In this edition of ‘meet the team’, we speak with our office fitness freak, plane geek, foodie and marketing guru (aka Larry).
Sydney FC players will be trained on how to better manage their money and protect themselves from investment cons with the help of Stockspot.
As with all Australians, being financially savvy is becoming increasingly important for professional athletes. Professional playing careers are typically quite short compared to other jobs, so athletes need to be smart about securing their financial future after sport.
Over the coming months we will be running a series of workshops with the players on topics such as personal finance, cash-flow management, budgeting, superannuation and investing.
One of the benefits with investing in the Stockspot portfolios is that they provide diversification not only across asset classes, but also across industry sectors and geographical regions. The exchange traded funds (ETFs) chosen to make up the Stockspot portfolios provide clients with access to a large diverse range of stocks and bonds from around the world in a cost effective manner, including well known businesses like Apple, Google, Woolworths and Westfield.
May was an exciting month for Stockspot. We were named Asias top financial technology startup of 2014 at the Next Bank Asia conference in Singapore.
Given the quality of early stage fin tech businesses in the region, this was a great honour and gives us further confidence that there is a market for our smart, low-fee investment advice in both Australia and Asia more broadly.