Rask is Australia’s source of free finance podcasts & education.
We are 100% Australian-owned and operated, based right here in (not so sunny) Melbourne, Victoria.
How The Heck Did We Get Here?
Rask’s journey started in 2017 in a suburban lounge room in Melbourne’s outer-east suburb of Upwey, at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. Initially, all we provided the world was free education, including courses, tutorials and videos about popular personal finance and investment topics like the sharemarket, tax, superannuation, insurance and more.
By the end of 2018, The Rask Group had expanded to include news, through Rask Media; investment and financial advice, through our members-only portal called Rask Invest; and podcasts, including the popular Australian Investors Podcast series.
In 2019, we launched a website devoted to news and information on Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs, called Best ETFs Australia. ETFs are becoming an extremely popular way for everyday Australian investors to access the sharemarket, bond market and overseas markets (shares, bonds, currencies, etc.).
As with all things in finance, there is a lot of misinformation when it comes to investing, ETFs and the sharemarket more broadly. That’s why we have been able to grow our network to nearly 100,000 monthly readers in just over a year!
Top Rated Finance & Investing Podcasts.
Also in 2019, we launched one of Australia’s highest-ranking and most-followed finance podcasts called The Australian Finance Podcast. So far, hundreds of thousands of listeners have downloaded individual episodes from the series. How great is that!
By the end of 2019, Rask’s services have grown to around 100,000 monthly readers, about 20,000 email readers and today, we regularly achieve between 50,000 and 100,000 monthly podcast downloads. It’s fantastic to think that our journey started in a living room just providing independent news and education material, but has since fostered a huge community.
Industry Leading Investor Courses.
In 2020 and beyond, Rask Australia’s mission of ’empowering Australians and Kiwis’ has stayed the same but the way we deliver information will change.
We’re quickly consolidating all of our market-leading brands under one roof — this roof — called “Rask Australia“.
Meaning, all of the news, analysis, podcasts, interviews and education you love and use each day can be found right here at rask.com.au.
Soon, you’ll find all of the news, content and other material we’ve created over the past three years right here, plus a lot more, including free and premium education, third-party interviews and news, live news updates (“Rask Live”) and more.
As the Founder of Rask, I’m extremely excited by what comes next for us, including for our partners who help us make this platform great by contributing stories, for our team here at Rask, and — most importantly — for you, our loyal supporter, reader, viewer, and user.
From Rask, thank you.
Founder, Rask Australia