How to buy ETFs through CMC Markets

How to buy ETFs – Video Guide

As part of my quest to cover the basics of finance and the sharemarket, I thought a sensible thing to do was to create a video outlining how to buy ETFs step-by-step, and more specifically through CMC Markets. The process...

/ May 1, 2018
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Budget / Net Worth Spreadsheet with Pocketbook Integration

After much digging around for an all-in-one spreadsheet that I could use as a single point of reference, I found myself empty-handed. Either what I found is too difficult, doesn’t have what I need, or was disjointed across multiple spreadsheets....

/ April 28, 2018
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How to start investing in Index Funds

So you’ve heard all about Index funds and want to get serious about investing your money but you have no idea where to start. This is where we come in! Index funds are about as easy and ‘set and forget’...

/ April 14, 2018
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HECS Debt Repayment – Is paying it off early worth it?

No matter what generation you were born in, you’ve certainly heard the term ‘HECS’, ‘HELP’ or ‘HECS-HELP’. HECS is an incentive run by the government to allow people of all socio-economic backgrounds the ability to attend TAFE or University without...

/ April 8, 2018
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Brokerage Fees Compared – The Definitive 2018 Guide

With such an extensive list of brokers out there, finding the best value-for-money trading platforms can be a tedious exercise. Should you go for fixed-fee or percentage based? Go through your bank, or an external broker? We took the liberty...

/ March 24, 2018