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Investing Styles #2 – Who Am I?

Tuesday 27 April 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand investing styles. In last week’s email we discussed what an investing style is, and the difference between active and passive. If you’re passive – that decision is easy – buy and hold market indexes, managed funds or broad thematic ETFs. If …

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Investing Styles #1 – Active V Passive

Tuesday 20 April 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand investing styles. There are plenty of different ways to make money investing. The important thing is that you find one that works for you and stick to it.  An investing style is a way in which you determine what investments …

What On Earth Are NFTs?!

Tuesday 30 March 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. You’re probably noticing a huge amount of blockchain and cryptocurrency news flying around social media and news outlets. You’re also probably thinking ‘wtf does all this mean, and where do I even start?’. Fair enough. It’s …

3 Myths To Stop Telling Yourself About Investing

Tuesday 23 March 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you bust some common investing myths. Over the last few weeks, through this email, we have addressed some of the major myths that we hear about investing. These myths are often stopping you from starting your investing journey, but in reality, these …

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How To Start Small With Micro-Investing

Tuesday 9 March 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand micro-investing, and get you started investing. Forget the idea that you don’t have enough money to invest. Gone are our parents days when you needed $2,000 to get started. Thanks to technology, you can get started with as little as …

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Don’t Stock Markets Always Crash?!

Tuesday 16 March 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand that markets do crash, but it’s not the end of the world. “The stock market is too risky – it always crashes!” This is a common excuse we hear from beginner investors, as an excuse not to get started. And …

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Harnessing The Power Of Compounding

Tuesday 23 February 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand the compounding, and get you started investing. Since the creation of the first company, nothing has created more wealth for more people than investing in companies. A lot of this is due to the awesome power of compounding.  What is …

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How To Save To Invest

Tuesday 2 March 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you get your savings habits in order, and get you started investing. If you’re looking to bump up your investment amounts from a few cents to a few hundred or thousand dollars, then your money house needs to be in order. Sometimes …

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A Beginner’s Guide To FIRE

Tuesday 16 February 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand the FIRE movement, and get you started investing. In this week’s G.S.I episode, we had Candice on – an Equity Mates community member, who is pursuing FIRE. So here’s our take on FIRE. What is the FIRE movement? FIRE stands …

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A Beginner’s Guide To Reporting Season

Tuesday 2 February 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand reporting season, and get you started investing. What is reporting season?  The period of time when public companies release their business results to the market a.k.a they’re letting you (the part-owner) know how they are performing. In Australia, companies report in February …

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Don’t Work For The Company, Own The Company

Tuesday 9 February 2021 Here are 3 key concepts, 2 key resources, and 1 key action, to help you understand reporting season, and get you started investing. Why do we invest? Investing in the stock market offers the opportunity to own companies that hire the smartest people, spend billions on research and development and manage global operations all with the …