Author: Lauren Franze
Lauren is Stockspot's head of PR and communications. She helps us minimise the jargon and maximise the info that matters most to clients. She believes investing and creating financial security shouldn't be scary, difficult or only for those with a finance degree.
How to keep on top of your finances while living abroad
Here are five tips to help you get your money sorted for your trip.
Does it bring you joy?
If you’ve taken Marie Kondo into your heart and home it might be time to Marie Kondo your finances.
How to kick start your money mojo in 2019
Here are some not too preachy ways to find your money mojo in 2019, minus the obvious cliches.
The best podcasts for 2019
Podcasts have evolved from slightly daggy, amateur passion projects to professional, high quality productions.
Scott Pape, The Barefoot Investor
Scott Pape took some time out of his busy schedule to chat with us about his books and thoughts on money.
Client focus – How Stockspot is helping Guy save
Our client Guy Bane, recently spoke to the Daily Telegraph about his Stockspot investing experience.
Paridhi Jain, Founder of SkilledSmart
Paridhi is the founder of SkilledSmart, an education program she calls ‘money school for adults’.
Stephanie Bendixsen, Gamer and TV Presenter
Stephanie Bendixsen is one of Australia’s most well-known personalities in the video game industry.
Kids invest for free
We all want the best for the little ones in our life, so we’ve made investing for children free!
Lisa Messenger, CEO of the Messenger Group
We spoke to Lisa Messenger, founder of Collective Hub, about her biggest career challenges and entrepreneurship
Bruce Djite, International Footballer
Stockspot client, Bruce Djite is one of Australia’s leading soccer players, debuting for the Socceroos in 2008.
Bronwyn Bruce, Miss Money Box
Bronwyn Bruce is the founder of Miss Money Box, a blog helping Aussie women expand their personal finance knowledge.
Lecturing women about money won’t make them invest
Research into women and investing from BritainThinks hypothesised ‘women have changed, but financial services has not’.
How to handle money and relationships
Relationships Australia says financial stress is the number one cause of relationship breakdown.
Best ways to deal with a credit card debt
Is it time to review your credit card statement and get in control of your debt?
Tips for setting and achieving your goals
Goal setting is powerful as it defines our dreams and gives us something to stretch and aim for.
Why is financial advice important?
Getting the right financial advice is important for people of all ages.
How do you prepare financially for a divorce?
If you’re in the midst of a marriage breakdown understanding your financial position is vital but not widely understood.
Investing your savings doesn’t need to be daunting
Investing isn’t scary, but a lot of people think it is risky, time consuming and emotionally exhausting.
Generation rent – get ahead while renting
If you’re one of the many young people renting and locked out of homeownership you’re undoubtedly aware of all barriers.
How SMSFs are using robo-advice
More SMSFs are using robo-advice to reduce time and effort with investing.
Do I need an accountant?
We spoke to Anna Kyriacou, CEO of AKA Group Accountants Advisors Mentors about when you should consider getting an accountant.
How much do you need for a rainy day fund
What’s worse than being in the rain sans umbrella? Needing money in an emergency.
Jargon busting the finance dictionary
Here’s a list of some financial jargon terms you’ll probably come across at some point.
Why your savings account isn’t really safe
Making sacrifices to put a chunk of your money into a savings account is never easy.
Diversifying your investments – how to put eggs in different baskets
Why should you diversify and what are the benefits?
Procrastination is your financial enemy
It’s not seen to be as bad as being lazy or incompetent, but procrastination is still the enemy of wealth!
Pay your future self – Best way to save money in your 20s & 30s
Saving money earlier in life has an EXPONENTIAL impact on your long term wealth.