Paul's Insights

About Paul Clitheroe, AM

Chairman – InvestSMART Group Limited

Paul has 37 years of investment experience and is regarded as one of Australia's leading 'money' experts. From 1993 to 2002, Paul hosted the popular Channel 9 program Money and now currently writes for newspapers across Australia along with frequent appearances as a guest expert on Australia's major television and radio networks.

Paul was appointed Director and Chairman in 2014, is Chair of the Investment Committee and along with the Board of Directors & management, is actively involved in defining the company's strategic direction.

Paul is Chairman of The Australian Government Financial Literacy Board and Money Magazine. He also holds the Chair of Financial Literacy at Macquarie University.


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Paul's Insights: Selfies favour shares

It's official - Australia's army of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) makes up one of the biggest like-minded group of investors on the Australian sharemarket.
2wks ago

Paul's Insights: Super zombies - could you be affected?

Human beings can be a funny lot. On one hand the Australian Tax Office (ATO) receives around 230 tip-offs each day about businesses operating in the black economy. Yet vast numbers of Australians are being ripped off on their super each year, and many of us do nothing about it.
3wks ago

Paul's Insights: Retirement investing? Beat fees not the market

I often have conversations with clients around investing when they retire. Many treat retirement as an 'end date' for active investing. But that shouldn't be the case. And keeping an eye on the cost of investing is especially important when we leave the workforce.
1mth ago

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Paul's Insights: 2018 Wrap-up

To sum up 2018, Paul talks about the property downturn in the last few months and what caused it, why he's not fussed by share markets going down, InvestSMART's new capped fees model and the significance of $451 and why downturns can be good for regular investors. Paul's Insights will return in 2019.
11mths ago

Paul's Insights: Investing Habits

Our Chairman, Paul Clitheroe, cuts through the investing myths, jargon and obfuscation and provides clear, common sense insights for all Australians.
1yr ago