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What is dividend yield
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What is dividend yield?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Apr 16th 2021

To learn more about dividend yields, the pros and cons of dividend investing and why Sharesight is the ultimate dividend tracking tool, keep reading.

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What is a dividend?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Apr 12th 2021

This blog explains the different types of dividends, the pros and cons, the tax implications and how Sharesight helps investors keep track of their dividends.

What is a franked dividend
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What is a franked dividend?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Apr 12th 2021

This blog will explain how franked dividends work, the tax implications they have for investors, and how Sharesight can help investors track dividends.

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4 ways Sharesight is better than Google Finance

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Apr 8th 2021

Looking for a Google Finance alternative? Sharesight provides annualised performance, automatic dividends, currency impacts and advanced portfolio reporting.

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How your broker’s performance numbers mislead you

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Mar 25th 2021

This post will explain why your broker’s performance numbers are misleading, and how Sharesight provides investors with the true picture of their returns.

Dividend harvesting - dividend capture
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What is dividend harvesting (dividend capture)?

by Andrew Starke | Mar 15th 2021

The theory behind dividend harvesting strategies is to buy shares in companies just before they pay dividends and sell them soon after. Read this to learn more.

Why SMSF trustees should track dividends
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4 reasons SMSF trustees should be tracking dividends

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Mar 7th 2021

This blog explains why SMSF trustees need to track dividends, and how using Sharesight can help save SMSF trustees time and money running their SMSF.

ETF tax
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The exchange traded fund (ETF) tax nightmare

by Doug Morris | Mar 3rd 2021

ETFs create tax complications because instead of classifying them as ordinary company shares, the ATO classifies ETFs as trusts.

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How to track employee stock plans

by Doug Morris | Mar 3rd 2021

If you own company shares as part of an employee stock plan, you should be tracking them because they're part of your compensation. Here's how to do it.

Why I track my Selfweath trades with Sharesight
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How and why I track my Selfwealth trades with Sharesight

by Emily Grunberg | Feb 9th 2021

With Sharesight I can keep track of my investments from all my brokers (including Selfwealth), dividends, DRPs, and easily calculate my performance and tax.

Dividend payout ratio
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What is the dividend payout ratio (DPR)?

by Andrew Starke | Feb 7th 2021

The dividend payout ratio (DPR) is the amount of dividend that a company gives out to its shareholders as a percentage of its current earnings.

Trends that shaped retail investing in 2020
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5 trends that shaped retail investing in 2020

by Prashant Mohan | Jan 21st 2021

The year 2020 was a year of change and acceleration, in the world of retail investing. Here's my 5 biggest trends that shaped retail investing in 2020.