Want to start your journey with stock investing? Great! I am going to purchase some shares today and take you through the step-by-step process. Keep in mind that this is a very basic guide and is certainly not inclusive of all options and steps that one can take. In Australia, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)Continue reading “Stock Investing: How To Buy a Share in Australia”
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What Is The Minimum Amount To Start Investing?
The minimum amount to start investing Interested in investing but not sure what the minimum amount is? Technically, the minimum amount to start investing is $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 youContinue reading “What Is The Minimum Amount To Start Investing?”
Can Investing Make You Rich?
Short answer, yes – it can! “Can investing make you rich?” This was one of the first questions I had when I started my financial journey. When I first started getting into investing, it was so confusing. There seemed to be people becoming millionaires from the stock market and making a full-time income out ofContinue reading “Can Investing Make You Rich?”
Why I Don’t Reinvest My Dividends
We all love receiving dividends and the common advice in regards to dividends is to reinvest them. Why? Reinvesting these dividends allows an investor to super-charge future returns, using the power of compound interest. It’s a pretty great strategy. It is cheap, easy, flexible and increase stock market returns substantially. That being said, I actuallyContinue reading “Why I Don’t Reinvest My Dividends”
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”
How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?
You want to be a millionaire? You’ve come to the right article. I have good news and bad news. The good news is that investing will help you become a millionaire. The bad news is that it is not a get-rich-quick scheme. To become a millionaire through investing, you need to allow for a lotContinue reading “How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?”
5 Things To Know Before Investing
Don’t we all wish we could back in time? Here are 5 things I wish I could tell myself before I started investing! 1. Investing is easy – saving money is hard. You don’t need to be good at maths, a charting expert or some kind of finance genius. It’s pretty simple – don’t beContinue reading “5 Things To Know Before Investing”