Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki book review by a long term investor who has reached financial independence. How does it stand up 25 years later?
CMC markets lets you trade shares in both Australian Domestic and International markets with competitive brokerage rates. Here’s my detailed review.
Superhero review from an experienced and long term investor. Can you trust this ultra low cost broker with your share portfolio? Read on..
Commsec Pocket review from an experienced and long term ETF investor. Is this Microinvesting platform from Commonwealth Bank worth your time?
Complete Commsec review from a long-term investor and customer. Is Australia’s most trusted share trading brokerage platform right for you?
What is Roboadvice and should you use it for financial advice and investing? Here I discuss the benefits and some of the popular roboadvisors in Australia.
Take a deep dive into InvestSMART, an Aussie investment provider that is leading the way in hands-off, low-fee investments. Here’s my full InvestSmart review.
ANZ Smart Choice Super is a retail super fund based in Australia. Here’s my ANZ Smart Choice Super review to help you decide if it’s the right choice for you.
BrickX allows people to invest in a property and receive income from rent without owning that property. Read on as I explain further..
Navexa is an investment analytics and tracking platform to track shares, crypto & managed funds. What are the pros & cons and how does it compare to Sharesight?
Vision Super is an award-winning, Australian-based public-sector super fund, open for anyone to join. Read the following review, for plenty to think about.
What are CHESS Sponsored Shares vs Non CHESS sponsored shares? Is one better than the other? Is CHESS sponsorship safer? Read on as I explain.
Estate planning is vital if you want to ensure your legacy and make life easier for loved ones. So what’s in Captain Fi’s estate plan folder?
Stockopedia offers an investing research solution for stock market investors. So, what are the features, pros and cons? Here’s my full Stockopedia review..
How to buy and renovate websites for passive income – This is designed to help you quickly learn what’s needed for success in website business and investing
Bob Anderson’s Property Mastermind promises to equip aspiring real estate investors – but is it too good to be true? Find out in my property mastermind review
A review of ART Super; an Aussie super fund formed through a merger between QSuper and Sunsuper. Learn about investment options, fees, insurance & performance.
This eBusiness Institute review considers whether the eBusiness Institute courses are good value for money and the various courses offered.
REST is Australia’s 3rd biggest super fund by membership. Started for the benefit of retail workers, it’s now open for anyone. Here’s my REST super review.
Barefoot investor index funds review from an experienced and long term investor on the path to independence. Click to discover the barefoot investor shares.
UniSuper is an award-winning super fund which is also one of Australia’s largest. Read this UniSuper review to see what they can offer and how they measure up.
Captain FI’s residential joint venture property development investment – what it takes to finance and manage a subdivision and build on a small development
Dividends vs Capital gains (Thornhill vs Boglehead) investing strategies explained. Is one better than the other? Let’s look at each strategy in detail..
Full Stake review from a long term investor who has reached financial independence. Learn about Stake fees, Stake Black and if Stake is legit.
Financial Independence gives you the choice to direct your time and energy into the things that you truly value, rather than the things that you don’t.
Australian Super is Australia’s biggest super fund. Here’s my Australian Super review to help you decide if it’s the right super fund for you.
Asset allocations can be a source of self doubt and something any investor can change their mind on. Let’s look at asset types & my strategic asset allocation.
MLC is a stalwart of Australian superannuation funds. Read this MLC superannuation review to help weigh up if their offerings are right for you.
VDHG ETF review; A complete review of Vanguard Diversified High Growth Index ETF (ASX:VDHG) from a long term index fund investor. Read on..
Have you wondered how to start investing in Australia? Yes, there are heaps of options, but don’t let that put you off. Here are some investment options.
Learn how debt recycling can help you pay off your mortgage, build investments and reduce your tax bill all at once. Read on as I explain further..
Investing in index funds in Australia is a simple and easy way to get your dollar employees working for you. So what is an index fund? Why are they so popular?
Sharesies is a popular NZ-based investing platform. Learn about features, regulatory & ownership structure, and investment options in my full Sharesies review.
Proppie makes it easier for people to get into the property market sooner and facilitates shared property ownership. Read my full Proppie review..
A comprehensive Pearler Micro review from an experienced and long-term investor. Is Pearler Micro the best way to start your investing?
Getting exposure to international markets doesn’t have to be difficult. By choosing ETFs, buying international shares from Australia can be easy!
Here are the top 10 benefits of financial independence and why I have been so passionate about the whole FIRE movement. Read on..
Does Barefoot Investor work? My Barefoot Investor review covers his steps to reach financial independence and explains how this book changed my life.
There can be downsides to pursuing financial independence. While there are many huge benefits, I have described 10 drawbacks of the FIRE movement here..
Because who doesn’t love a good Q & A, right? I have invited Kurt and the team from Pearler to come and have a chat about the platform, and where it’s headed.
Stake is an online share trading platform where you can buy US stocks with $0 brokerage. This is my interview with Russel from Stake.
Read on for the Australian Foundation Investment Company review (ASX:AFI) – Australia’s largest LIC, from an experienced and long term investor.
CoinLedger is software for calculating tax liability for cryptocurrency in 16 countries. Most of the features are free but you must pay for a tax report.
Not all debt is bad, so it’s important to know the difference between good debt and bad debt. Read on as we unpack how to use debt to get richer!
A thorough review of cryptocurrency tax platform TaxBit including how it works, pricing, pros and cons and FAQs. Read on for the full Taxbit review..
Part of retirement planning is working out your safe withdrawal rate from your investment portfolio. So how much can you actually withdraw and how does it work?
The debate: whether to invest in shares vs property is one that rages on in the FIRE community. Your asset of choice depends on the kind of investor you are.
Pearler Review; a complete review of the Pearler investment platform from an experienced and long term investor on the path to Financial Independence.
Complete SelfWealth review from a long-term investor who has reached financial independence. Find out if this low-cost broker is right for you.
Barefoot Investor Super – Everything you need to know about the barefoot investors Superannuation fund recommendations to save you thousands
Betashares ASX A200 ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) review from a long term index investor who has reached Financial Independence. Is A200 right for you?
You can reach financial independence through property investing but you need to be smart about it. Let’s take a look at this asset class for building wealth.
VTS Review – Vanguard Total US Market (ASX:VTS) ETF from a long term investor who has reached Financial Independence. Do you have US exposure?
HostPlus Super review from an experienced investor. Click to see if HostPlus superannuation is still one of the best super fund for 2022.
A detailed review of the 10 best worldwide FIRE blogs, including information about the authors and the content that they publish.
While many aspire to FIRE, and financial freedom, following the top 10 FIRE blogs in Australia can help with tips and tricks to get you there faster.
The FAT FIRE movement has caught the attention of many in the workforce, with the idea of reaching FI to RE. So what is FAT FIRE and how do you achieve it?
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
Vanguard Australia is a leading ETFs provider in Australia, with over 50 ETFs. So what is the best Vanguard ETF Australia?
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?
The Blackrock iShares Core S&P ASX200 (ASX:IOZ) is an Exchange Traded Fund that gives investors exposure to the the top 200 Australian Shares by market capital and liquidity, according to the Standards and Poors ASX200 index
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.
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.
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
eToro fees and investment platform review from an experienced and long term investor. Do they really offer brokerage free share trading?
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
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!
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?
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 Blackrock iShares USA S&P 500 (ASX:IVV) ETF review by a personal finance expert and long term investor.
Captain FI’s Investing Strategy: My Strategic Asset Allocation, financial goals, strategies and how I plan to keep myself accountable with investing
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.