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Investing, News

What does Coronavirus mean for your portfolio?

Concerns around Coronavirus have impacted global share markets. We discuss what it means for your portfolio.


ETF investors are the big winners from a fee war

There’s been good news for Australian ETF investors, with three of the major ETF issuers reducing their fees.


Why goal setting works better in February

February is a perfect time to map your financial goals. Here are my 3 tips on setting good habits for the year ahead.


What are the best Australian high dividend ETFs of 2020?

We road test 6 of Australia’s best high dividend ETFs, comparing them across 5 factors to reveal our top pick.


How Stockspot keeps your money safe

Here’s how Stockspot protects your money and keeps your personal data secure.


Popular investment themes of 2020

Understanding where other Aussies are investing can shed some light on which segments of the market are popular.


What returns have Stockspot clients earned?

We show which figures you should focus on and how Stockspot clients have done.


We tried 4 neobanks, here’s how they compare

Australia’s neobanks are here and they’re ready to impress you away from the big four. We review Up, 86400, Xinja & Revolut.

Investing, News

Stockspot performance update: December 2019

Here’s a review of 2019 at Stockspot, our biggest year yet for client returns, new articles, research and product releases.


LIC investors gave up $1.6 billion in 2019

LICs have come under the spotlight for their poor performance and conflicted fees. We review LIC returns compared to ETFs in 2019.


What are the best Australian share ETFs of 2020?

We road test 5 popular Australian share ETFs, comparing them across 6 factors.


What are the best Global Share ETFs?

We road test 12 popular Global share ETFs, comparing them across 5 factors.


What are the best Australian Bond ETFs?

We’ll show you why and what we look out for when selecting a bond ETF.

Interviews, Life

Client focus: investing for kids

Health & wellness entrepreneur Joanna Mitchell, tells us why she’s investing for her child’s future.

Interviews, Life

Client focus: Phil Ackman, Radio Host

Radio Host Phil Ackman says like many people he has no idea where to invest his money. This year Phil decided to invest with Stockspot.


What’s the difference between a dividend and a distribution?

This article will help you understand the differences between a dividend and a distribution.


How to invest when markets go sideways

Sometimes markets don’t go up or down, they go sideways. Here’s how to invest when markets are treading water.

Investing, SMSF

How SMSFs can address ASICs ‘red flags’

ASIC have issued some ‘red flag’ warnings for SMSFs. We show how SMSF trustees can avoid being caught out.