Comparing Raiz vs Spaceship Voyager

Micro-investing and spare change round-up apps are getting more popular in Australia. In this article we compare two of the most popular – RAIZ and [...]

POSTED ON January 8, 2020
Your guide to online share brokers in Australia

The rise of online share trading platforms has democratised trading by making it more accessible to “regular” people. You don’t need to visit and hire [...]

POSTED ON August 23, 2019
Your guide to margin loans

When you think about borrowing money in order to invest it, the first thing you’ll probably imagine is an investment home loan. You borrow a [...]

POSTED ON August 21, 2019
Billion-dollar bank compo bonanza

Which banks are paying compensation to investors? Banks and financial institutions will pay about one billion dollars in total compensation to investors and customers for [...]

POSTED ON August 7, 2019
CommSec Pocket lets you invest with just $50

Commonwealth Bank’s online brokerage, CommSec, has launched a new mobile phone app called CommSec Pocket. CommSec Pocket is aimed at savers who perhaps have not [...]

POSTED ON July 24, 2019
Do I need a financial adviser?

You might like trading in shares, comparing returns on managed funds, looking at interest rates on term deposits and researching property deals yourself. You love [...]

POSTED ON May 28, 2019
ASIC awards scam prizes

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission has launched "Pie in the Sky" awards for the scams of the year. The top prize for 2002 goes [...]

POSTED ON April 3, 2019
What is Online Share Trading?

Online share trading is simply buying and selling stocks (or shares) in a company over the internet. Because online trading is often cheaper and more [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2017
What is a Margin Loan?

A margin loan is a way for sophisticated investors to grow their portfolio by borrowing money from a financial institution. What is a margin loan? [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2017
Retirement savings: How to invest for your future

Retirement doesn’t come cheap. If you’re hoping to maintain a comfortable standard of living long after ceasing work, it’s worth looking into investment options beyond [...]

POSTED ON May 9, 2017
5 things to consider when choosing shares

Whether you’re looking for an income now, growth for the future, or a combination of both, you need to select the shares that are going [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016
Key terms you should know about margin loans

Lack of access to funds can be a major problem for investors, and many turn to margin loans to increase their investment capacity. While these [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2016