Author: Chris Brycki

Chris has been vocal in calling out the industry 'Fat Cats' and is known for telling it as it is. He sits on two Advisory Committees for the industry regulator ASIC, and was previously a fund manager at UBS. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance Co-op Scholarship) from UNSW.

Investing

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.

Investing

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.

Reports

What are the best Australian share ETFs of 2020?

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

Reports

What are the best Global Share ETFs?

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

Investing

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.

Investing

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.

Investing

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.

Investing

A perfect storm to expose some Industry funds

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

Investing

Why bonds belong in your portfolio

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

Investing

Why we’re rebalancing portfolios now

Automated rebalancing removes emotion and helps you to buy low and sell high. Here’s why we’ve been rebalancing recently.

Investing, News

What does Coronavirus mean for your portfolio?

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

Investing

Make the most of market dips

Here are some strategies to benefit from market dips.

Life, News

Thanks for donating your dividends

We offered clients the option to donate their dividends towards the bushfire emergency and were blown away by the response.

Reports

What returns have Stockspot clients earned?

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

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.

Investing

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.

Investing, News

Stockspot performance update: September 2019

Here’s how you can be in the top 1% of investors by stacking the odds wildly in your favour.

Investing, Life

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest?

The recent fall in interest rates has reignited the debate. Should you invest or pay down your mortgage?

Investing

Seven myths about ETFs

Are ETFs causing a market bubble? We debunk this and other myths pedalled by active fund managers about indexing and ETFs.

Investing

What the interest rate cut means for your investments

The RBA has cut interest rates to a record low of 0.75%.

Investing, SMSF

Best SMSF 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.

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

How to choose a super fund

Our top tips on how to choose a super fund with the best chance of good returns.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report

Best superannuation funds for your 20s and 30s

The tips to choose the best growth super fund in your 20s and 30s, and avoid losing over $200k of your hard earned super.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report

Best superannuation funds for your 40s and 50s

The best type of balanced superannuation fund for your 40’s and 50’s, and our tips to get the most out of your super.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report

Best superannuation funds in your 60s+

The best type of superannuation fund for your 60’s, and our top tips to find the best super fund.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report, Investing, SMSF

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.

2019 Fat Cat Funds Report

Our super recommendations to government

Access to a safe, low cost and simple default option is essential to help the retirement savings of millions of Australians go further and last longer.