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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.

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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.

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4 things investors need to know about dividend investing

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Jan 14th 2021

With the outlook for dividend income uncertain due to the impact of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for investors to keep track of their portfolio.

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When are dividends paid by stocks?

by Andrew Starke | Dec 10th 2020

It's important for investors to keep track of their dividends, including factors such as price, paid and ex dates, dividend reinvestment plans and taxes.

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Diversification of SMSF portfolios post COVID-19

by Andrew Starke | Dec 9th 2020

In times of heightened market volatility, it's crucial for SMSF trustees to review and rebalance their portfolio, diversifying their assets as necessary.

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Types of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) – explained

by David Olsen | Dec 8th 2020

This article explores the various types of ETFs available to investors, how they differ, and the roles they play in building an investment portfolio.

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Three ways investors approach market volatility

by Andrew Starke | Dec 7th 2020

Elevated levels of market volatility can be challenging for investors but with this comes opportunity to both minimise risks and maximise opportunities.

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Brokerage fees and your investment performance

by Vikas Soni | Nov 11th 2020

Find out how brokerage fees impact your investment performance as we look at Sharesight's data on brokerage cost and explore the trend towards low-cost brokers.

ASX Australian Investor Study
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Top insights from the ASX Australian Investor Study 2020

by Anastasia Anagnostakos | Nov 10th 2020

2020 has been an extraordinary year for markets and the ASX Australian Investor Study 2020 (AIS) has picked up on a number of interesting trends for investors.

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What investors need to know about SPACs

by Andrew Starke | Oct 20th 2020

Special-Purpose Acquisition Companies or SPACs are a structure for companies to raise capital instead of via an IPO. Here's what investors need to know.

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Mutual Funds vs ETFs in the UK - what are the differences?

by Andrew Starke | Oct 12th 2020

In this article we detail what mutual funds and ETFs are, how they differ, and what you need to look out for if you’re looking to invest in either in the UK.