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.
Stockspot Sustainable Portfolios: December 2021 Update
Stockspot Sustainable Portfolio performance update and insights for sustainable investing in 2022.
What are the best Gold ETFs?
How to invest in gold using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best gold ETFs of 2022.
What are the best Australian Bond ETFs?
We’ll show you why and what we look out for when selecting a bond ETF.
What you need to know when considering investment bonds (insurance bonds)
We explain children’s investment bonds including how they work and compare them to other investments for kids including ETFs.
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?
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.
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.
Stockspot Performance Update: September 2021
The Stockspot Model Portfolios returned between 5.5% to 15.6% after fees over the last year and have protected against the recent market dip.
Best performing super funds in Australia
We compare the best performing super funds in Australia in 2021 – and the worst.
How to invest for a high dividend yield
With interest rates at all-time lows, investing for dividend yields is becoming more popular. We discuss how you can earn dividends without taking too much risk.
What is ethical investing?
Ethical investing means being invested in companies that demonstrate positive environmental and social impact.
Inside Stockspot’s Sustainable Portfolios
An overview of Stockspot’s Sustainable Portfolios and a deep dive into which ethical companies are inside.
ETF Performance Tables – Ethical ETFs
Summary of all ASX Ethical ETFs by Performance and Returns.
Investing your savings doesn’t need to be daunting
Many people think investing is risky and time consuming. Here’s why it’s not and how to start today.
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.
Are ethical ETFs really that ethical?
Why ethical investing continues to grow and the motives behind it.
How Stockspot built the Sustainable Portfolios
Our screening process to find the best ethical and socially responsible investments to make up a diversified portfolio.
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 2021 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 create this report.
2021 ETF Report: 10 key ETF trends in Australia
If you only remember 10 things from Stockspot’s 2021 ETF Report, these are it.
Best Performing ETFs Australia 2021
These ETFs were the best performing ETFs in Australia in 2021.
Worst Performing ETFs Australia 2021
We’ve analysed the ETFs that produced disappointing results in 2021.
Most Popular ETFs
Most popular ETFs by examining the largest increases in size and flows over the past year.
Which ETF issuer is best? Vanguard, Blackrock, BetaShares or others?
We analyse the performance of Vanguard, Blackrock, BetaShares and other ETF providers in 2021.
The best sustainable ETFs in 2021
The best sustainable and ethical ETFs on the ASX. We look at the growth and popularity of sustainable investing in Australia.
What are the most popular investment themes?
A portfolio diversified across assets, countries & sectors will, in the long run, give the best risk-adjusted returns.
What is factor investing and should you do it?
Factor investing is a type of smart beta investing. It’s based on choosing specific investment features that influence performance.