expectations.

27 May 2021
How to get a 5% income return on your investments

With big bank term deposit rates down to a paltry 0.40%, here are 5 investment options to consider that can generate a 5% income return, and one to avoid.

20 May 2021
I am a first-time investor – should I buy Tesla?

I was absolutely blown away when a close family friend, who has never owned a share outside their compulsory super, asked me whether he should buy $20,000 of Tesla shares.

13 May 2021
Super gets a shake-up – here are the changes

Australians young and old, working and retired will all be affected by a raft of changes announced in this week's Federal Budget.

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