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Kate O'Brien

Kate O'Brien studies commerce and finance at university and previously worked as an analyst and consultant in the finance industry. Kate inherited her interest in equities from her family of economists who applied their knowledge of economics to financial markets. Having managed her own portfolio for several years, Kate is a fan of diversity and believes in combining value and growth investing. When not researching or writing, Kate is a keen AFL fan.

ASX ETFs diversified for dividends

Dividends are a type of passive income that increases investment returns. Dividends can be reinvested to grow the overall portfolio or utilised by shareholders... More »

7 ETFs for investing across sectors

Dividing the economy into sectors is a useful way of classifying shares and other investments into categories. Well known sectors include healthcare, technology, and... More »

How to find ASX dividend shares you can live off

Living off your share portfolio means you can rely on your investments to meet your expenses. So how do you build a portfolio of... More »

Has the outlook improved for our embattled ASX retailers?

The tide may have turned for struggling Australian retailers with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Here are 2 ASX shares that stand to... More »

3 ASX shares that have doubled in value in 2019

The prospect of capital growth is a major attraction when investing in shares. In 2019 we have seen some shares soar to new heights.... More »

How to find the best ASX dividend shares

A form of passive income, dividends not only benefit income investors but assist growth investors to grow their overall portfolio. Here's a look at... More »

5 ETFs for technology investors

Technology is a hugely popular investment trend. That’s hardly surprising - it’s everywhere. You’re reading this using technology. Here we take a look at... More »

2 more ASX shares with multiple recent insider buys

Insider buys can be a sign that those with the most insight into a company view its shares as undervalued. Here we take a... More »

These 2 ASX shares had multiple recent insider buys

Insider buys can be a sign that those with the most insight into a company view its shares as undervalued. Here we take a... More »

Why ETFs make great Christmas presents

Gift giving is an integral part of the festive season. Here we take a look at why ASX ETFs make great Christmas gifts. More »

What’s in store for WAAAX shares in December?

We take a look at recent developments in WAAAX-land to give you our December update. More »

ASX retail shares for Santa’s nice list

2019 has been a difficult year for fashion retailers, yet some retailers are outpacing the subdued outlook. Here we take a look at three... More »

Zip Co expansion plans to be boosted by capital raising

Zip Co Limited (ASX: Z1P) has today announced a proposed $60 million capital raising. More »

6 ways to diversify your ASX portfolio

Diversifying is a word that is thrown around a lot in investing, but what does it mean? Simply put, diversifying means following the maxim... More »