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 is ethical investing?

Ethical investing aims to achieve long term wealth creation by investing in companies that demonstrate positive environmental and social impact.


Ethical investing without sacrificing returns

Ethical and sustainable investing decisions can lead to good financial performance over the long term without having to compromise returns.


Inside Stockspot’s Sustainable Portfolios

An overview of Stockspot’s Sustainable Portfolios and a deep dive into which ethical companies are inside.


How Stockspot built the Sustainable Portfolios?

The screening process to find ethical and socially responsible investments to make up a diversified portfolio.


Market corrections can present the best opportunity to invest

Share market corrections can give you an opportunity to boost your future returns.


ETF investors are the big winners from a fee war

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

2020 ETF Research Report, Investing

2020 ETF Report highlights: 10 ETF trends

Highlights from our 2020 ETF Report including the most popular ETFs, and popular ETF trends.

2020 ETF Research Report

Best performing ETFs for 2020

The top 5 ETF performers that had the best returns over the past year in 2020.

2020 ETF Research Report

Worst performing ETFs for 2020

The bottom 5 ETF performers that had the worst returns over the past year in 2020.

2020 ETF Research Report

Most Popular ETFs of 2020

Most popular ETFs of 2020 by examining the largest increases in size and flows over the past year.

2020 ETF Research Report

Best ETFs to buy and hold

What are the best exchange traded funds (ETFs) to buy and hold to help you grow your wealth over the long term.

2020 ETF Research Report

The growth of sustainable ETFs in 2020

The best sustainable and ethical ETFs on the ASX. We look at the growth and popularity of sustainable investing in Australia.

2020 ETF Research Report

Should I Buy Hedged or Unhedged ETFs in 2020?

Comparison between hedged and unhedged ETFs and how foreign currencies against the Australian dollar can affect ETF returns in 2020.

ETF info
2020 ETF Research Report

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

A summary of trends and growth in each ETF issuer. We examine how Vanguard, Blackrock, Betashares and other ETF providers have performed in 2020.


What are the best Gold ETFs?

How to invest in gold using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best gold ETFs of 2020.

Women Investing

How Stockspot Savings Works

A guide into using a high interest cash ETF to receive monthly income.


What are the best Australian Bond ETFs?

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


The best ETFs for volatile markets

How ETFs can help diversify your portfolio and protect against share market volatility.


How Stockspot keeps your money safe

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


Popular investment themes of 2020

Understanding where other Aussies are investing can shed some light on which segments of the market are popular.


LIC investors gave up $1.6 billion in 2019

LICs have come under the spotlight for their poor performance and conflicted fees. We review LIC returns compared to ETFs in 2019.


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

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


Should you buy when markets are high?

We look at how you would have done in the past by investing at market all-time highs.


What are the odds of picking a winner?

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


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

An overview of investment bonds and how their returns compare to investing in an ETF portfolio.


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, Investing

Best performing super funds in Australia

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


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, Reports

Benefits of investing overseas with global ETFs

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

News, Reports

Stockspot 2019 ETF Research

Our fifth annual Australian ETF Research Report is now live!