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2016 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
15 November 2016 Risk & return in a time of secular stagnation
14 October 2016 Annuities
4 October 2016 Investing made easier with La Trobe Direct
8 September 2016 The challenge of our times
6 September 2016 Fund Performance Summary - 2016 Highlights
5 August 2016 Time to talk rates and earn more
4 August 2016 Track record of winning returns
18 July 2016 An exclusive night with the Boomers
7 July 2016 Investing for the long term
9 June 2016 Playing the long game – real challenges & achievements
5 May 2016 Risk & return in a time of secular stagnation
20 April 2016 New Product Launch – Aged Care Loan
14 April 2016 Independent rating for P2P
10 March 2016 Optimism in a time of fear
4 February 2016 Investing in a time of fear
7 January 2016 Now Is The Time

2015 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
17 December 2015 Over 60 years of looking out for you
3 December 2015 The awesome power of the peer-to-peer economy
5 November 2015 Our Super Super System
1 October 2015 Why Markets Matter
3 September 2015 The biggest challenge for SMSF investors
6 August 2015 Asset Classes – Reward Vs Risk
02 July 2015 Managing Online Fraud
11 June 2015 Help your children buy their own home
04 June 2015 Volatility
14 May 2015 Preparing for financial year end
02 April 2015 The descent of rational man
05 March 2015 We’re not all Gina Rinehart
12 February 2015 For the term of your natural life
05 February 2015 Hunt for Yield
22 January 2015 Welcome to LTF Product showcase
15 January 2015 How To Succeed In Investing

2014 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
04 December 2014 La Trobe Financial: ‘Best Investment Management Company’
13 November 2014 Investing for income
02 October 2014 Assisting Intergenerational Wealth Building
12 September 2014 Reasoned Optimism
07 August 2014 The one thing that will drive 90% of your investment performance
03 July 2014 Housing affordability across the generations
05 June 2014 Preparing for the end of the financial year
30 Apriil 2014 The investment tool that might just save your retirement
03 April 2014 Raising resilient, passionate children
07 March 2014 Yield-based investment
07 February 2014 Investing in a time of greed
16 January 2014 What is your investment philosophy?

2013 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
16 December 2013 Fifth Consecutive Award
06 November 2013 Residential vs Commercial property
03 October 2013 Australian house prices review 2013
09 September 2013 Interest rates – the how and why
05 August 2013 Portfolio Diversification
29 July 2013 July market report and the next 6 months ("LTFTV")
04 July 2013 Interested in Fixing?
06 June 2013 Taking stock of your investment portfolio
02 May 2013 Reviewing your investment strategies
10 April 2013 Investment themes from our travels
21 February 2013 La Trobe Financial television ("LTFTV")
8 February 2013 A new dawn?

2012 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
06 December 2012 4 Times Gold Winner, 4 times awarded Australia's, 'Best Mortgage Fund'
26 October 2012 Banksia group collapse
04 October 2012 Housing Boom and Bust 2012/13 Report
07 September 2012 10 Golden Rules for managing your finances - Part 2
02 August 2012 10 Golden Rules for managing your finances - Part 1
05 July 2012 Investing costs and some taxation implications
07 June 2012 Tax Time Tips
03 May 2012 What is a managed fund?
05 April 2012 Asset Allocation
01 March 2012 Building an Investment Portfolio
03 February 2012 Savings vs Investments
05 January 2012 Happy New Year!

2011 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
22 December 2011 Christmas Wishes
08 December 2011 Hat-trick of 'Best mortgage fund in Australia' awards for La Trobe Financial's Pooled Mortgages Option
03 November 2011 Risks and Success
06 October 2011 New 'Recommended' rating for the most diversified fund in the mortgage sector
01 September 2011 Volatility and Lifecycle Investment
04 August 2011 Saving for the Future
07 July 2011 Residential Vs Commercial property?
02 June 2011 Tax Tips for Investors
05 May 2011 Best result for Australia's best fund
07 April 2011 Economic Challenges for 2011
04 March 2011 Most Innovative Fund award for La Trobe Financial
03 February 2011 Planning For The Future
06 January 2011 New Year Resolutions

2010 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
02 December 2010 Best of the Best 2011
05 November 2010 The Asian 21st Century
07 October 2010 Housing prices in Australia
06 September 2010 Hanging in the balance
05 August 2010 Powers of Attorney
22 July 2010 The Select Mortgages Option
08 July 2010 How Safe Is your Super Fund?
24 June 2010 S&P Ratings
11 June 2010 Tax Tips For Investors
28 May 2010 Financial Services Reform In Australia
13 May 2010 The Henry Review
29 Apr 2010 Ripples In The Finanial Services Industry
15 Apr 2010 Your will be done
01 Apr 2010 Capital guarantees - more than meets the eye
18 March 2010 The descent of rational man - Part II
4 March 2010 Mortgage Fund Industry
18 February 2010 The descent of rational man
4 February 2010 The future of Australian property
21 January 2010 What is 'longevity risk'?
8 January 2010 Wealth Survey Reports

2009 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
24 December 2009 Christmas Best Wishes
10 December 2009 La Trobe Financial's Pooled Mortgages Option Wins 'Best Mortgage Fund'
26 November 2009 Property prices in Australia
12 November 2009 The great property market wager
28 October 2009 La Trobe Financial's Mortgage Fund - the Pooled Mortgages Option
21 October 2009 Australia's superannuation system - one of the best in the world
14 October 2009 La Trobe Financial Foundation Scholarships
7 October 2009 A selection of 10 Golden Rules for managing your finances - Part2
30 September 2009 A selection of 10 Golden Rules for managing your finances - Part1
23 September 2009 La Trobe Financial's Mortgage Fund - a genuine alternative
16 September 2009 Should I have my own superfund?
9 September 2009 Timeless Money Rules - Part 2 (Rules 8-14)
2 September 2009 ASIC's submission to protect investors
26 August 2009 Timeless Money Rules - Part 1 (Rules 1-7)
19 August 2009 Growing for Retirement Investment Products
12 August 2009 Mortgage Fund Returns
05 August 2009 Do We Need Change?
29 July 2009 Why Do People Invest?
22 July 2009 Investment Lessons from the Tour de France
15 July 2009 Investing Rule #3 - Growing rich slowly will never go out of fashion
08 July 2009 Investing Rule #2 - Higher Returns = Higher Risks
01 July 2009 Investing Rule #1 - Diversification
24 June 2009 The Global Financial Crisis: what caused it?
17 June 2009 Use your nose before buying a financial product
10 June 2009 Mortgage Fund & Market Update
3 June 2009 Where to for house prices in Australia?
27 May 2009 Too complex? Don't invest
20 May 2009 Is your Term Deposit maturing?
13 May 2009 Are the rich really different?
6 May 2009 Seven deadly sins
29 April 2009 Australian Fixed Interest as an asset class - an appealing optionin volatile times - Part 2
22 April 2009 Australian Fixed Interest as an asset class - an appealing optionin volatile times - Part 1
15 April 2009 More positive signs
08 April 2009 When money in the bank is outperformed by fixed interest investments
01 April 2009 Not all mortgage funds are frozen
25 March 2009 La Trobe Financial's Mortgage Fund - the Select Mortgages Option and the SpecialSituation Mortgages Option
18 March 2009 The La Trobe Financial Australian Mortgage Fund - the four Investment Options
11 March 2009 Self-funding investment property
04 March 2009 More accolades for La Trobe Financial's Mortgage Fund
25 February 2009 Don't be too pessimistic!
18 February 2009 Market trends - what are they?
11 February 2009 What is an asset worth?
04 February 2009 The Age Pension - Is it enough?
28 January 2009 Mortgage Funds: Where are they at?
07 January 2009 Happy New Year

2008 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
17 December 2008 A Christmas message from the Investor Liaison Team
10 December 2008 Money Magazine's Best of the Best Awards 2009
03 December 2008 The cost of the Government Guarantee
26 November 2008 Cash is king as freeze hits
19 November 2008 How suitable is cash for the risk averse?
12 November 2008 First Home Saver Accounts
05 November 2008 In uncertain financial times have a plan
29 October 2008 Are all Mortgage Funds the same?
22 October 2008 Mortgage Fund Returns
08 October 2008 Self Managed Super Funds
01 October 2008 Know who you are investing with
24 September 2008 Fixed Interest Investing
17 September 2008 Interest Rates - What's happening?
10 September 2008 Understanding Characteristic Market Trends
3 September 2008 Investment in Superannuation
27 August 2008 Superannuation
20 August 2008 La Trobe Financial - A Brief History
13 August 2008 La Trobe Financial's Investment Allocation for the Pooled Mortgages Option
06 August 2008 Pooled Mortgages Option Update
30 July 2008 Income Investments vs Capital Growth Investments
23 July 2008 RENTAL PROPERTY CLAIMS: Avoiding common mistakes
16 July 2008 Liquidity
09 July 2008 Have you thought of using a financial advisor?
02 July 2008 Risks in Private Lending and how La Trobe Financial manages them
25 June 2008 What is Private Lending?
18 June 2008 Welcome to the new Australia
11 June 2008 Year End Tips
04 June 2008 What is a mortgage fund?
28 May 2008 Does Size Really Matter?
21 May 2008 Distributions from managed investment trusts to non-resident investors
14 May 2008 Chasing investment returns - does it work?
07 May 2008 Don't let volatility ruin your day
23 April 2008 Diversification
16 April 2008 Hedge Funds and Mortgage Markets!
09 April 2008 New borrowing rules for SMSFs
02 April 2008 Steady Income In Unsteady Times
26 March 2008 14 Timeless Money Rules
19 March 2008 Know who you are investing with - an update
12 March 2008 Fund Update
05 March 2008 Why do people invest?
20 February 2008 Will your money last as long as you do?
13 February 2008 Key Issues Identified in Recent Collapses
06 February 2008 Why should you keep some of your investments liquid?
30 January 2008 What are Mortgage Trusts?
23 January 2008 Mortgage Funds
16 January 2008 Balancing Risk of Needs
09 January 2008 Don't invest based on rate alone
03 January 2008 Mortgage-based Investments

2007 Investment Newsletters

Date Title
19 December 2007 An Investors Guide to Different Types of Mortgages
12 December 2007 Christmas Wishes
5 December 2007 Taxation of Australian Residents
28 November 2007 Investing in a mortgage scheme
21 November 2007 Gauge the Risk: Mortgage Funds Can Come in All Shapes
14 November 2007 What is the role of ASIC - Australian Securities & Investment Commisson
7 November 2007 Debentures and Promissory Notes - are they secure after all?
1 November 2007 Is La Trobe Financial a Bank?
24 October 2007 Valuers and Valuations in Relation to Mortgages - Why are they Important?
17 October 2007 Reverse Mortgages
10 October 2007 The Lighter Side of Regulation
3 October 2007 Questions to ask Financial Sales People
26 September 2007 What is a Mortgage Fund?
19 September 2007 Does Size Really Matter?
12 September 2007 The Market for Retirement Investment Products
05 September 2007 USA Sub Prime Market
29 August 2007 La Trobe Financial Foundation Scholarships
22 August 2007 Increase In Credit Rates
15 August 2007 Can You Trust Mortgage Trusts?
08 August 2007 Growing rich slowly will never go out of fashion
01 August 2007 Higher Returns equal Higher Risks
25 July 2007 Diversification
18 July 2007 Standard & Poor's award 3 stars to the La Trobe Financial Australian Mortgage Fund
11 July 2007 Socially Responsible Investing
04 July 2007 Australia in World Top 20 Economies
27 June 2007 Low doc lending - what's all the fuss about?
20 June 2007 Negative Gearing - is it a positive investment?
13 June 2007 The importance of independent research and advice
06 June 2007 Know who you are investing with
30 May 2007 Chasing investment returns - does it work?
23 May 2007 Are you a sheep or wolf? - Understanding the risks
16 May 2007 Cash & Mortgages Option
09 May 2007 Lending Criteria Protections
02 May 2007 New Look Investment News