How To Invest In Property Without Actually Buying Property

Recently, I was chatting to a girlfriend who mentioned that she wanted to invest in property but didn’t have the cash to do so. She wanted the returns of the Australian property market without committing herself to purchasing an entire house. However, you really don’t have to – it is still possible to get realContinue reading “How To Invest In Property Without Actually Buying Property”

Why I’m Not Buying A Home (Even Though I Can Afford One)

If I told my younger self that I still didn’t own a property, she’d probably freak out. For the longest time, buying property was my number one goal. I educated myself on the nitty gritty and knew exactly what I wanted, with the means to do it. However, after a failed attempt I reassessed andContinue reading “Why I’m Not Buying A Home (Even Though I Can Afford One)”

How I Pay For My Bills Without Working

My electricity, wifi, water and mobile bill as well as my car insurance and Spotify are paid without me working. How? The short answer is passive income. Okay, so I do work full-time because I still need to pay rent, buy $25 cocktails and contribute to my investment portfolio. However, as a lazy 20-something girlContinue reading “How I Pay For My Bills Without Working”

As A Finance Blogger, Here’s What I Invest In

“What stocks do you have in your portfolio?” “What stocks are you currently buying?” As a finance blogger, I frequently get the above questions. To be honest, it’s pretty boring! I purchase Vanguard Diversified High Growth Index ETF shares every months, or VDHG for short. By percentage, it is the largest holding in my portfolioContinue reading “As A Finance Blogger, Here’s What I Invest In”

3 Tips For New Investors

As a new investor, there is so much information out there. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and not know where to start. To make things easy, here are 3 tips to know before you get started. 1. Time is a more important factor than how much money you invest Logically, you would think that theContinue reading “3 Tips For New Investors”

7 Financial Mistakes To Avoid In Your 20s

Your 20s are an interesting time. It is when most of us are able to start earning a decent pay check for the first time in our lives and take on major financial responsibilities such as debt. While it is really exciting (Especially the whole full-time salary part!), it can also be scary and overwhelming.Continue reading “7 Financial Mistakes To Avoid In Your 20s”

What Is The Minimum Amount To Start Investing?

Technically, it’s $500. That is the lowest amount that you can choose for a first trade on the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange). However, there are a few things to consider before you go ahead and make this first purchase. Brokerage fees Ever wondered why larger amounts like $5,000 or $10,000 are recommended to start investingContinue reading “What Is The Minimum Amount To Start Investing?”

How Bubbles Affect The Stock Market

Note from The Money Marketer: This is a guest post by Financial Freedom 101 – be sure to check out their blog by clicking here. They provide lots of educational content on the stock market, perfect for the Gen-Z investor! Stock market bubbles are common, and I think we are in one today. Bubbles formContinue reading “How Bubbles Affect The Stock Market”

Is Choosing An Investment The Same As Choosing A Lottery Ticket?

Trying to pick a winning investment may seem like buying a lottery ticket. What’s going to boom in the future? “Afterpay?” “Medical marjiuana stocks?” “Bitcoin?” It may seem like it’s a game of chance and luck. However, this is not the case. Long-term stock market investing is not the same as gambling. Here’s why. WhenContinue reading “Is Choosing An Investment The Same As Choosing A Lottery Ticket?”

5 Reasons Why People Lose Money In The Stock Market

Investing in stocks can seem really scary and intimidating especially when you hear personal experiences about losses. And yes, it does carry risk! However, avoiding these mistakes, educating yourself and doing research will substantially increase your likelihood for success. Just a note that I am a long-term investor that prefers stable and lower risk investments.Continue reading “5 Reasons Why People Lose Money In The Stock Market”