Investing

Tips and tricks for starting to invest

Mortgage pre-approval: What is it - and how do you get it?

The early stages of buying a home can be exciting, but also tricky to navigate if you don't know how much you can afford.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
April 27, 2022

3 financial basics to finally start investing in 2022

It makes sense to explore investing in the sharemarket. Here are three financial basics to know before ya get stuck in.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
March 25, 2022

What’s a stockbroker? And do I need one?

When you think of stockbrokers…you probably think of Wolf of Wall Street. But that ain't it anymore.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
March 22, 2022

Market orders vs limit orders: What’s the difference?

Okay so you’ve signed up for a trading platform, you’ve put some money into the account and now you’re ready to trade. What kind of order do you place?

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
March 18, 2022

What’s a managed fund?

There are so many different types of investing that sometimes... it can all feel just a 'lil too much.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
March 16, 2022

ETFs vs stocks: Which is right for you?

When it comes to investing, there are more options than episodes of Neighbours. So which is right for you?

Anastasia from Flux
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5
min read
· Posted on
March 2, 2022

Wanna invest in 2022? Here’s what you need to do first

Investing is a great way to make your money work for you. Here's a few things to consider doing before you make the jump into the sharemarket.

Anastasia from Flux
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4
min read
· Posted on
January 25, 2022

What’s a prospectus?

No, it’s not a Harry Potter spell, Flux fam. But it is super important when a company wants to have an IPO.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
October 5, 2021

What’s capital gains tax?

When you make money on a share trade or other investments, you often speak about your #gains. But with #gains comes #taxes.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
September 10, 2021

What’s CPI?

Whenever I heard of CPI, I always thought of first aid resuscitation (but that’s CPR, Flux fam). CPI is a whole other kettle of fish.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
September 10, 2021

What’s an NFT?

NFTs - or non-fungible tokens - are all the internet rage. But what actually are they?

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
September 8, 2021

What’s due diligence?

Just like when you and your mates channel your inner-detectives to scope out a new potential beau, companies do the same.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
September 2, 2021

What’s compound interest?

Compound interest def came up in high school math. But when it comes to investing, compound interest is key.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
September 2, 2021

What's an acquisition?

Acquisitions are when big companies buy out smaller ones. Like Square and Afterpay.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 30, 2021

What’s short selling?

While Margot Robbie explains short selling pretty well in The Big Short, here's the quicker run down.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 27, 2021

What’s a merger?

Ah, when two become one. It’s a beautiful thing, Flux fam.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
September 2, 2021

What are cost synergies?

It might be the biggest buzz word in the corporate world, but synergy means good things for companies.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 27, 2021

What’s ex-dividend?

If you want to receive a dividend, you'll need to get in early.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 24, 2021

What’s NPAT?

During earnings season, there’s a lot to get your head around. Let us give ya a hand.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 20, 2021

What’s super stapling?

Turns out being stapled to your super fund is a lot less painful than not.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 20, 2021

What’s the super guarantee?

The SG is the easiest way to grow your super - without you having to lift a finger.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 20, 2021

What’s market capitalisation?

Ever seen a company say its “market cap” is $5 billion? And no, they’re not referring to a very expensive snapback.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 20, 2021

What’s inflation?

'Back in my day, this milk cost 50 cents!' That's called inflation, G-Pa.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 17, 2021

SOS: What’s EBITDA?

NFI what companies are talking about during earnings season? Let's spell it out.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 18, 2021

What’s a stock split?

Split ups can be tough on the ol' love life. But when it comes to investments, stock splits are actually a win-win.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
August 16, 2021

What's volatility?

Volatility is the stock market's way of saying, 'we've hit turbulence'.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
August 12, 2021

What's micro-investing?

From little things, big things grow - so round-up your coffee purchase to the next $1 and invest the extra!

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 12, 2021

What's a diversified portfolio - and why is it important?

Don't chuck all your metaphorical eggs into one basket.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
August 12, 2021

What’s a dividend?

Ever wish a company would give you a pat on the back for investing in them? Say hello to dividends.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
August 12, 2021

What’s a unicorn? And no, we don’t mean the mythical creature

In business, people talk a lot about unicorns - and they don't mean the one-horned horse. Here's what they actually mean.

Anastasia from Flux
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1
min read
· Posted on
August 9, 2021

What's an IPO?

If you DK what an IPO is, let us explain it to you RN, because TBH it’s super simple.

Anastasia from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
August 12, 2021

What is the sharemarket?

People buy and sell shares on the sharemarket. But what actually is it?

Anastasia from Flux
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1
min read
· Posted on
August 16, 2021

What is a stock exchange?

Like a place where you trade shoes or books, the stock exchange is a place to trade shares.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 16, 2021

Cryptocurrency in 3 minutes

Here's a lil explainer so you can fit in with your crypto-friends.

Anastasia from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
August 16, 2021

ETFs?! Will someone please explain it

ETFs are the perfect introduction to the sharemarket - here's why

Flux team
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2
min read
· Posted on
July 1, 2021

Enough is enough! What is a share?

Before you invest in shares, we'll help you understand what they actually are - this one is on the house.

Hannah from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
July 1, 2021

Long vs short-term investing: Which is right for me?

Buy low, sell high? Or buy and hold? Learn more about the different investment strategies.

Jared from Flux
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3
min read
· Posted on
August 16, 2021

Explainer: The All Ordinaries

Ever wondered what the All Ords is and how it works? Here's a lil summary

Jared from Flux
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2
min read
· Posted on
July 1, 2021