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”

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?”

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”

How Do I Actually Invest Money?

This post is for all my beginner investors. There you are – kind of interested in investing, have a bit of extra income but not sure how to actually do it. Or even what your options are. There is SO much information out there which can makes things pretty overwhelming! Let me break it downContinue reading “How Do I Actually Invest Money?”

How do I buy a stock/share in Australia? Easy guide with examples

Know what company you are ready to invest in? 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 ExchangeContinue reading “How do I buy a stock/share in Australia? Easy guide with examples”