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Finance, Investing

How much super should I have? The million dollar question

Super balances can vastly differ from person to person, even those at similar points in their age and career. But why? There are a number of factors that affect superannuation balances, we explore how and why two people can have vastly different super balances and the ‘benchmark’ figure for your age.

Finance, Investing

What is a super retirement bonus?

Super retirement bonuses are a cash ‘bonus’ paid by some superannuation firms when a member transitions from accumulation to retirement phase. What does a bonus entail? What should you be aware of? And is it wise to invest in a fund offering a retirement bonus?

Investing, Reports

Stockspot Performance Update: March 2024

The Stockspot Model Portfolios returned 8.8% to 14.5% after fees over the 12 months to 31 March 2024.

Investing, Reports

Stockspot Sustainable Portfolios: March 2024 Update

Over the 12 months to 31 March 2024, the Stockspot Sustainable Portfolios have delivered returns of 12.2% to 19.5%.


Top 5 reasons for portfolio diversification

Our top 5 tips on why you should diversify your investment portfolio.


What are the best technology ETFs 2024?

How to invest in technology using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best tech ETFs on the ASX for 2024.


What are the best ASX property and real estate ETFs?

How to invest in property using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best ETFs that hold real estate.


What are the best Gold ETFs?

How to invest in gold using an exchange traded fund (ETF). We compare the best gold ETFs of 2024.


What are the best Australian high dividend ETFs of 2024?

We road test 6 of Australia’s best high dividend ETFs, comparing them across 5 factors to reveal our top pick.

Finance, Investing, Life

Should you invest in property or shares?

Property and shares are the two most common ways of building wealth in Australia. Find out which one is better for you.

Finance, Investing, Life

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest?

It won’t come as a surprise that rising interest rates have put immense pressure on households around the country. According to research by Roy Morgan, 30.3% of Australian mortgage holders are now under ‘mortgage stress’.

Finance, Investing

The most important consideration before buying an investment property

Before buying an investment property, there’s a lot to think about. The first thing many investors do is use an investment property calculator to work out their budget, forecasted return or yield; but, are you overlooking the most important consideration?

Investing, Life

What are the best investing apps for kids?

Investing for kids is an investment in their future. It teaches them valuable skills that will serve them well throughout their lives and empowers them to take control of their financial future.

Global Share ETFs, Investing

Emerging Markets IEM – Questions we get asked

Stockspot balances client portfolios to include a range of different international share ETFs, this includes emerging markets alongside developed market ETFs, for long term returns.


What are the best crypto and bitcoin ETFs in 2024?

How to invest in cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, using an exchange traded fund (ETF) on the ASX.


Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Bitcoin? 6 Key Considerations

Conversations surrounding Bitcoin seem to arise in synchronicity with market price surges. Chris explores when (if ever) is it the right time to invest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Finance, Investing

Stockspot Performance Update: December 2023

The Stockspot Model Portfolios all delivered positive returns in 2023. The portfolios returned 8.6% to 11.8% after fees.

Finance, Investing

How to reinvest dividends

Reinvesting dividends is a proven and simple way to grow your wealth and portfolio. Stockspot breaks down the important things you need to know when reinvesting your dividends.