Insights 13 Sep 2017
How to avoid the ETF Trap
The popularity of exchange traded funds (ETFs) continues to grow at a rapid pace. Bell Direct CEO Arnie Selvarajah explains that there are several very good reasons for the rising appetite in ETFs.
Insights 30 Aug 2017
Has the reporting season changed your thinking about the market?
Hear from Julia Lee and other key financial experts, on how this reporting season has changed their thinking about the market.
Insights 28 Aug 2017
What we saw this reporting season
Julia Lee shares her insights on this earnings season, who the best and worst performers were, as well as an overview of the private health insurance and hospital area.
Insights 21 Aug 2017
How to make rising rates your friend
Most of us expect that interest rates will rise at some stage, so here’s five questions investors considering bonds should be thinking about.
Insights 11 Aug 2017
Investors cautioned to avoid the ‘ETF trap’: Bell Direct
Innovative online trading platform, Bell Direct, has warned investors to avoid the “ETF trap”, as the move to passive strategies gains substantial pace and inflows reach all-time highs.
Insights 24 Jul 2017
What to expect this reporting season & July overview
Julia Lee shares her insights on the upcoming reporting season, from double vs. single digit growth expectations, companies in an upgrade cycle and potential gains from the most shorted stocks in the market.
Insights 21 Jul 2017
Why you should own your age in bonds
A rule of thumb coined by John Bogle, founder of global asset manager Vanguard, is that your bond allocation should roughly equal your age. While clearly not an exact science, it demonstrates the increasing need for fixed income as we move through life.
Smarter Trading 20 Jul 2017
5 benefits of consolidating your trading accounts
Many investors have accumulated more than one trading account over their investing lifetime. However, using multiple accounts can make your investments more difficult to track and manage, and also make trading more expensive.
Insights 28 Jun 2017
Looking at the financial year ahead
It's time for investors to start thinking about positioning for the August reporting season by looking at companies in an upgrade cycle and avoiding stocks in a downgrade cycle.
Insights 27 Jun 2017
How Olivia Long increased her super balance tenfold in 11 years
SuperGuardian's CEO, Olivia Long, shares how she got her super worth more than ten times her initial balance of $67,000 in just eleven years.
Insights 26 Jun 2017
How corporate bonds fit into a diversified portfolio
Diversifying beyond cash & Australian equities with corporate bonds and XTBs.
Insights 2 Jun 2017
Bell Direct CEO brings better customer service to online broking
When Bell Financial Group decided to take on the well established players in online stockbroking with the launch of Bell Direct 10 years ago, it found itself in a unique position. Investors had lost money – and faith – dealing with their online brokers, and Bell Direct had acquired a CEO who was perfectly equipped to seize the moment. That CEO was former accountant Arnie Selvarajah.