Investing: asset classes and indexing

Whether it’s taking a more active interest in our superannuation, starting to build an investment portfolio, or even trying our hands at playing the stock market, we can all benefit by understanding the language and key concepts of investing. Here’s a quick introduction.

Shares: investing in a business

This article explains what it means to buy shares in a business. It focuses on the emotional side of investing by explaining you are not just buying a piece of paper but a share of a business, and discusses the benefits and responsibilities of a shareholder.