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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.

What’s next for the buy-now-pay-later sector?

Investment in the buy-now-pay-later-sector (BNPL) has boomed in 2019. Led by Afterpay Touch Group Limited (ASX: APT), shares in companies that allow consumers to... More »

ASX retailers face uncertain Christmas

The Christmas season is usually a time of joy for retailers. Customers flood stores to find the perfect gifts, filling cash registers in the... More »

How to hack your superannuation

Australians had a combined $2.87 trillion in superannuation assets as at June 2019. Too often, however, we give too little thought to our superannuation.... More »

How to start investing right now

There is no better time to start investing than right now. After all, the sooner you start, the more time you have to grow... More »

How to live off dividends and never work again

Funding your lifestyle via your investments is the dream for many people. Here's how building a portfolio capable of supporting your lifestyle is entirely... More »

Creso Pharma takeover off the table

Creso Pharma Ltd (ASX: CPH) has today announced that its proposed acquisition by Canadian cannabis company PharmaCielo Ltd has been terminated by mutual agreement.... More »

How to start investing with $5k

Like many things in life, the hardest part about investing can be just getting started. If you have managed to set aside $5k to... More »

ASX investing tips: 6 key metrics you need to know

The share market is full of metrics and acronyms. Terms like ROE, ICR, and EPS can be confusing and even intimidating for retail investors.... More »

Is Openpay the new Afterpay?

Openpay Pty Ltd is the latest buy now pay later provider looking to list on the ASX, with meetings with investors scheduled for next... More »

Dicker Data shares lift on new distribution agreement

Dicker Data Limited (ASX: DDR) shares are up 3% today to $6.82 following the announcement that The company has been appointed as the Check... More »

3 ASX tech shares to watch that aren’t WAAAX

The Australian technology sector has been dominated by WAAAX shares in 2019. Investors have been drawn to the tech sector favourites, comparing them to... More »

4 ASX ETFs you can use to gain global equities exposure

There are more than 2000 shares listed on the ASX, but these represent just a small portion of the global investment universe. Here we... More »

No savings? How to start building your ASX portfolio anyway

Savings can be hard to accumulate and sometimes even harder to maintain. It can be tough to build a backstop of cash savings to... More »

These 3 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 »