Why 18-year-olds need to invest

Why 18-year-olds need to invest

Think back to when you were 18 and just finishing school. What were you doing? Working at maccas? Heading down to Dunedin to get steamed every night really get to grips with Health Sci? Myself, I was playing internet poker full time and I playing drums in a band...
Updated thoughts on the Sharesies App

Updated thoughts on the Sharesies App

I’ve  been a user of the Sharesies app for a little while now, so it’s about time I did a bit of an updated review for you guys. Here are my thoughts – what I like and what I think could be improved. In the future, I’ll have some analysis of the fees that...
What do you actually pay in tax on your investments?

What do you actually pay in tax on your investments?

TAX. Even just writing that word low-key fills me with dread. There’s no denying that tax is a very important consideration when choosing what to invest in. Tax is basically another fee; it has to get paid before you get your sweet, sweet returns. Unlike fees,...
Some of my favourite articles

Some of my favourite articles

Here are some personal finance articles I’ve read and enjoyed this week; the best ones from around the interwebs curated for your reading pleasure. The Rule of 72 and Exponential Growth You know I’m all about dem compound returns, yo. It sounds complicated and a bit...
What I learned from the NZX & S&P DJI ETF Masterclass

What I learned from the NZX & S&P DJI ETF Masterclass

Woah! With a title like that, you just KNOW there’s going to be some serious investing knowledge to be had. A couple of weeks ago, on a glorious wintery Wellington morning, I strode down the waterfront to head to the NZX & S&P Dow Jones Indexes ETF...
My thoughts on the Sharesies Beta

My thoughts on the Sharesies Beta

Sharesies have had their beta product available to a select number of users for a few weeks now. I jumped at the chance to give it a go as soon as I heard that it was coming out – you can read all about my experiences with the product so far! If you want a quick...
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