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)”

Here’s What I Invest In As An Australian Finance Blogger

“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 “Here’s What I Invest In As An Australian Finance Blogger”

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”

Three Money Lessons That COVID-19 Has Taught Me

We can all agree that the last year has been crazy. The pandemic has affected every area of our lives, including our finances. I have learned so much about myself and my money habits and decided to reflect on this. Here are three money lessons that COVID-19 has taught me! 1. The importance of cashContinue reading “Three Money Lessons That COVID-19 Has Taught Me”

How Much Should I Be Investing?

If you’re a new investor, this is one of the first questions you’ll ask yourself. Unfortunately, I will not be giving you a magic number of how much you should be investing weekly as there is no one right answer. However, I can help you figure this out. The amount invested depends on: Your financialContinue reading “How Much Should I Be Investing?”

There’s no time like the present: Why you should invest now.

Predicting the constant changes in the value of investments is hard. If not entirely impossible. Yet, for some reason, we all try to pretend that we know what’s going to come next. This is probably based in some irrational sub-human requirement to be the best, and the richest – in a primal attempt to comeContinue reading “There’s no time like the present: Why you should invest now.”

How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?

Investing is not a get-rich-quick scheme. Investing will make you a millionaire – but it takes a lot of time. If you invested $10,000, investing $1,250 weekly – you’d become a millionaire within 10 years. But, let’s be honest. Investing that much money weekly isn’t feasible for most of us. Plus, while it would beContinue reading “How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?”