Author: Sarah King

Sarah is a FASEA qualified Investment Adviser. She has over 16 years experience in the financial services sector. She has spent most of her career working in financial advisory, operations and administrative roles. She holds a B.Business/BA International Studies from UTS, Sydney and Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from Kaplan. She is driven to improve the financial literacy of all Australians and to empower both women and men to challenge the status quo and make good financial choices.

Finance, SMSF

Starting an SMSF pension from your Stockspot SMSF account

Learn about the role of Stockspot in managing your SMSF pension draw downs, the responsibilities of your administrator/ accountant and your role as an SMSF trustee, in the lead up to and during your pension years.

Investing

Is a high interest savings account worth it?

Placing your money in a savings account may seem attractive as interest rates rise, however, is this the best strategy to build your wealth over the long-term?

Investing

Tax time 2023: Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know to lodge your Stockspot tax this year.

Investing

Dollar-cost average or go all in?

Everything you need to know about dollar-cost average investing versus lump sum investing. How does it work? Overview and examples.

Investing, Life

How can I help my parents manage their money?

Investing and managing finances for parents can be complex and overwhelming, especially for older adults who may be dealing with their parents’ health or mobility issues.

Investing

What is Stockspot Savings?

Stockspot Savings is a different way to save. You can access a higher return through a cash ETF rather than leaving your savings in a bank account.

Finance

Why is financial advice important?

Getting the right financial advice is important for people of all ages, and maximises investment outcomes.

Investing, Life

Why goal setting works better in February

February, not January, is a good time to map your financial goals. Here are my tips tips on setting good investing habits for 2022.

Investing, Life

The most common questions we get asked from not-so-ready investors

We’ve answered the most common questions we get asked about investing for kids.

Investing, Life

Investing for Kids – Top FAQs

To help you start investing for your kids we’ve covered the most common questions we get asked.

Finance, Investing

The cost of moving to cash

Is moving to cash your best move after a large share market fall? We look at some of the long term risks you might not have considered.

Life

17 money saving tips that take no effort

The best money saving tips are always the ones that take no effort to integrate in to your life.

Investing

Top Stockspot Client FAQs

Here are the top FAQs we get from clients who start investing with us.

Investing

Women and investing

A dream for many women is to be financially independent. We share some investing tips to help empower women financially.

Life

How to handle money and relationships

When it comes to your relationships, it’s never all about the money – until it is. Here’s how to handle some common tricky situations.

Investing

5 steps to investing checklist

Here’s our checklist of the top 5 things to consider to help you start investing.

Finance, Investing, Life

Before you start investing

If you don’t have the money to invest just yet, here’s some helpful hints to get started.

Life

Five Money Lessons I’ll Teach My Nieces

How is it so many girls in Australia grow up unaware of what it means to be financially independent?