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The BT Financial Group have released a new Superannuation product for Westpac customers (to be available later for everyone else) today. BT Super Invest is aimed at people that want more control of their superannuation, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of the compliance and administration work that comes along with operating an SMSF account.
I have already created my account and have been playing around with both the BT android mobile app and the desktop website. The interface is very modern and clean compared to other offerings available and incredibly simple to navigate and use.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are gaining more mainstream publicity by the week. Ellen DeGeneres talked about Bitcoin in a recent episode of her very popular talk show.
“The digital wallet can either be apps on your phone or tiny hard drives – which is a really good idea because who wouldn’t feel safe with their life savings on a piece of plastic that could go into the washing machine,” she commented.
The stock markets have seen big corrections over the past week with the Dow Jones and S&P being hit multiple times. During these corrections or even a full-blown crash, it’s important to not act on emotions and think logically. The decisions that you make can change the total figure of your portfolio come retirement vastly.
This article is from Tony Robbins’s monthly “Power Report,” which provides advice and tips about money, investing, and personal finance.
We will go through the numbers of how your investment portfolio would look over the period 1926 to 2016 with various ratios across stocks and bonds. This will show the importance of having a diversified portfolio to minimise risk.
Different ratios will suit different people depending on many factors such as age, risk appetite and what your goals for retirement are.
The popular commission-free trading app, Robinhood, is now getting involved in the cryptocurrency space. At the time of writing this article, they have received 698,002 users register for an early access account.
On the hunt for podcasts about money, buying and investing in property, shares and much more in Australia? We have put together a list of 10 popular money-related podcasts that are based in Australia.
We have talked about passive income before and receiving dividends from your stocks and ETFs is a great way to generate some on a regular frequency. They are also a useful tool in building your stock portfolio as you can use the funds to purchase more shares.
Before making a purchase on some new units of stock, it’s good to look into what the dividend history and yield is.
Here are the top 5 gainers on the ASX200 across the period January 8th to January 15th.
- (BPT) Beach Energy – 8.5%
- (S32) SOUTH32 – 7.6%
- (JBH) JB Hi-Fi – 7.4%
- (BHP) BHP Billiton – 5.1%
- (PTM) Platinum Asset Management – 5.0%
I only came across Simply Wall St recently but have fallen in love with it. You can enter in all of the stocks that you hold and it will provide you with a really clean interface full of graphs, statistics, suggestions and much more.
It’s really easy to play around with the site for hours!