A medium to long term fixed interest investment issued by
domestic or foreign governments which pays fixed interest rate
(coupon rate) for the term of the investment. The original invested
amount (face value) is repaid at the end of the term
A contribution made by the Australian Government to a person’s
superannuation account based on that
person's income, source of income and personal super contribution.
It is designed to help lower income earners build up their super
Assets such as shares and property that not only produce
an income but have the potential to grow in value over time.
A fund that invests in growth assets. A
growth fund is more likely to produce higher returns over the long term
but is usually more volatile in the short term.
A person who guarantees a loan for someone else. The guarantor
is legally responsible for paying the other person's debts if the
debtor can't pay them.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2015