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How excessive percentage-based fees can warp risk and return

by Doug Morris | Mar 23rd 2017

Just as ETFs have challenged the value of active fund managers, fintech innovators are attacking the value proposition of high-cost platforms.

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Corporate actions and your investment performance

by Doug Morris | Mar 20th 2017

When a tricky a corporate action such as a spin off or takeover occurs, it’s important to fill the data gaps left by your broker and share registry.

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3 reasons why dividend tracking is crucial

by Doug Morris | Mar 15th 2017

The importance of properly tracking the cash you receive from share investments, the tax implications, and the impact of dividend reinvesting.

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Questions to ask before investing in Spaceship

by Doug Morris | Mar 14th 2017

A detailed breakdown of the Spaceship super fund (including performance returns thus far), and the questions to ask before moving your super over on launch day.

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Cate Blanchett, queen of 100% investment returns?

by Doug Morris | Mar 9th 2017

When she flipped her $10M Sydney mansion for $19.8M, Cate Blanchett was heralded as a real estate genius. As it turns out, those figures are a Hollywood act.

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2017 stock picking competition — February update

by Doug Morris | Feb 23rd 2017

Track the February update of our 2017 stock picking competition and see who's in the lead so far: Sharesight customers, Livewire readers, or the Fund Managers.

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Investment research unbundled

by Doug Morris | Jan 23rd 2017

Unbiased and accessible investment research is a crucial part of the unbundled investing movement. is a great example of a fintech doing it right.

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2017 stock picking competition — survey results

by Doug Morris | Jan 18th 2017

The results of our 2017 stock picking competition are in -- here's how Aussie and Kiwi Sharesight customers feel about the year ahead.

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Announcing the Contribution Analysis Report

by Doug Morris | Jan 10th 2017

The Contribution Analysis Report explains the drivers behind your portfolio’s performance by clearly identifying significant outperformers and underperformers.

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Australia's Top Fund Manager Picks for 2017

by Angela Thompson | Jan 10th 2017

Learn Australia's top fund manager picks for 2017, including their views on the outlook for the ASX200, Big Caps vs Small Caps and their #1 stock pick.

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Livewire Live portfolio – December 2016 update

by Doug Morris | Jan 9th 2017

See how the Livewire Live portfolio is tracking in our latest performance update of top fund managers' stock picks from Livewire Live.

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A broken chain of investment providers

by Doug Morris | Dec 15th 2016

A heavy administrative burden falls on investors with crucial information spread across brokers, registrars, investment platforms, wraps and even spreadsheets.