Investing

Tips and tricks for starting to invest

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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· 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