Author: Marc Jocum

Marc has previously worked for Morgan Stanley, AMP and KPMG. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Finance/Accounting) from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and has completed his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1.


What are the best Australian Bond ETFs?

We’ll show you why and what we look out for when selecting a bond ETF.


Best Performing ETFs Australia 2023

These ETFs were the best performing ETFs in Australia in 2023.


Should I Buy Hedged or Unhedged ETFs?

We compare hedged vs unhedged ETFs. What does hedged mean? Should you buy hedged or unhedged ETFs for international shares, bonds and gold?


What are the best high interest cash ETFs?

How to invest in a high interest savings account through an exchange traded fund (ETF) on the ASX.


What you need to know when considering investment bonds (insurance bonds)

We explain children’s investment bonds including how they work and compare their returns to investing into a portfolio of ETFs.


How to use Stockspot Themes

A guide to personalising and taking more control of your portfolio. Stockspot Themes gives clients access to different sectors, countries and asset classes.


What are the best ways to invest in artificial intelligence through ETFs

How to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) like ChatGPT using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best AI ETFs on the ASX for 2023.


What is the best esports ETF on the ASX?

How to invest in esports using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best esports and video gaming ETFs on the ASX for 2023.


ETF investors are the big winners from a fee war

There’s been good news for Australian ETF investors, with ETF issuers reducing their fees.


Inflation explained: How to beat inflation by investing

Inflation is an important factor to consider when it comes to managing your finances. Find out what inflation means to your portfolio.


Investing in the S&P 500 index from Australia

The S&P 500 index has been one of the best ways to invest and grow your wealth. We explain what the S&P 500 is, and how to invest in it.


Best small-cap stocks and ETFs to buy

We road test 6 popular small-cap share ETFs, comparing them across 5 factors.

Finance, Investing, Life

Investing lessons from Bloomberg’s ETF guru

The key insights we learned from meeting one of the best-regarded ETF researchers in the world.


We compare LICs vs ETFs, which is best?

Our comparison of popular ASX listed LICs to index ETFs.

Investing, Reports

Best performing super funds in Australia

We compare the best performing super funds in Australia in 2022 – and the worst.


Active ETFs vs passive ETFs: what’s the difference?

We explain why we avoid active ETFs due to their underperformance, high fees, and lack of transparency.


How investing can help reduce your carbon footprint

Australian investors can reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable future by investing in ETFs.


How Stockspot keeps your money safe

Here’s how Stockspot protects your money and keeps your personal data secure.


How to invest during a recession: the shares and ETFs to buy

As investors start to think about building portfolios for a potential recession, we go through our top tips and the best ETFs to buy.


What are the best growth ETFs of 2022?

We review the best growth ETFs on the ASX and discuss whether growth ETFs are a good investment in 2022.


The S&P/ASX 200 index: everything you need to know

The S&P/ASX 200 index has been one of the best ways to invest and grow your wealth in Australia. We explain what the S&P/ASX 200 is, and how to invest in it.


About the 2022 ETF Report

Stockspot’s annual ETF report is a snapshot of what’s happening in the Australian ETF landscape. We tell you why and how we created this report.


2022 ETF Report: 10 key ETF trends in Australia

If you only remember 10 things from Stockspot’s 2022 ETF report, these are it.


Worst Performing ETFs Australia 2022

We’ve analysed the ETFs that produced disappointing results in 2022.


New ETFs in Australia 2022

A summary of all the newly listed ASX ETFs in 2022.


Most Popular ETFs

Most popular ETFs by examining the largest increases in size and flows over the past year.

ETF info

Which ETF issuer is best? Vanguard, BlackRock, BetaShares or others?

We analyse the performance of Vanguard, BlackRock (iShares), BetaShares and other ETF providers in 2022.


What’s the difference between a dividend and a distribution?

This article will help you understand the differences between a dividend and a distribution.


Why we avoid new thematic ETFs

Thematic ETFs track a niche market sector. We discuss some of the risks of investing into ETFs like a Crypto Innovators ETF and Hydrogen ETF.


What are the odds of picking a winner?

How picking the Melbourne Cup winner compares to choosing an active fund manager.