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How can I save and invest for my kids?

Let’s be honest – saving and investing isn’t something a lot of kids think about.

Interviews, Life

Client focus: investing for kids

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


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.

2020 ETF Research Report, Investing

2020 ETF Report highlights: 10 ETF trends

Highlights from our 2020 ETF Report including the most popular ETFs, and popular ETF trends.


How Stockspot outperformed Vanguard and robo advisors

Three strategies that have helped the Stockspot portfolios outperform Vanguard and other ETF peers over the last 5 years.


What is your investment profile and why is it important?

Your investment profile helps us ensure your investment strategy is always suitable for your goals.


What are the best Gold ETFs?

How to invest in gold using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best gold ETFs of 2020.

Women Investing

How Stockspot Savings Works

A guide into using a high interest cash ETF to receive monthly income.


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.


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.


Stockspot performance update: March 2020

It has been a historic quarter for the world and financial markets. We discuss how the Stockspot portfolios have performed.


REST in the Hostplus boat

REST is another Industry super fund with a large allocation to unlisted assets that is now heavily exposed to transfers and redemptions.

Finance, Investing

The cost of moving to cash

Is moving to cash your best move after a large share market fall? We look at some of the long term risks you might not have considered.


A perfect storm to expose some Industry funds

A momentous problem is brewing for some Industry funds with large investments in unlisted assets.


The best ETFs for volatile markets

How ETFs can help diversify your portfolio and protect against share market volatility.


Why bonds belong in your portfolio

We look at why fixed interest, also known as bonds, form an integral part of our portfolios.