This Morningstar article on buying and selling shares outlines the difference between the two main types of brokers.
There are two main types of stockbrokers; full service brokers and online 'execution only' brokers. We've provided a series of questions for you to consider to decide what type of broker model might suit you.
Moneysmart's excellent guide to getting started with buying and selling shares.
A great read from Marcus Padley published on Livewire outlining a simple investing guide.
Another detailed article from Choice on how to start buying shares.
Before you buy your first share it is important that you understand what is involved in being a shareholder.
Learn about the essentials of investing in shares from this ASX video and presentation tutorial. This has 11 Modules covering a range of topics including risks and benefits, what to consider, how to buy and sell and investment strategies.
Learn more about donating shares to ShareGift Australia; the only service of its kind in Australia that converts share parcels to cash and aggregates the proceeds to distribute to charity.
It is very common for shareholders to lose touch with the companies in which they invest. Learn how you can get in touch with the share registries and various federal and state government organisations to help you find lost dividends and shares.
It's important to keep on top of the paperwork associated with owning shares. Moneysmart has some great tips and a case study to help.