A gearing vehicle with built-in air bags

Geared investors are more exposed to crashes … but there are ways to reduce downside risk.

Growing share prices and relatively low interest rates can provide a good platform for gearing into the sharemarket.

This might be a surprising comment in light of the Storm Financial gearing debacle, which cost many investors their homes (when margin lenders pursued them for losses arising from the collapse of share prices in the GFC).

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