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    The Australian sharemarket has this year enjoyed its strongest first quarter since 1991, having shaken off the blues just before Christmas and climbed up 9 per cent to just below where it was at the start of October last year. It’s a dispiriting reality however that...

    Andrew Main is a financial journalist. He has been head down in Royal Commission for many months. Here’s his final views.   As the dust settles over the recent release of Commissioner Hayne’s Royal Commission report, there are two opposing views taking shape and they are both...

    eInvest sponsored the SMSF Association Advisor conference 2019 that was held in Melbourne. We spent all day talking to the financial advisors that work with SMSF’s (Self Managed Super Funds) and got a good insight as to what they and their clients were needing. Here’s what...

    'Active management'. It’s a term, like many in the finance world, that is jargon for a simple concept. Simply put, active management is where decisions regarding an investment are made by the analysis of investment professionals, sometimes with quantitative tools to assist. Imagine you wish to...

    Imagine your favourite high quality product. It might be coffee beans, avocados, books by a famous author or a gadget. Now, imagine this reliable consumer product drops it’s price by 10%, 20% or more. What do you do? Option one: wait until it’s price goes back...

    The goal for many people is to earn money on the side, while they go about their daily lives. For the most part, this is known as having a passive income and many have the goal of using this cash flow to achieve financial independence...

    Why do I invest? The simple answer would be “to make my money grow” but upon reflection, the reasons for investing are more nuanced and have everything to do with defining my own future. I invest because I work too hard to not have my money...