From the advocacy newsdesk

19 August 2022 - Fiona Balzer, Policy and Advocacy Manager, and Damien Straker, Advocacy Coordinator

Information about upcoming meetings, Link's scheme meeting, and ALS Limited's AGM

 
 

Advice to my teenage self
12 August 2022 - Rachel Waterhouse, CEO, ASA

In June we ran a survey of our members,
asking them to share the advice they would offer their teenage selves. 

 
 
 
Play games you can win

2 August 2022 - Leigh Gant, Education Manager, ASA

Investors will likely maximise investment returns over their lifetime
by merely focussing on self-awareness and disaster aversion.

 
 
 

28 July 2022 - Alan Hardcastle, ASA Member

Too many ASA members fail to take advantage of the best investment education
by not attending their local monthly member meetings. 


 
 
Seven megatrends that will shape the next 20 years

28 July 2022 - Rachel Waterhouse, CEO, ASA

A recent forum on capitalisation megatrends in public markets suggested that
investing in such areas requires taking a long-term view
 
 
 

Elon Musk and his bid for Twitter
28 July 2022 - Rachel Waterhouse, CEO, ASA

While most readers won't be looking to purchase a multibillion-dollar company,
there are some lessons you might want to apply to your own investment strategies.

 
 
 
New podcast: Talking Companies

04 July 2022 - Phil Muscatello and Mark Tobin

We are delighted to share the new "Talking Companies" podcast to be co-hosted by
Shares for Beginners, Phil Muscatello and Coffee Microcaps, Mark Tobin.
 
 
 
Activist investors

1 July 2022 - Rachel Waterhouse, CEO, ASA

Activist shareholders will be an ongoing feature of the Australian market,
but they may not have the same interests as the company and its investors.
 
 
 
Gold or Bitcoin: which one is the best investment?

29 June 2022 - The Perth Mint

Its hard to think of an asset class that has generated more buzz in the last decade than bitcoin.  

 
 
 

The reality of starting investing
23 June 2022 - Caity Somers, Marketing, ASA

As I look at what's ahead for me, I'm no longer terrified by the prospect that I have so much more to learn.
 
 
 
 Fortune favours the reasonable 

10 June 2022 - Leigh Gant, Education Manager

Compounding is hard because a bad six months is more memorable than a fantastic six years.

 
 
 
From the advocacy newsdesk

27 May 2022 - Fiona Balzer, Policy and Advocacy Manager, and Damien Straker, Advocacy Coordinator

This coming week brings the mini-AGM season to a close.

 
 
 

From the advocacy newsdesk
19 May 2022 - Fiona Balzer, Policy and Advocacy Manager, and Damien Straker, Advocacy Coordinator

During next week, ASA representatives will attend the AGMs of Cost Group, Alumina, and Appen.
 
 
 
 From the advocacy newsdesk

13 May 2022 - Fiona Balzer, Policy and Advocacy Manager, and Damien Straker, Advocacy Coordinator

This week was dominated by reading the AGL demerger document and reviewing member feedback on the proposal.

 
 
 

From the advocacy newsdesk
06 May 2022 - Fiona Balzer, Policy and Advocacy Manager, and Damien Straker, Advocacy Coordinator

The mini-AGM season continues. Next week ASA representatives will attend the Atlas Arteria, GPT, and Ampol AGMs.   
 
 
 

Boyar Value Group
06 May 2022 - Mark A. Boyar, President, Boyar Asset Management Inc

After the stock market dropped by 3.55% yesterday, we wanted to reach out to you. 

 
 
 

From the advocacy newsdesk
29 April 2022 - Fiona Balzer, Policy and Advocacy Manager, and Damien Straker, Advocacy Coordinator

Welcome to the Mini AGM season!

 
 
 
The path to wealth is paved with patience

29 April 2022 - Leigh Gant, ASA, Education Manager

Purchasing a part ownership in quality businesses has been one of the best ways to benefit from the march of humankind

 
 
 

How should SMSF trustees invest in gold? 
29 April 2022 - The Perth Mint 

Despite the pullback in the gold price seen in Q1 this year,
the investment environment in the years ahead is likely to remain supportive for gold.

 
 
 

What to look for when choosing a gold ETF
27 April 2022 - The Perth Mint

In the last 15 years, gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) have become an increasingly popular way for investors
to gain exposure to the precious metal in their portfolio.

 
 
 
Thinking private in a public world

4 April 2022 - Robert Miller, NAOS Asset Management

As individual investors, we are without a doubt a small fish in a very large pond.

 
 
 
The 1% that will make a world of difference

9 March 2022 - Leigh Gant, ASA, Education Manager

Unless you are a cycling fan, chances are you have never heard of Sir David Brailsford.
 
 
 
What will your investment strategy be for 2022?

1 January 2022 – Rachel Waterhouse, CEO

January is a good time to make your personal, professional, and financial plans for the next 12 months,
so you have a clear idea of where how you’re going to get there.
 
 
 
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

11 November 2021 – Mark Monfort, founder & CEO of New Era Analytics

ETFs have become wildly popular in the last few years,
so much so that it took 18 years to get to $50 billion in FUM (funds under management) on the ASX in 2019.
 
 
 
Five tips to build and maintain a solid retirement plan

1 November 2021 – Rachel Waterhouse, CEO

A large proportion of ASA members are retired and are hopefully living well off their nest eggs.