Latest posts

featured - 8 principles to invest by

8 tips to get your portfolio on track today

by Doug Morris | Jun 23rd 2017

Getting your investment portfolio on the right track today creates an outsized impact on the gains you’ll realise in the future.

featured - eggs

Does your investment portfolio match your appetite for risk?

by David Olsen | Jun 14th 2017

Australian investors are risk averse, yet tend not to be well diversified, align your portfolio to your risk appetite with Sharesight’s Diversity Report.

featured - pendulum balls

Manage those pesky corporate actions before EOFY

by Angela Thompson | Jun 8th 2017

There's still time to catch-up on corporate action “portfolio admin” and make proactive investing & tax decisions before EOFY.

featured - coins - chess

Tax loss selling made easy

by Andrew Bird | Jun 6th 2017

Lower your capital gain tax obligations by taking advantage of tax loss selling (tax harvesting) — Sharesight's Unrealised CGT Report makes it easy.

featured - money - aud

3 ways to save money this EOFY

by Angela Thompson | Jun 2nd 2017

With the Australian end of financial year (EOFY) fast approaching, now is the time to get your portfolio-related tax affairs in order.

featured - laptop spreadsheet 2

Ode to the spreadsheet

by Doug Morris | May 31st 2017

It's truly amazing how much time people will spend tinkering away on an Excel spreadsheet, even though there are better solutions. We're guilty of it too.

featured - Emily Grunberg

Why I use Sharesight to track my portfolio

by Emily Grunberg | May 15th 2017

Sharesight Analytical Marketing Manager Emily Grunberg explains why she doesn't rely on her broker for her investment portfolio performance.

featured - House Jenga

How using Super to buy a house robs your future self

by Doug Morris | Apr 26th 2017

The proposal to let young Australians divert money from superannuation to buy their first home is a terrible idea that suffers from short-term thinking.

featured - Angels and Demons

Vice or virtue - what's the better investment?

by Doug Morris | Apr 13th 2017

Thematic investing is a useful tactic, but it’s wise to know what you’re actually buying and at what price. What are the better investments: vices or virtues?

featured - 2017 stock picking competition - April update

2017 stock picking competition - April update

by Doug Morris | Apr 12th 2017

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

featured - Harvey Norman

Is the Harvey Norman short finally paying off?

by Doug Morris | Apr 6th 2017

No Harvey No! In what's been a frustrating and expensive mistake, the Harvey Norman short is finally drawing blood. Here's the proof.

featured - Clendon family

My investing journey

by Ben Clendon | Mar 28th 2017

Sharesight Senior Project Manager Ben Clendon shares his experience of starting an investment portfolio – from picking shares to tracking performance and tax.