• Sorting Out My Superannuation

    I’ve been meaning to sort out my superannuation for aaaaages. Just one thing stopped me: information overload. Each time I attempted to do something about it, I found my eyes watering from all the paragraphs and numbers I had to trawl through. As with many things financial, the industry likes to overcomplicate things. I’m gonna do my best to break it down for y’all.

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  • WTF are ETFs?

    The question I should have answered before I chucked $4,000 into these things. Oh well. ETFs are Exchange Traded Funds, which doesn’t really mean anything so lemme break it down: when you invest in an ETF, you’re actually investing in a crapload of stocks/shares (same difference). Sharesies says it’s like buying a basket of fruit instead of just one type. Guess that’s as simple as it gets. Buying stocks is like buying groceries, y’all. 💁🏻

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  • My Money Story: Chris Brycki, CEO of Stockspot

    Second interviewee, woo! Chris is the CEO of Stockspot, an online investment advice service. He has over 21 years of investment experience (say what! 😱) and spent most of his career as a Portfolio Manager at UBS. He’s written some seriously good articles on investing on the Stockspot blog, my current favourites being these ones: 💵 The different roles shares, bonds and gold play in your portfolio 💵 When is a good time to invest?

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