Active V Passive Investment Strategies
Active versus passive investing explained. Owen explains the difference between active and passive investing, ETFs, managed funds and index funds.
ETFs Versus Listed Investment Companies (LIC) Video
The difference between Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) might be small on the surface, but they can impact your investment returns significantly.
Management Expense Ratio (MER) & Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) Explained
The Management Expense Ratio (MER) is an estimate of the total costs for investing in a managed fund, Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) or index fund.
How to Use IRR To Value Stocks (Video with Example)
How do you value shares or stocks using the Internal Rate of Return (IRR)? In this video, Owen explains how IRR can be used to value shares or stocks.
Explained: Choosing Superannuation Investment Options
Explained: Choosing investment options inside Super is scary, confusing and important all in one. This video explains all the questions about Superannuation investment strategies.
The Only Reason To Learn About Finance
Remember this one lesson and you’ll get an A+ from Rask Finance.
The Four Financial Statements Explained
In finance and accounting, there are four financial statements which are vitally important to understanding how a business runs and how it is performing.
What Does EPS Mean And How Do I Calculate It?
Defined: EPS stands for earnings per share in investing. Earnings is another word for profit, think of it like profit per share. EPS can be diluted or basic.
What Does The Fiscal And Financial Year (FY) Mean?
In finance, FY means the financial year or fiscal year. They are the same thing but “fiscal year” is more commonly used outside of Australia.
What Is A Capital Raising and Entitlement Offer?
A capital raising on the share market typically means a company is selling more shares to existing or new investors. This often takes the form of a pro-rata entitlement offer, SPP or institutional offer.
What Is A Mortgage Offset Account?
If you’re a homeowner, first home buyer, or even an investor, consider talking to your bank about activating an “offset account”.
The Difference Between Cash And Accrual Accounting
While cash accounting might “make more sense” for a very small business or one that is just starting out, once the business starts to grow an accountant can help you take care of the rules under accrual accounting — and may even help you minimise your tax bill!