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VGS vs QUAL

VGS vs QUAL: The Best Diversification ETF vs Quality Index

Last Updated on 4 May 2024 by Ryan Oldnall Investors seeking to gain exposure to international markets are spoiled for choice in Australia. A number of options exist, from purchasing individual shares to ETFs and mutual funds. ETFs have become the go-to investment vehicle for many, driven by their low cost, no-hassle, and frankly straightforward…

NDQ vs FANG

NDQ vs FANG: Which Tech ETF Is Right For You?

Last Updated on 30 March 2024 by Ryan Oldnall In 2023, American Tech companies, particularly those investing in artificial intelligence, saw remarkable market success. The BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF, NDQ alone gained a whopping 53.39%, while Global X FANG+ ETF, FANG surpassed it with a staggering 96.17% return [1]. This article offers a side-by-side comparison…

How To Calculate Rental Yield

How To Calculate Rental Yield

Last Updated on 27 January 2024 by Ryan Oldnall Understanding rental yield is crucial when evaluating investments. There are two methods to calculate rental yield: Gross rental yield and Net rental yield. Learning how to calculate rental yield informs you about the potential profitability of an investment. Similar to your salary, which consists of gross…

ROTH IRA in Australia: What's The Australian Equivalent?

ROTH IRA in Australia: What’s The Australian Equivalent?

Last Updated on 30 May 2024 by Ryan Oldnall Every country has its own retirement savings system that helps residents plan for their long-term financial future. For those familiar with the ROTH IRA, we will explain the similarities and differences with the Australian superannuation system. And explore what’s the closest thing to a ROTH IRA…

Best Performing Super Funds Over 10 Years(1)

Best Performing Super Funds Over 10 Years

Last Updated on 22 March 2024 by Ryan Oldnall Comparing superannuation funds can be needlessly complicated, as important information is often buried or difficult to access. Fees are commonly presented in a mixture of dollars and percentages, further complicating the comparison. Furthermore, comparing fund performance is made even more challenging due to variations in reporting…