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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.