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What are the best Australian share ETFs?

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

Investing, News

Stockspot app & dashboard update

Here are the top 7 changes we’re excited about based on recent feedback from our clients.


Best SMSF investment diversification strategies

Our guide to five of the best SMSF investment strategies.

Investing, Life, News

Want to help your friends and family invest better?

We want to help people spread the word about how to be a successful investor.

Women Investing
Finance, Investing, Life, Reports

What’s holding women back from investing?

We reveal what’s holding women back – and how to overcome these barriers to investing.


5 steps to investing checklist

Here’s our checklist of the top 5 things to consider to help you start investing.

Finance, Investing, Life

Before you start investing

If you don’t have the money to invest just yet, here’s some helpful hints to get started.


Everything you need to know about the S&P/ASX 200 index

The S&P/ASX 200 index has been one of the best ways to invest and grow your wealth in Australia.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report, News

Fat Cat Funds Report 2019

Stockspot’s annual Fat Cat Report analyses 600 of the largest super funds to find the best super funds in Australia – and the worst.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report, Investing

Best performing super funds in Australia

We compare the best performing super funds in Australia in 2019 – and the worst.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report, Investing

How SMSFs can beat the best super funds in Australia

How to get better returns and spend less time – and money – managing your SMSF investment portfolio.


Better investing on autopilot

Why use a service like Stockspot rather than actively manage your own portfolio?


We compare LICs vs ETFs, which is best?

Our comparison of popular ASX listed LICs to index ETFs.

2019 ETF Research Report, ETF Investing Tips, Global Share ETFs, Investing

Benefits of investing overseas with global ETFs

Investing in global ETFs can provide large diversification benefits for Australian investors.


Are Australian shares expensive?

There are always active fund managers who say shares are expensive. But are they really? And does it even matter?


Why to buy gold as a portfolio diversifier

Three reasons we advise clients to buy gold to diversify their portfolios.

News, Reports

Stockspot performance update: June 2019

The 2018/19 financial year proved once again that staying the course in a diversified portfolio of low cost ETFs is your best course of action.


Best SMSF investment strategies for income and capital growth

These are the 3 most asked for investment strategies from our SMSF clients.