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.


Savings accounts are broken. So we decided to fix them

Tired of low interest rates on your savings? So are we! That’s why we have created a better way to save money.


Index investing succeeds in down markets too

Whenever markets fall, funds who use active stock picking or market timing strategies fire up their sales engines.


Dunning-Kruger Effect: You know less than you think

A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. You’ve probably recognised the Dunning Kruger effect before…


How to build an awesome investment portfolio

Clients sometimes ask us how we built the Stockspot portfolios, and why we selected 5 assets.


How to pick the best super fund

We compared the largest 500 multi-asset super fund options to assess how they performed after fees.


Bank rip-offs that won’t exist in 2020

When you take a step back, you may be surprised at how many bank fees, charges and costs we take for granted.


How to make the most of market dips

First-time investors tend to sell when the market falls out of a fear it will continue to go down and never return.


The Paradox of Skill: Why active funds disappoint every year

The latest data for active fund returns doesn’t bode well for traditional active fund managers.


The best ETFs in a boom year

The growth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) continues to be the biggest trend in asset management of recent decades.


Three investment blogs worth reading

Here are 3 of the best investment blogs that I love learning from each week.


Top five things to do before you invest

Here’s the five things we think everyone should consider before investing.


How super funds play the ratings game (Part 1)

We look at how funds manipulate their inclusion into the categories set by the ratings agencies.


Do you own your investments?

Something you may not put a lot of thought into when you invest is how those investments are held.


Rent or Buy? We do the sums

We discuss some of the important pros and cons to consider when deciding whether to rent or buy.


Matt Levy, Paralympic gold medalist

We spoke to Paralympian Matt Levy about how he balances his sports career, charity work and managing his finances.


ETFs continue to disrupt the asset management industry

ETFs continue to be the biggest disruptor to the asset management industry and at the same time are blurring the lines between different styles of investing.


What are the best industry super funds?

Not all industry super funds are equal, here’s how to spot a good one.


Why you should ignore monthly returns

Over long periods of time, markets have always risen and generated wealth for investors.