iInvest Blog

Investing Pitfalls to Avoid: Wisdom from Our Trading Desk

When investing, learning from other people's mistakes can be far cheaper than learning from your own, so we’ve tapped our advisers to see what common pitfalls they’ve seen over their investing journey. The Echo Chamber of Unfounded Advice Dylan Stoner: Listening to...

What are Franking Credits? Simple Explanation

If you’re interested in dividends shares, or you’ve followed the 2019 election, chances are you’ve heard of the word “franking credits”. It’s one of the things that Australian investors love the most about the stock market. But do you know what franking credits...

Options Trading Explained: Strategies, Examples, and Tips

Options trading has gained a lot of attention in recent years, providing investors with an array of strategic investment possibilities. But what are options and how do they work? Let's explore the essentials of listed options and some commonly used strategies. Option...

What are dividends and how do dividends work?

Picture holding shares in Australian companies like BHP, Commonwealth Bank, Wesfarmers, or Woolworths. As a shareholder, you have the right to receive a share of the company's profits in the form of regular payments, commonly known as dividends. Companies distribute...

Stock Recommendation in the Current Downturn

Buy NAB With the local market now down about 500 points from last weeks Fed reserve meeting we wanted to highlight a stock that we feel looks cheap and should bounce when markets return to a more normal pattern - NAB!  NAB is currently trading at $29.30 & is...

Are we in a Bear Rallly?

Are we in a bear rally and are there opportunities? We have had a number of questions around how to best position, if we are in a bear rally and how to provide a downside cushion and upside participation from here and the stocks that look attractive with...

Market Pressure & Pessimism

The future is unknown, and that’s ok. An uncertain future is a fair price of admission to invest in markets, and access the magic of compound earnings.