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.
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.
Defined: The Meaning Of Basis Points, Bips and BPS
Basis points are a finance way for saying percentages. For most of us saying “basis points” is really a useless term and just makes finance more confusing.
Beginner Shares Series: Setting Investment Goals
In part 2 of the beginner share investment series, Owen explains why it’s important to set some goals and have an investment plan before investing in shares.
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.
Explained: What Is A PDS, FSG and Terms?
In this video Owen explains Financial Services Guides (FSG), Product Disclosure Documents (PDS) and Terms for the finance industry — and what to look for.
Video: Difference Between Property & Shares in Australia
Explained: the key differences between shares and property.
The Only Reason To Learn About Finance
Remember this one lesson and you’ll get an A+ from Rask Finance.
Different Types of Car Insurance
Broadly speaking there are four different types of car insurance in Australia: CTP, third-party property, third-party fire and theft, and comprehensive.
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 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 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”.