A review of the online investing platform Tiger Brokers and whether it’s a viable option for those looking to expand their investment portfolio internationally.
BearTax can help keep track of your crypto transactions for tax purposes, and ease the headache of record-keeping in preparation for tax time.
An Interview with the Chief Marketing Officer of Sharesight to discuss and how investors can use it for portfolio tracking, administration, and tax accounting
Pearler Review; a complete review of the Pearler investment platform from an experienced and long term investor on the path to Financial Independence.
Vanguard Australia is a leading ETFs provider in Australia, with over 50 ETFs. So what is the best Vanguard ETF Australia?
Barefoot investor index funds review from an experienced and long term investor on the path to independence. Click to discover the barefoot investor shares.
This eBusiness Institute review considers whether the eBusiness Institute courses are good value for money and the various courses offered.
Everything you need to know about investing in gold in Australia from an experienced and long term investor on the path to financial independence.
What are the options when it comes to investing for kids? What are the tax implications and what is the best way to teach kids about investing?
Learn how debt recycling can help you pay off your mortgage, build investments and reduce your tax bill all at once.
I chat to Dave Olsen from Sharesight about the portfolio tracking software and some exciting new functionality that is in the works.
BetaShares Diversified All Growth ETF (ASX:DHHF) Review from an experienced and long term investor on the path to Financial Independence.
Stockspot review from an experienced and long term investor on the path to Financial Independence. Is this Robo advisor safe to trust with your money?
Is the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets Shares ETF one of the best ETFs in Australia? This VGE review covers whether I’ll include this ETF in my portfolio.
Coinspot review: cryptocurrency exchange analysis from an experienced and long term investor on the path to Financial Independence.
Complete review of Plenti P2P lending from a long-term investor. Find out if this Peer to Peer lending platform is right for you.
HostPlus Super review from an experienced investor. Click to see if HostPlus superannuation is the best super fund for 2022.
The Australian United Investment Company (ASX:AUI) is an Australian Listed Investment Company (LIC) founded in 1953 with a strong dividend growth focus.
A commercial property investment in Australia can be great for an established portfolio, but there are a number of unique risks and factors to consider prior.
Complete review of Vanguard Diversified High Growth Index (ASX:VDHG) ETF from a long term index fund investor on the path to Financial Independence.
Barefoot Investor Superannuation – Everything you need to know about the barefoot investors Superannuation fund recommendations
Vanguard Australian High Yield ETF (ASX:VHY) is an Exchange Traded Fund that is run by Vanguard Australia. It is a fund that focuses on returning a high dividend to its shareholders by owning a selection of established companies known for producing higher than usual dividends.
Review of Whitefield (ASX:WHF) Listed Investment Company from an experienced and long term investor on the path to financial Independence
Washington H. Soul Pattinson is an actively managed Investment Conglomerate that can be traded on the Australian Stock Exchange, and are one of the oldest Australian companies around having been first listed on the Sydney Stock Exchange in 1903. WHSP first started as a pharmacy, and have grown into a diversified investment company that has a strong focus on increasing dividend payments to shareholders
Review of Vanguard International Shares MSCI Index ASX:VGS Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) from an experienced and long term investor on the path to Financial Independence
Superhero trading review from an experienced and long term investor. Can you trust this new ultra low cost broker with your share portfolio?
eToro fees and platform review from an experienced and long term investor. Do they really offer brokerage free share trading?
CMC markets lets you trade shares in both Australian Domestic and International markets with competitive brokerage rates – starting at $11 or .10% for their classic account, and $9.90 or 0.075% for their premium subscription, with $0 brokerage on international shares
IG markets share trading platform review. Are the trades legit? Detailed review from an experienced and long term investor.
What is a stock broker? A stock broker is a third party that allows you to trade with other investors on the stock market. Check out some of Australia’s best.
Microinvesting apps let you invest with as little as a couple of dollars. Complete Microinvesting review from an experienced investor.
Vanguard offers a diverse range of index fund Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) financial products across a broad range of asset classes and individual markets
Complete SelfWealth review from a long-term investor. Find out if this low-cost broker is right for you, and whether you can trust them with your account
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and other exchange-traded products have been growing rapidly around the globe. Since the first ETF launched in Australia in 2001, the industry has grown approximately 45% on average year on year!
Click for Betashares ASX A200 ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) review from a personal finance expert and long term index investor.
Franked dividend yield versus capital growth investing – the Thornhill and Boglehead strategies for Australian investors
BKI is an Australian Listed Investment Company who’s strategy is to invest in a diversified portfolio of around 50 Australian shares, trusts and interest bearing securities. Read the full review
Click here to find out how to invest 20K in Australia from a personal finance expert and long term investor.
Click here to learn How to buy Vanguard ETFs in Australia
Hemp stocks are gaining attention as medicinal and recreational marijuana hits headlines. So should you be investing in hemp in Australia?
A stock or share is part ownership in a company. Suppose you start your own company. You own 100% of it. You start a company with a business partner. You own 50% of it. You buy a bunch of shares in Commonwealth Bank. You own something like 0.0001% of it, and although you probably won’t get much say about how the company is managed you are entitled to a cut of the profit!
The franking credit system was established to prevent a double whammy of taxation for shareholders; if a company has paid tax on its profits at the corporate rate of 30% (27.5% for small business), it doesn’t seem fair that the government gets to ‘double dip’ and then charge income tax to the shareholders once it gets distributed as dividends to them.
So once you have decided on your strategy to reach FI, figured out which stocks and ETF funds to buy and then gone out and bought your stock, how do you manage your portfolio?
Review of Vanguard Total world ex US (ASX:VEU) ETF from a long term index fund investor on the path to Financial Independence.
Review of Vanguard Total Australian Market (ASX:VAS) ETF from a long term index fund investor on the path to Financial Independence.
Milton Investment Corporation limited (ASX:MLT) is an Australian Listed Investment Company that’s been around since 1938
Argo investments is an old school Australian Listed Investment Company with super low management fees, a long term focus, and increasing dividends
Click to read the Australian Foundation Investment Company (ASX:AFI) LIC review from an experienced and long term investor.
Click to read the Blackrock iShares USA S&P 500 (ASX:IVV) ETF review by a personal finance expert and long term investor.
Review of Vanguard Total US Market (ASX:VTS) ETF from a long term index fund investor on the path to Financial Independence.
t’s important that in your pursuit of Financial Independence, you set goals, decide on an investment strategy and then keep yourself accountable to both.
ETF stock market Index funds are a type of investment product that allow an investor to align their portfolios performance to a certain part of the market; rather than trying to ‘beat’ the stock market, you ARE the stock market.