Sharesight lunch and learn session at Morningstar investor conference
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Morningstar's 2022 Individual Investor Conference: Key takeaways

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Oct 26th 2022

We highlight some takeaways from Morningstar's 2022 Conference for Individual Investors, where investors had the opportunity to hear from industry experts.

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Active vs. passive investing

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Oct 19th 2022

What are the differences between active and passive investing, and does one offer a higher guarantee of success than the other? Keep reading to learn more.

ETFs vs. stocks
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ETFs vs. stocks

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Oct 13th 2022

Stocks and ETFs can both be a valuable addition to an investor’s portfolio, however it’s important to understand the pros and cons of these two asset types.

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Top brokers Aussies use to invest in stocks and ETFs

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Sep 30th 2022

We take a look at the most popular brokers among Sharesight users in FY21/22, focusing on investments in stocks and ETFs.

What is impact investing
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What is impact investing?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Sep 19th 2022

Impact investing is an increasingly popular trend that allows investors to make a positive social and environmental impact through their investments.

Aussie investors top brokers and countries for international trades
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Top countries and brokers Aussies use to invest in global markets

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 31st 2022

Looking at data from our userbase, we delve into Aussie investors' favourite global markets and stocks, plus the brokers they use for international trades.

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How to navigate market volatility with Sharesight and Stockfox

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 23rd 2022

Learn how to navigate volatile markets by connecting Sharesight's portfolio tracker with share market advice app, Stockfox.

Creating a balanced share portfolio
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How to create a balanced share portfolio

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 15th 2022

A balanced investment portfolio strikes a balance between risk and return. Keep reading to learn how to balance your portfolio, plus some of the benefits.

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Market corrections: Tracking your portfolio when stocks are down

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 10th 2022

We look at the impact of the 2022 market correction on Australian investors' assets, using data from our partner Otivo, as well as from Sharesight's userbase.

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Volatile markets: 3 mistakes investors should avoid

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Jul 29th 2022

Volatile markets may make investors nervous, but they can also create lucrative opportunities for savvy investors, provided they avoid a few common pitfalls.

Calculating capital gains tax on shares in NZ
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Calculating taxable gains on share trading in New Zealand

by David Olsen | Jul 26th 2022

While no general capital gains tax applies in New Zealand, a tax on gains made may apply to NZ investors who trade in equity or foreign debt investments.

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The pros and cons of dividend reinvestment plans

by Sam Hando | Jul 25th 2022

To DRP, or not to DRP: that is the question. Find out the various pros and cons of partaking in dividend reinvestment plans (also known as DRPs or DRIPs).

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How to calculate portfolio turnover

by Prashant Mohan | Jul 14th 2022

By calculating the portfolio turnover ratio for your investments, you can get insight into your investment strategy and the profitability of your portfolio.

Capital gains tax (CGT) calculator Sharesight
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Capital gains tax (CGT) calculator for Australian investors

by Angela Thompson | Jun 30th 2022

Sharesight's Australian capital gains tax calculator is the easiest way to calculate the CGT on your investment portfolio for the current tax year.

Mutual funds vs. ETFs in the USA - what's the difference?
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Mutual funds vs. ETFs in the US

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Jun 16th 2022

In this blog we explore the differences between mutual funds and ETFs, and what you need to look out for if you’re a US investor.

Record-keeping requirements for Australian investors
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Record-keeping requirements for Australian investors

by Angela Thompson | Jun 15th 2022

Find out which records the ATO requires Australian investors to keep, and how to stay on top of your investment portfolio tax record-keeping with Sharesight.

What is a Mutual Fund & How do they work
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What is a mutual fund?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | May 27th 2022

Mutual funds can be a low-maintenance investment with potential for high returns. To learn more about the pros and cons of this investment type, keep reading.

Tax loss selling for Australian investors
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Tax loss selling for Australian investors

by Angela Thompson | May 24th 2022

A tax loss selling (tax loss harvesting) strategy can offset some of the capital gains you incurred during the year. Shareight's Unrealised CGT report can help.